St. Joseph's College, New York: Narrative Description

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245 Clinton Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11205-3688
Tel: (718)636-6800
Admissions: (718)636-6868
Fax: (718)636-7242
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Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1916. Setting: urban campus. Endowment: $23.4 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $7839 per student. Total enrollment: 1,313. Faculty: 137 (52 full-time, 85 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 607 applied, 71% were admitted. 32% from top 10% of their high school class, 50% from top quarter, 54% from top half. Full-time: 663 students, 78% women, 22% men. Part-time: 485 students, 71% women, 29% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 8 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 12% Hispanic, 39% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 61% 25 or older, 13% transferred in. Retention: 80% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences; education; business/marketing. Core. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 3.0 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Recommended: essay, 2 recommendations. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 8/15. Notification: continuous until 8/30.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Tuition: $11,078 full-time, $357 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $352 full-time, $11 per credit part-time, $30 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 24 open to all; local fraternities, local sororities; 10% of eligible men and 6% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Admissions Club, Science Club, dramatics, Shild Study Club, Dance Team. Major annual events: Annual Dinner and Awards Night, Murder Mystery Dinner, Holiday Festival. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. McEntegart Hall Library with 100,000 books, 4,198 microform titles, 432 serials, and 4,482 audiovisual materials. Operations spending 2003-04: $1.1 million. 90 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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