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St. Joseph’s College - Long Island Overview

St. Joseph's College - Long Island is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Patchogue, New York. St. Joseph's College - Long Island is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is St. Joseph’s College - Long Island Known For?

952 Undergraduate Awards
71% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at St. Joseph's College - Long Island is 4%, 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 St. Joseph's College - Long Island.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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St. Joseph’s College - Long Island Rankings

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 St. Joseph's College - Long Island.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Recreation Administration Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Special Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Most Popular Psychology Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Best Special Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Teacher Education Subject Specific Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#61 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#62 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#87 Most Popular Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards St. Joseph's College - Long Island has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#7 Highest Paid Recreation Administration Graduates College Factual
#16 Best Colleges for Special Education College Factual
#42 Highest Paid Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Graduates College Factual

Where Is St. Joseph’s College - Long Island?

Contact details for St. Joseph's College - Long Island are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 155 W Roe Blvd, Patchogue, NY 11772
Phone: 631-687-5100
Website: sjcny.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SJCNY
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SJCNY

How Do I Get Into St. Joseph’s College - Long Island?

You can apply to St. Joseph’s College - Long Island online at: www.sjcny.edu/applynow

Admission Requirements for St. Joseph’s College - Long Island

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program considered but not required
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into St. Joseph’s College - Long Island?

71% Acceptance Rate
66% Of Accepted Are Women
80% Submit SAT Scores
St. Joseph's College - Long Island has an acceptance rate of 71%, 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 34% of accepted students are men and 66% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 71%, and the acceptance rate for women is 71%.

Average Test Scores

About 80% of students accepted to St. Joseph's College - Long Island submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 580. Math scores were between 520 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for St. Joseph's College - Long Island  ( 510 to 580 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for St. Joseph's College - Long Island  ( 520 to 600 )
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800
St. Joseph's College - Long Island received ACT scores from 28% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 25. Math scores were between 20 and 26. Composite scores were between 22 and 25.

ACT English Scores for St. Joseph's College - Long Island  ( 20 to 25 )
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ACT Math Scores for St. Joseph's College - Long Island  ( 20 to 26 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for St. Joseph's College - Long Island  ( 22 to 25 )
1
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Can I Afford St. Joseph’s College - Long Island?

61% Take Out Loans
3.6% Loan Default Rate

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 St. Joseph's College - Long Island, approximately 61% of students took out student loans averaging $6,354 a year. That adds up to $25,416 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at St. Joseph's College - Long Island is 3.6%. 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.

St. Joseph’s College - Long Island Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,611 Full-Time Undergraduates
68% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,022 undergraduate students at St. Joseph's College - Long Island, with 2,611 being full-time and 411 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  St. Joseph's College - Long Island

There are also 937 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,611 full-time undergraduates at St. Joseph's College - Long Island, 32% are male and 68% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  St. Joseph's College - Long Island

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of St. Joseph's College - Long Island students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of St. Joseph's College - Long Island Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 60
Black or African American 86
Hispanic or Latino 436
White 1,685
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 341

Online Learning at St. Joseph’s College - Long Island

593 Took All Classes Online
1,632 Took At Least One Class Online
There are 6 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at St. Joseph's College - Long Island. In 2017-2018, 1,632 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at St. Joseph's College - Long Island has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 25th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 31%
Business, Management & Marketing 20%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 4%
Education 9%
General Psychology 11%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 31%
Health Professions 41%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 4%
Human Services 5%
Nursing 67%
Other Health Professions 3%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at St. Joseph's College - Long Island 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 St. Joseph's College - Long Island.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Public Administration #16
Other Health Professions #38
Human Services #67
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #89
General Psychology #194
Human Resource Management #195
Psychology #260
Public Administration & Social Service #264
Health & Medical Administrative Services #452

St. Joseph’s College - Long Island Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Special Education 0 145 0 118 263
Business Administration & Management 18 133 0 52 203
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 66 0 47 113
Accounting 0 56 0 35 91
Nursing 0 50 0 14 64
General Psychology 3 59 0 0 62
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 48 0 2 50
Communication & Media Studies 0 47 0 0 47
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 42 0 0 42
Other Health Professions 0 1 0 29 30
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 2 0 27 0 29
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 27 0 0 27
General Social Sciences 0 24 0 0 24
Recreation Administration 0 21 0 0 21
Hospitality Management 0 20 0 0 20
Human Services 0 19 1 0 20
Computer Information Systems 4 15 0 0 19
General Biology 0 18 0 0 18
Marketing 3 14 0 0 17
History 0 17 0 0 17
Human Resource Management 7 7 2 0 16
General English Literature 0 15 0 0 15
Computer Science 0 13 0 0 13
Human Development & Family Studies 0 11 0 0 11
Political Science & Government 0 11 0 0 11
Mathematics 0 10 0 0 10
Other Public Administration 0 0 0 8 8
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 5 0 0 5
Journalism 0 4 0 0 4
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 3 0 0 3
Gerontology 3 0 0 0 3
Chemistry 0 3 0 0 3
Fine & Studio Arts 0 3 0 0 3
General Philosophy & Religious Studies 0 2 0 0 2
Sociology 0 2 0 0 2
Educational Administration 0 0 0 1 1
Mental & Social Health Services 1 0 0 0 1
Information Science 0 0 0 0 0
Information Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Romance Languages 0 0 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 0 0
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 0 0 0
Other Statistics 0 0 0 0 0
Philosophy 0 0 0 0 0
Economics 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 41 911 30 306 1,288

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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