Our Mission

The mission of St. Joseph's College is to provide a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, rooted in a liberal arts tradition that supports provision for career preparation and enhancement.

The College prepares each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility and service - a life that is worthy of the College’s motto, Esse non videri: “To be, not to seem.”

To accomplish this, St. Joseph’s College has established the following goals: 

  • To offer curricula that foster the knowledge and intellectual skills associated with the liberally educated person

  • To encourage students to develop personal value systems and responsible self-direction

  • To foster committed participation in the local and global communities

  • To help students develop as whole persons by providing individual attention, interactive teaching and opportunities for active participation in academic and extracurricular programs

  • To prepare students for their careers by offering the necessary professional and pre-professional education

  • To provide for the needs of a diversified student population with varied educational and professional experiences

  • To foster an environment of openness to the exploration and understanding of diverse ideas, traditions and cultures

  • To support educational programs and services that will contribute to the vitality of the communities served by the Brooklyn and Long Island campuses

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UPCOMING EVENTS
One-Stop Enrollment
9/4: Long Island. For adult-learner undergraduate programs.
SJC Preview Day for Prospective Students
9/13: Long Island. Discover the benefits of a St. Joseph's College education.
Networking Breakfast
9/25: Long Island. Learn the essentials of networking that could lead to your next opportunity
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