SJC Recognized as Catholic College of Distinction

July 17, 2015 BK LI

BROOKLYN and PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – July 17, 2015 – St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as a 2015-2016 Catholic College of Distinction for its commitment to engaging students, great teaching, vibrant community and successful outcomes.

“St. Joseph's College is pleased to receive this recognition from Colleges of Distinction,” said Jack P. Calareso, Ph.D., SJC president. “We believe that it affirms our commitment to quality education that is value-centered and provides students with both excellent academic preparation and the experiences of service and citizenship.” 

Colleges of Distinction is a college guide that ranks the best places to learn, grow and succeed. The schools ranked are honored for the excellence of their programs, and are highly recommended by those in the know about college education. Each school that is recognized boasts vibrant classrooms; innovative learning experiences, such as service learning, study abroad programs and scientific research; active campuses; and excellent career preparation. 

In addition to this recognition, SJC has been ranked for 13 consecutive years among America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report and named to Forbes Magazine’s Top College list for seven consecutive years.

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. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 35 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.