Saint Joseph's University

Private University

Philadelphia, United States

Saint Joseph's University (SJU or St. Joe's) was established in 1851 by the Society of Jesus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Started as Saint Joseph’s College, St. Joseph’s University is the 7th oldest Jesuit university in the USA and the 28th member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Uni Read more


Highlights of Saint Joseph's University

  • Saint Joseph’s University’s team is nicknamed The Hawks who are affiliated with NCAA Division I, Atlantic 10 Conference and Northeast Conference (NEC).
  • The University has developed a strategic plan, Plan 2020: Gateway to the Future, has been focusing on focused on academic distinction growth, facility advancement and increased endowment.
  • The university has also raised more than  $20 million and opened 40 new scholarships under President Gillespie's Magis Scholarship Initiative
  • Saint Joseph's University has its own radio called Radio 1851 which is fully student-run radio station which plays a variety of genres, including indie rock, rap/hip-hop, country, and electric dance, etc.
  • The university also published a number of journals, magazines and newspapers including alumni SJU Magazine, Haub School Review, Intellect, The Hawk, The Crimson and Gray Literary Magazine and Library Lines. 
  • The university also has Saint Joseph's University Press for publishing books and articles written by faculty and other authors.
  • A university with 30 clubs also offers 20 NCAA Division 1 Athletic programs and intramural sports, and fitness programs

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