College of St. Joseph

71 Clement Rd, Rutland, United States
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Overview of College of St. Joseph

About this school

The College of St. Joseph, founded in 1950, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 90-acre campus is located in Rutland, 66 miles from Burlington.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:237
    • Men:93 (39.2%)
    • Women:144 (60.8%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to College of St. Joseph is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
5

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
71 Clement Road
City, State, Zip
Rutland, VT  05701-3899
Phone
(802) 773-5900 x3286
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
69% of 146 applicants were admitted
Women
73% of 92 applicants were admitted
Men
63% of 54 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
78 (77%) of 101 admitted students enrolled
Women
48 (72%) of 67 admitted students enrolled
Men
30 (88%) of 34 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.80
375 And Above
5%
3.50 - 3.74
4%
3.25 - 3.49
7%
3.00 - 3.24
29%
2.50 - 2.99
32%
2.00 - 2.49
22%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
19 average |17-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
20%
• Score 18 - 23
40%
• Score 12 - 17
40%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


College of St. Joseph accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003685
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
43 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
43 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
43 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
8 (18.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$21,318
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 43 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,306
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 39 (90.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,028
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2 (4.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1 (2.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,500

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
156 (95.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
154 (98.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
154 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2 (1.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$21,801
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 153 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,928
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 146 (94.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,142
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 3 (1.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
2 (1.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $978

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
100%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$42,878
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
23.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Local/State Students, Previous College Experience, Religious Affiliation, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,121

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


12

Part-Time Faculty


46

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


16%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 68% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
33
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


College of St. Joseph provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


53.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


44.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


50%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


53.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (13)


  • Accounting
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Psychology, Business/marketing, English

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (15)


  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • English Education
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


17,292

Nearest Metropolitan Area


117 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
7.5 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
170 mile(s) from campus in Boston
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Rutland
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Rutland

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


33% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


60%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
-
Mascot
Fighting Saint
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Softball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Softball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


College of St. Joseph offers choral groups, humans vs. zombies club, business club, human services club, student government association, cooking club

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


164

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
237
Women
144
Men
93

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 6.6% Black/African-American
  • 0.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 59.0% White

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


140

Student Resources

Study resources