Facts & Figures

Philadelphia’s Jesuit, Catholic University, Saint Joseph’s University provides a demanding, yet supportive educational experience that has been inspiring students to live greater since 1851. Our mission is to prepare students for personal excellence, professional success and engaged citizenship. 

At a Glance

Founding: 1851 by the Society of Jesus

Campus Location: 114 acres in western Philadelphia and Montgomery County; 82 buildings

President: Mark C. Reed, Ed.D.

Mascot: The Hawk

Colors: Crimson & Gray

University Seal

Accreditation: Approved by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education; accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the  Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, Erivan K. Haub School of Business

Academic Programs: 55 undergraduate day majors and 50 minors, over 30 degree completion and certificate programs including online options, and 52 graduate programs (in business or arts and sciences)

Unique Programs: Study Abroad, Honors program, Cooperative Education Program, Summer Scholars, Service-Learning, Faith-Justice Studies


By the Numbers


8,086 total in all programs
4,688 traditional undergraduates
82 visiting and non-matriculated undergraduates


2,533 in Erivan K. Haub School of Business
2,155 in College of Arts and Sciences
375 in College of Professional and Liberal Studies and Haub Degree Completion students


2,941 graduate and doctoral students
1,847 in arts and sciences programs
1,094 in business programs