Quick Facts

St. Joseph's College
155 W. Roe Blvd.
Patchogue, NY 11772

Campus Profile for SJC Long Island:

  • Private liberal arts college
  • Students are all commuters so all activities are focused on them
  • Total undergraduate enrollment: 3,059 (Fall 2017)
  • Incoming freshmen: 402  (Fall 2017)
  • Incoming transfers: 430 (Fall 2017)
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Our retention rate is 80 percent, which is above the national average (Fall 2017)


  • Undergraduate full-time tuition: $28,590 (2019-2020 academic year)
  • Undergraduate per credit tuition: $925


  • Generous academic scholarships are available for academically qualified students.
  • Students are automatically considered for scholarship when they apply.
  • 85 percent of SJC Long Island undergraduate students receive some sort of financial aid.

Student Profile (Incoming 2017 SJC Long Island Freshmen):

  • Average GPA: 3.5
  • Average SAT: 1102 (math and critical reading sections)
  • Average ACT: 23
  • 70 percent of freshmen have taken AP courses in high school


Patchogue, New York
South shore of Long Island in Suffolk County


More than 50 undergraduate majors, pre-professional and certificate programs, with graduate degrees in management, business, health care management, human services, nursing, accounting and education.

Most popular majors:

  • Child study
  • Adolescence education (concentrations in biology, mathematics, Spanish, history and English)
  • Biology
  • History
  • Business administration
  • Accounting
  • Psychology
  • Biology program is pre-med, pre-dental or pre-veterinarian.


  • St. Joseph’s College 20 sports programs are NCAA Division III accredited.
  • Men's sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, track & field (winter and spring) and volleyball
  • Women's sports: basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track & field (winter and spring) and volleyball
  • Use of the Danzi Athletic Center gym and pool is free to all students.
  • Intramural sports are available.


  • 32-acre lakeside campus
  • Incident-free security report for the past four years (visit ope.ed.gov/campussafety for individual school results)
  • 24-hour security presence
  • Students can have cars on campus.
  • Student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1.

Student Activities and Services:

  • Social, cultural, service and diversity clubs and organizations
  • Student Government Association and Campus Activities Board (C.A.B.)
  • Active sororities and fraternities
  • Academic major clubs to meet other students in their major
  • Study abroad opportunities available during each semester as well as winter and summer breaks
  • Academic Center and Math Lab for tutoring   
  • Honors program   
  • Office of Career Development and Engagement
  • Office of Student Accessibility Services
  • Counseling, wellness and Health Services