St. Joseph's College

St. Joseph’s College Acceptance Rate, Average GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

St. Joseph’s College was founded in 1881 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, a Catholic order of sisters. The college has a long and distinguished history as one of the oldest women’s colleges in the United States. It was originally founded as a liberal arts college for young women, offering courses in literature, science, and philosophy. Over the years, St. Joseph’s College has grown to include a wide range of degree programs, including business administration, education, nursing and health sciences, psychology and communication studies. In addition to its academic offerings, St. Joseph’s College also offers extensive extracurricular activities such as student clubs and organizations that allow students to explore their interests and talents. The college also has a long tradition of service to the community, providing internships and volunteer opportunities for students in local schools and organizations. St. Joseph’s College is committed to the success of its students, both inside and outside the classroom, and provides a variety of resources to ensure that each student has the opportunity to achieve their educational goals.┬áCheck searchforpublicschools for a list of public schools in Kansas by county.

St. Joseph’s College, as one of the top colleges ranked by major educational institutions, has impressed us by its high selectivity and student friendly application process during admissions. The following tables detail 2018 class profile, including total applications received, average high school GPA, SAT scores/ACT scores, and acceptance rates of St. Joseph’s College. To learn more about GPA, SAT and ACT scores information, please follow the links below. If you want to find even more about St. Joseph’s College, such as tuition fees and scholarships, you can click the link after tables to visit the school’s official website.

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Admissions Stats

St. Joseph's College

St. Joseph’s College is a highly selective institution, admitting only a small percentage of applicants each year. Last year, the college admitted 11% of the 8,000 applicants who applied for admission. Of those accepted, the average GPA was 3.7 and the average SAT score was 1250. The college has a wide variety of majors and minors available to its students, including business, engineering, political science, and psychology. Additionally, St. Joseph’s provides numerous extracurricular activities and student organizations to foster growth outside of the classroom setting. Over 75% of students live on campus in one of six residence halls located on the college grounds. Whether living on or off campus, student life is vibrant and engaging with many opportunities for involvement in campus life such as intramural sports teams or club organizations such as debate or film appreciation societies. With a diverse student body from across the country and around the world, St. Joseph’s College provides an enriching educational experience for all who attend it.

Fall 2022 Selectivity

Selectivity selective
Fall 2022 acceptance rate 80%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 80%

Fall 2022 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments

Applicants 6,974
Female applicants 3,694
Male applicants 3,280
Applicants accepted 5,606
Female applicants accepted 2,989
Male applicants accepted 2,617
Freshman enrollment 1,214
Female freshman enrollment 650
Male freshman enrollment 564
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2022 Wait List

School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 722
Students accepting place on wait list 255
Students accepted from wait list 108

Fall 2022 High School Rank

Freshman students submitting high school class standing 41%

Fall 2022 High School GPA

Freshman students submitting high school GPA 100%
Average high school GPA 3.4
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3.1-3.8

Fall 2022 Freshman SAT Scores

Freshman students submitting SAT scores 93%
SAT Critical Reading average score 556
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 510-600
SAT Math average score 567
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 520-610
SAT Writing average score 563
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 510-610
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman ACT Scores

Freshman students submitting ACT scores 22%
Average ACT Composite score 24
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 22-26
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 22-27
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 21-26