Quick Facts

St. Joseph's College
155 West Roe Boulevard
Patchogue, NY 11772

School Profile:

  • Private liberal arts college
  • Students are all commuters so all activities are focused on them
  • Total undergraduate enrollment:  3,075
  • Incoming freshmen class: 450
  • Incoming transfers: 430
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Our retention rate is 89 percent, which is above the national average


  • Tuition: $25,930 (2017-2018 school year)


  • Generous academic scholarships are available for academically qualified students
  • Students are automatically considered for scholarship when they apply
  • 74 percent of students receive some sort of financial aid

Student Profile:

  • Average GPA: 91 (unweighted)
  • Average SAT: 1092 (math and critical reading sections)
  • Average ACT: 23
  • 70 percent of freshmen have taken AP courses in high school


Patchogue, NY
South shore of Long Island in Suffolk County


We offer 30 majors, 22 minors, 5 pre-professional programs, 4 affiliated programs, 9 special offerings and 13 certificate programs.

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.


  • All St. Joseph’s College sports programs are NCAA Division III accredited
  • Men's sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, track and volleyball
  • Women's sports: basketball, cross country, equestrian, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track 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/security for individual school results)
  • 24-hour security presence
  • Students can have cars on campus
  • Student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1

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