Saint Josephs College Suffolk Campus

Saint Josephs College Suffolk Campus

Saint Joseph's College, New York is a private non-sectarian Liberal Arts College located in New York. The main campus is located in the borough of Brooklyn but it operates a branch campus in Patchogue, Suffolk County New York. The college was originally established as St. Joseph's College for Women by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood in 1916 and the Suffolk campus opened in 1976. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

Saint Joseph's College- Suffolk campus is home to an athletics department, which fields several men's and women's sports teams. The campus also hosts several multi-cultural programs and is home to a wide variety of students clubs and organizations.

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Contacting Saint Joseph's College Suffolk

Saint Josephs College-Suffolk Campus
155 W Roe Blvd
Patchogue , NY 11772-2399
General Phone: (631) 447-3200

Saint Joseph's College Suffolk Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching444special ed, elementary school teaching, English teaching, math teaching, reading teaching, social studies teaching, biology teaching, Spanish teaching
Business and Management232business management, accounting, human resources, business and related services
Liberal Arts142Spanish language, English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, social services, history
Therapy and Counseling53psychology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine34various nursing
Medical Administration18health care facilities management
Medicine17health professions
Mathematics16mathematics, mathematics and statistics
Family and Social Work13family studies, adult development and aging, community organization
Computer Science and Engineering11information science, computer services management
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10parks and recreation management
Security and Law Enforcement0criminal justice and police

Number of programs and degrees for Saint Joseph's College Suffolk in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree87226
Award of less than 1 academic year557
Master's degree685
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years52

Saint Joseph's College Suffolk Student Body

In 2007-2008, Saint Joseph's College Suffolk had a total enrollment of 3,911 students (3,226 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 31%
Women 69%
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 91%
Graduate 9%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 84%
Black 4%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 22%
20-21 27%
22-24 16%
25-29 8%
30-34 5%
35-39 5%
40-49 10%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Saint Joseph's College Suffolk Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 81 %
Part-Time 100 %

Saint Joseph's College Suffolk Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Patchogue, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Saint Joseph's College Suffolk Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal490560
SAT Math490590
SAT Writing460560

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT77%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Saint Joseph's College Suffolk Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 15,963
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 15,963
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Saint Joseph's College Suffolk participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 282501)

Saint Joseph's College Suffolk Faculty

Saint Joseph's College Suffolk has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year5$94,2925$93,792
Associate professoracademic year15$73,34920$71,931
Assistant professoracademic year24$59,43132$63,320
Instructoracademic year2*8$50,709
All faculty totalacademic year46$66,75065$66,761

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Saint Joseph's College Suffolk Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Skyline Conference
Baseball Skyline Conference
Track Skyline Conference

Saint Joseph's College Suffolk Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other
Information Science/Studies

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Family And Social Work
Adult Development and Aging
Community Organization and Advocacy
Human Development and Family Studies, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics and Statistics, Other
Mathematics, General

Medical Administration
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Saint Joseph's College Suffolk Apart:

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% students 40 years or older
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 20%Saint Joseph's College Suffolk Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
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checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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