SJC Named One of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges

September 10, 2018 BK LI

BROOKLYN AND PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – September 10, 2018 – St. Joseph’s College (SJC) was once again ranked as one of the nation’s top colleges by U.S. News & World Report. For more than a decade, SJC has been selected as one of the nation’s top colleges by U.S. News & World Report in the Regional Universities – North category, and this year saw the College move up nine spots in the rankings.

“This year's U.S. News and World Report listing once again confirms that St. Joseph's College delivers on its promise to provide its students with a world-class education that will prepare them for success,” said Donald R. Boomgaarden, Ph.D., SJC president. “Our emphasis on offering our students a truly transformative college experience at a modest cost enables them to begin their adult lives with little debt and in a position to thrive.”

With campuses in Brooklyn, Long Island and Online, SJC was selected to this year’s list of top Regional Universities–North based upon its high graduation and retention rates, as well as social mobility of its graduates, assessment of excellence, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources and alumni giving. In addition, U.S. News & World Report named SJC to its list of Best Colleges for Veterans. The College was selected to this list due to its high comprehensive rankings, as well as its eligibility in the 9/11 GI Bill® Yellow Ribbon Program.

SJC was also named to Forbes’ list of America's Top Colleges.

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St. Joseph’s College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility and service. Through SJC Brooklyn, SJC Long Island and SJC Online, the College offers degrees in 50 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.