University Report 2015-16

SJU By the Numbers

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ACADEMIC RESEARCH

$2,781,616

Total awarded for 23 academic research projects of Saint Joseph's Faculty

SUCCESS IN THE SCIENCES

75%

Average acceptance rate to medical, dental, veterinary or podiatry schools over the past five years (national medical school acceptance rate, 32-39% in 2016)

2,000

Hours of classroom instruction, mostly hands-on science, delivered by 50 undergraduate and graduate students to 500 children in the GeoKids program

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT RANKINGS

(Released 2016)

11  SJU's ranking among 187 regional universities (North)

NATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM RANKINGS

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No. 1   Risk Management and Insurance program

8   Marketing (Entertainment, Food, International, Pharmaceutical & Healthcare, Sports)

10   Accounting

 

21 Business Intelligence & Analytics

GRADUATE BUSINESS PROGRAMS

12   Executive MBA

 

13   Finance

13   Marketing

IN PHILADELPHIA, ONLINE PROGRAMS

No. 1   Haub School of Business graduate programs

2   Graduate Education program

2   MBA program

4   Bachelor's Completion programs

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CLASS OF 2020

1,262   Undergraduates

18.2%   Students of color

87%   Students who had taken Honors and/or AP courses

3.62   Average high school GPA

1144   Average SAT score

25.7   Average ACT score

29   States represented

14   Nations represented

78.1%   Admittance rate (6% decrease since 2014)

8,876   Applications (6.2% increase over prior year)

24.3%   Increase in international applicants

17%   Increase in applications from students of color

99   Honors Program students (up from 57 in prior year)

SERVICE

500+   Students, faculty, staff and alumni volunteered for APEX, the Spring Break Appalachian Experience

500   Students participated in weekly service

174   Freshmen took part in Philadelphia Service Immersion Program

 

VETERANS

$50K   Grant to SJU's Veterans Entrepreneurial Jumpstart program from the U.S. Small Business Administration

 

AUTISM SERVICES

100%   Pass rate of the Board Certified Behavior Analyst exam for Kinney Center graduate assistants (national average, 40%)