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Saint Josephs College-Suffolk Campus

Saint Josephs College-Suffolk Campus Rating: 3.1/5 (12 votes)

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Introduction

Established in 1916; St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is an independent and coeducational liberal arts college located in Patchogue, Long Island, New York. It also operates a campus in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn. Since 1916, the College has provided an affordable liberal arts education to an assorted group of students. St. Joseph’s prepares students for lives of integrity, social responsibility, and service.

Academics

Saint Josephs College is fully accredited by the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA). The institute is also a member of several associates such as American Council on Education; Council for Adult and Experimental Learning; National Association of College and University Business Officers; Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; National League for Nursing; College Entrance Examination Board; Council for Adult and Experimental Learning; and Long Island Regional Advisory Council on Higher Education.

Saint Josephs College provides education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. It offers degrees in more than 23 majors, special courses and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs in diverse areas of study such as health care management, management, business, human services, nursing, accounting and education. SJC is composed of two academic divisions: School of Arts and Sciences; and School Of Professional and Graduate Studies.

SJC offers a variety of certificate programs for students interested in acquiring new skills in diverse areas of career interests. Any of the certificate programs can be taken as an addition to a separate degree or as a way of advancing a professional career. Some of the certificate programs include Health Care Management; Home Care Administration; Information Technology Applications; Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations; Training and Staff Development; Home Care Administration; and Criminology/Criminal Justice.

SJC Online

St. Joseph’s College offers online degrees and certificates for students who are unable to attend a traditional college due to various personal and professional commitments. The online programs foster educational and career advancements of the students. The flexible online programs enable working adults with skills and knowledge pertaining to management, organizational behavior, business, and human resources to promote managerial success from the comforts of their home. Some of the online programs offered at SJC are Executive M.B.A.; Organizational Management; Certificate in Leadership and Supervision; and Certificate in Human Resources.

Admissions

St. Joseph’s College boasts an enrollment of more than 3,500 students each semester. Freshman students seeking admission to the College must send their completed application form along with official transcripts and their ACT/ SAT score. Getting a transfer to the institute is easy. Students seeking a transfer must send their application along with official transcripts from all previously attended institutes. International students are also encouraged to apply for admission to SJC. Applicants from non-English speaking countries must take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) test to provide a proof of their proficiency in the language.

Financial Aid

St. Joseph’s College believes in providing equal opportunity for education to all, and hence it presents a variety of financial aid programs to help students pay for college. Students seeking financial assistance must complete the following online applications: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP); and New York State Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS).

The institute offers financial assistance through different mediums, such as grants, scholarships, and loans. Grants and scholarships are the type of gift aids, which do not have to be returned. Some of the grants and scholarships are Presidential Scholarship, Scholastic Achievement Award, Alumni Grant, Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, Incentive Grants, and Catholic School Grant.

The College also participates in the following federal programs: Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG), Pell Grant, College, Perkins Loan and Family Education Loan Programs/ Stafford and Plus Loans. Students may opt for the federal loans, however this type of financial aid must be returned with interest. The institute also offers work-study programs to enable students take up part time jobs to pay for college. Apart from assisting students meet the educational expenses, the work-study programs also help them gain relevant work experience in their field of interest.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 4939th for the average student loan amount.
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Students

The Office of Student Life at St. Joseph’s organizes all student services, creates an atmosphere where SJC students are encouraged to recognize and reach their maximum potential. The campus hosts myriad of events and activities, focused overall student development. There are also several students clubs and organizations in the campus. Students are encouraged to participate in the existing clubs or start a new one.

The Student Government Association (SGA) acts as the voice of the student body. It is the link between the students and the administration. Some of the registered student clubs and organizations are Accounting and Business Club; B.S.N./Nursing Club; Finance and Investment Club; NSSLHA/Speech Pathology Club; Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM); Women’s Issues Club; Council for the Arts; Chamber Choir; SJC Orchestra; and Student Athlete Advisory Committee (S.A.A.C.).

Greek life also has a strong presence in the campus. There are several fraternities and sororities, such as Alpha Theta Rho Sorority; Delta Psi Omega Fraternity; Lambda Psi Iota Sorority; Sigma Xi Epsilon; and Zeta Sigma Phi Sorority.

