At Saint Joseph's University, you'll be challenged, inspired, encouraged and supported. Steeped in a tradition of academic rigor and social justice, Saint Joseph’s has been challenging students to lead engaged lives for more than 160 years. We believe in honoring our past while focusing on the future.
Founded in 1851 in Philadelphia, Saint Joseph’s encourages critical thinking, responsible citizenship and an appreciation for the liberal arts. We continue our nearly 500-year-old Jesuit tradition of revolutionary education, encouraging you to embrace broad perspectives, curious exploration and active engagement in the world.
We recognize that you are a multidimensional individual and provide the freedom and opportunities to grow mentally, spiritually, personally and creatively. A Saint Joseph’s education prepares you to lead a successful life of meaning and impact in a complex, fast-changing world.