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St Joseph's University
5600 City Avenue
Lower Merion
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Cross Street: Presedential Blvd.
General Information
Saint Joseph's University is a private, coeducational Roman Catholic Jesuit university located partially in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia and partially in Lower Merion

Saint Joseph's students engage enthusiastically in all facets of campus life - academic, social, athletic, ethical and spiritual. Their active participation creates a vibrant, dynamic campus community. In all their activities, students emphasize personal integrity as well as a respect and concern for others. This produces a mutually supportive,St. Joseph's University humane and tolerant environment for individual success and service to others.

Because of its location, Saint Joseph's has lifelong ties to the people, professional opportunities and culture of Philadelphia. Students enjoy direct access to internships, cooperative programs and positions in virtually all careers, most of which have a major presence in the region, which is the hub of the Northeast corridor. In addition, there are ample outlets for community involvement and service learning.

Students also take part in Philadelphia's big-time sports, entertainment and historical events. Saint Joseph's graduates are highly motivated individuals - with the ambition to achieve, succeed, and make a lasting impact in their careers and communities.

They bring to all their activities a dedication to uncompromising excellence. As a consequence, alumni of Saint Joseph's rise to the highest levels of leadership and use this influence to transform organizations into exemplary models of success and integrity. Bound also by a lasting pride in their alma mater, the Saint Joseph's alumni network of nearly 50,000 is strong and eager to help students find meaningful employment after graduation.

  • Campus Tours: Student Hawk Hosts guide groups through campus every day Monday through Friday, sharing their experiences and answering questions.

  • Discover SJU Days: A member of the admissions staff highlights the many facets of the University and the admissions process in a presentation held on Mondays, Fridays, and select Saturdays throughout the year.
  • Undergraduate Open Houses: The campus community drops everything to welcome families to the University in an all-day open house. Presentations are given on admissions, athletics, student life and a parent's perspective.

  • University College Open Houses: Open houses for students interested in the undergraduate continuing studies programs.

  • Graduate Business Information Sessions: Held regularly throughout the year.

  • Graduate Science Information Sessions: Held regularly throughout the year.

  • Clubs and Organizations:
  • Held regularly throughout the year.
  • 54th and City
  • Accounting Society
  • Business Leadership Council Clubs
  • Boo Crew
  • Community Day
  • Crimson and Gray
  • Delta Sigma Pi
  • Hand In Hand
  • Japanese Culture Club
  • Men's Club Soccer
  • Radio 1851
  • Resident Hawk Association
  • Student Websites
  • Choral Activities
  • Student Senate
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