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Saint Josephs College
Saint Josephs College US Highway 231 Rensselaer, IN 47978 Phone: (219) 866-6000
  • General Information
    About Saint Josephs College

    Saint Joseph's College (Indiana), a primarily undergraduate Catholic college, founded and sponsored by the Missionaries of the Precious Blood, pledges itself to a tradition of excellence and to a liberal education that is a united endeavor of intelligence and faith. The College places exceptional emphasis on the education of the whole person. Its nationally known Core Curriculum complements up-to-date career preparation in the major. These academic programs enrich and are enriched by programs of spiritual development, residence education, and athletics. The College serves a diverse student body composed of men and women of all races, creeds, and socio-economic backgrounds who can thrive academically, spiritually, and socially in this inclusive community. To fulfill this Mission, the College pledges: 1. To form graduates who are competent professionals, capable of assuming leadership roles in the world, who will embody Gospel values in their personal lives and professional careers. 2. To conduct the Core Curriculum and, through it, all College programs within the conceptual framework and value commitments of "Christian Humanism" that stem from our Judeo-Christian and Graeco-Roman traditions and from our Vatican II inspiration. 3. To give witness in a special way, in all aspects of campus life, academically and existentially, to the Christian Humanist values of justice and love and its commitment to human solidarity and interdependence on national and global levels. 4. To add to the emphasis to educate the whole student -- intellectually, physically, socially, and spiritually -- an abiding concern to provide personalized and individualized care. 5. To steward all the resources of the College in truth, in loving justice, and with concern for the needs of the individual. 6. To extend personal and professional services as Church and public needs may require.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Teacher certification
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • General Education Courses
    • Career Services available upon completion
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Roman Catholic
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    Campus Setting
    • Town: Distant
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 1,218
    Percent Admitted 73%
    Men Admitted N/A%
    Women Admitted N/A%
    Full Time Retention Rate 55%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 420 520
      Math 420 540
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 18 24
      English 18 24
      Math 17 24
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 1,154
    Native American 1
    Asian 8
    African American 96
    Hispanic 51
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 967
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0

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