Campus Facilities:

The Callahan Library, named in honor of Sister Virginia Therese Callahan, was opened in the fall of 1989. It supports the academic pursuits of all students and faculty members through quality service and other facilities. The library is well-stocked with reference materials, books, guides, journals, videos, audiotapes, and other materials on a variety of subjects.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Student Graduation Demographics

Athletics

St. Joseph’s Suffolk Campus athletic department sponsors a variety of men’s and women’s teams in diverse sports such as baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, and tennis. The athletic teams are nicknamed Golden Eagles. The athletic teams participate in the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Division III sports. The John A. Danzi Athletic Center is a state-of-the-art athletic complex, including a jogging/walking track, pool, aerobics/dance studio, and a fitness center.

Local Community

The Long Island Campus is located in Patchogue directly off the Sunrise Highway. The Campus is just minutes from various points of interest such as the Great South Bay, Brookhaven National Laboratory, L.I. MacArthur Airport, Orient Point and the spectacular Long Island beaches.

Additional School Information

The Office of Career Development at Long Island Campus assists the students in finding a fulfilling career. Students can work with the counselors to identify their career and personal goals. The office provides a variety of services for students including resume writing help, cover letter writing, graduate school resources, internship resources, interview preparation, and job coordination.

Bibliography

  • St. Joseph’s College. 2010.
  • American Universities And Colleges. Walter de Gruyter, 1997. Print.

Information Summary

Ranks 99th in New York and 950th overall
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Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Patchogue, NY 11772-2399
Surrounding communityLarge suburb (inside urban area but outside city, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population41,913 (41,913 urban / N/A rural)
Households15,097 (2.73 people per house)
Median Household Income$53,582
Families10,253 (3.28 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Master's Colleges and Universities (smaller programs)
UndergraduateProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
GraduatePostbaccalaureate professional (education dominant)
Undergraduate PopulationMedium full-time four-year, selective, higher transfer-in
EnrollmentVery high undergraduate
Size & SettingMedium four-year, primarily nonresidential

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringMaster's degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District3601

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance Learning
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees


Ranks 2252nd for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
FT Undergraduate Tuition $16,200 $16,200 $16,200
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $575 $575 $575
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $530 $530 $530
FT Graduate Tuition $11,617 $11,617 $11,617
FT Graduate Required Fees $367 $367 $367
PT Graduate per Credit Hour $625 $625 $625
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $17,775 $17,775 $17,775
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $26,875 $26,875 $26,875
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $20,575 $20,575 $20,575

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $14,523 $15,973 $14,523 $15,973 $14,523 $15,973
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Books & Supplies $1,000(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $5,410 $6,000
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $1,800(N/C)
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $1,800(N/C)

Admission Details

Application Fee RequiredN/A
Undergraduate Application Fee$25
Graduate Application Fee$25
First Professional Application FeeN/A
Applicants 1,836 (528 male / 1,308 female)
Admitted 1,469 (416 male / 1,053 female)
Admission rate 80%
First-time Enrollment 495 (137 male / 358 female)
FT Enrollment 487 (136 male / 351 female)
PT Enrollment 8 (1 male / 7 female)
Total Enrollment4,358

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record  /   / 
College Prep. Completion
Recommendations
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scores
TOEFL
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NCAA
NCAA Basketball Conference Skyline Conference
NCAA Baseball Conference Skyline Conference
NCAA Track & Field Conference Skyline Conference

ACT Test Admission

781st for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting ACT results 48%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) /
Math scores (25/75 %ile) /
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 22 / 25

SAT Test Admission

578th for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting SAT results 80%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 500 / 580
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 500 / 590
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 1000 / 1170

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 1332nd for the average full-time faculty salary.
Tenure system
Average FT Salary $70,149 ($71,423 male / $69,268 female)
Number of FT Faculty 115 (47 male / 68 female)
Number of PT Faculty 291
FT Faculty Ratio 0.4 : 1
Total Benefits $2,200,449
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