University of Saint Joseph Nursing Programs
University of Saint Joseph is a private not-for-profit institution situated in West Hartford, Connecticut. West Hartford is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
University of Saint Joseph Rankings
According to our 2021 analysis, USJ is ranked #227 out of 1,284 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards USJ has earned from around the web.
|#10||Best Colleges for Nursing||College Factual|
|#23||Best Nursing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#75||Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#164||Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
Where Is University of Saint Joseph?
Contact details for USJ are given below.
|Address:||1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117|
How Do I Get Into USJ?
You can apply to USJ online at: https://usj.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for USJ
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into USJ?
Average Test Scores
About 89% of students accepted to USJ submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 590. Math scores were between 470 and 570.
Can I Afford University of Saint Joseph?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At USJ, approximately 82% of students took out student loans averaging $7,427 a year. That adds up to $29,708 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at USJ is 2.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of Saint Joseph Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,494 graduate students at the school.
Of the 794 full-time undergraduates at USJ, 20% are male and 80% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Saint Joseph students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||110|
|Hispanic or Latino||110|
Connecticut students aren't the only ones who study at University of Saint Joseph. At this time, 6 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 13 countries are represented at USJ. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, India, and Netherlands.
Online Learning at University of Saint Joseph
The following chart shows how the online learning population at USJ has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 3rd most popular in Connecticut for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of USJ
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Saint Joseph was 2.4%. This is the #1,326 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at USJ regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at USJ ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at USJ.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Saint Joseph Nursing Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing||0||8||0||0||8|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Eddy.dossantos2 under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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