International Students

International Students

Thousands of men and women have found a place at St. Joseph's College. They experience academic excellence, hands-on learning, personal attention and a vibrant, caring community. They choose St. Joseph's because of its strong academic and value-oriented education, affordable tuition and housing opportunities, generous scholarships and services that directly benefit them.

International students enjoy all the benefits of the American system of higher education and find it easy to develop a sense of community and a feeling of belonging. Come to St. Joseph's and get a NYC quality education at Long Island affordable prices.


If you are not currently a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and require Student Visa (F-1) sponsorship to enter, or remain, in the United States, you are considered to be an International Student. All prospective international students must demonstrate their ability to fund their educational expenses, including tuition, housing, books, etc. for the duration of their study.

If you have questions regarding immigration and/or visa requirements for international students, contact Angie Diaz in the In the Office of The Executive Dean at [email protected] or 718.940.5719.

About SJC Long Island

Approximately 60 miles east of New York City. Just minutes from the vibrant Downtown Patchogue. Only a few miles away from the beautiful beaches. All just a few feet from inspiration. St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus is an affordable private institution which offers quality education and a hands-on curriculum...exactly what you need for the career you deserve.

SJC Long Island is well situated on the South Shore of eastern Long Island, in the downstate region of New York State.  The College is just a short train ride into New York City, and minutes from the Great South Bay, L.I. MacArthur Airport, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Orient Point and many of Long Island's ocean beaches.

Spread over a 32-acre lakeside campus on the outskirts of Patchogue Village, facilities include six buildings and the new Outdoor Field Complex.

Please note that SJC Long Island does not have dormitories or housing options for international students. If you are considering enrolling at SJC Long Island you will be required to independently secure housing. 

Campus Highlights

The John A. Danzi Athletic Center boasts an elevated track, six-lane pool, weight room, fitness center and NCAA regulation basketball court that can seat 1,500. The $8 million, 33,000-square-foot state-of-the-art Business Technology Center opened in October 2002, housing classrooms, computer labs and faculty offices.

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