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Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Overview

Saint Joseph's College of Maine is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Standish, Maine. Saint Joseph's Maine is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

What Is Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Known For?

382 Undergraduate Awards
$40,073 Avg Cost After Aid
80% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Saint Joseph's Maine may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 10 to 1.
  • The student loan default rate at Saint Joseph's Maine is 3%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the post-master's certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Saint Joseph's Maine.
  • In 2017-2018, 99% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Saint Joseph's Maine bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $43,400 a year. That's about 6% more than their peers at other schools.
  • It takes the average Saint Joseph's Maine student 4.1 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

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Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Rankings

Saint Joseph's Maine is ranked #3 out of 13 schools in Maine.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Saint Joseph's Maine.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts General Studies Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Best Allied Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Saint Joseph’s College of Maine?

Location of Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Contact details for Saint Joseph's Maine are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, ME 04084-5236
Phone: 207-892-6766
Website: www.sjcme.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SaintJosephsCollegeOfMaine
Twitter: http://twitter.com/SaintJosephsME

How Do I Get Into Saint Joseph’s Maine?

You can apply to Saint Joseph’s Maine online at: www.commonapp.org

Admission Requirements for Saint Joseph’s Maine

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Saint Joseph’s Maine?

80% Acceptance Rate
64% Of Accepted Are Women
Saint Joseph's Maine has an acceptance rate of 80%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 81%, and the acceptance rate for women is 80%.

Can I Afford Saint Joseph’s College of Maine?

$40,073 Net Price
81% Take Out Loans
3.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Saint Joseph's Maine is $40,073. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Saint Joseph's Maine, approximately 81% of students took out student loans averaging $11,832 a year. That adds up to $47,328 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Saint Joseph's Maine is 3.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Undergraduate Student Diversity

972 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,440 undergraduate students at Saint Joseph's Maine, with 972 being full-time and 468 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Saint Joseph's Maine

There are also 666 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 972 full-time undergraduates at Saint Joseph's Maine, 37% are male and 63% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Saint Joseph's Maine

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Saint Joseph's College of Maine students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Saint Joseph's Maine Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 7
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 18
White 510
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 429

Geographic Diversity

Maine students aren't the only ones who study at Saint Joseph's College of Maine. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine

1,050 Took All Classes Online
1,050 Took At Least One Class Online
-12.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 6 bachelor’s degree and 8 master’s degree programs available online at Saint Joseph's Maine. In 2017-2018, 1,050 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Saint Joseph's Maine has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 6th most popular in Maine for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Saint Joseph’s Maine

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Saint Joseph's College of Maine was -12.6%. This is the #2,602 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Saint Joseph's Maine regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Saint Joseph's Maine majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health Professions 28%
Business Administration & Management 5%
Business, Management & Marketing 18%
General Psychology 29%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 20%
Psychology 29%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Saint Joseph's Maine ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Saint Joseph's Maine.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Theological & Ministerial Studies #111
Allied Health Professions #118
Public Health #124
General Education #134
Theology & Religious Vocations #166
General Psychology #188
Psychology #253
Educational Administration #290
Teacher Education Grade Specific #341
Accounting #355
Health & Medical Administrative Services #425

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Nursing 0 0 62 4 70 136
Health & Medical Administrative Services 45 0 21 0 3 69
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 0 8 2 37 47
General Education 0 0 0 0 42 42
Allied Health Professions 0 3 37 0 0 40
Business Administration & Management 0 0 24 0 13 37
Health & Physical Education 0 0 33 0 0 33
Accounting 0 0 10 0 12 22
Public Health 0 0 0 1 19 20
General Biology 0 0 19 0 0 19
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 7 12 0 19
Marketing 0 0 13 0 0 13
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 11 0 0 11
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 11 0 0 11
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 11 0 0 11
General Psychology 0 1 6 0 0 7
Social Work 0 0 7 0 0 7
Human Resource Management 0 0 5 0 0 5
International Business 0 0 5 0 0 5
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 5 0 0 5
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 5 0 0 5
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 5 0 0 5
Political Science & Government 0 0 4 0 0 4
Computer Information Systems 0 0 3 0 0 3
Special Education 0 0 3 0 0 3
History 0 0 3 0 0 3
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 3 0 0 3
Educational Administration 0 0 0 2 0 2
Mathematics 0 0 2 0 0 2
Chemistry 0 0 2 0 0 2
Sociology 0 0 2 0 0 2
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 1 0 0 1
General English Literature 0 0 1 0 0 1
Writing Studies 0 0 1 0 0 1
Philosophy 0 0 1 0 0 1
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 1 0 0 1
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 1 0 0 1
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Health Professions 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 45 4 333 21 196 599

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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