University of Saint Joseph (St. Joseph College)

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University of Saint Joseph can be found in West Hartford, CT, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around two thousand students enrolled each year at St. Joseph College.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT exam scores to St. Joseph College. A score within the range of 860 - 1040 on the SAT exam, or 18 - 22 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the St. Joseph College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.14. This school has an acceptance rate of about 86% with 21% of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall St. Joseph College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Saint Joseph was reported as 85.7% in Fall 2013 with over 860 applications submitted to St. Joseph College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • St. Joseph College ACT Scores: 18 - 22
  • St. Joseph College Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Saint Joseph?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Saint Joseph, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Saint Joseph has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 83.6%
  • 2010-2011: 81.2%
  • 2011-2012: 78.4%
  • 2012-2013: 81.6%
  • 2013-2014: 85.7%
  • Projected St. Joseph College Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 82.7%

How Does St. Joseph College Compare?

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The acceptance rate for University of Saint Joseph is fifty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Trinity College31.8%
Wesleyan University20.9%
Bay Path College57.6%
University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus42.1%
Springfield College69.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to St. Joseph College (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score18 - 22
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