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Saint Joseph Seminary College

Saint Joseph Seminary College is Catholic college with 133 students located in St. Benedict, LA.

Open Admissions, Religiously affiliated, Seminary / Bible College

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Overview

Overview

Saint Joseph Seminary College says

Saint Joseph Seminary College is a community of faith and learning in the liberal arts rooted in the Benedictine tradition that promotes the development of the whole person. The formation program fosters the commitment of seminarians to the Roman Catholic priesthood in accordance with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Program of Priestly Formation. The Seminary College also supports preparation for service in lay ministries and makes available its educational and other resources to the local community. Saint Joseph Seminary College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033; Telephone: 404.679.4500) to award the Bachelor of Arts degree. The Seminary College course of training also fulfills the requirements of ecclesiastical norms and offers a major in Philosophy and the Liberal Arts or in Philosophy and Theological Studies. The Commission on Colleges may be contacted only if there is evidence that Saint Joseph Seminary College is demonstrating significant non-compliance with an accreditation requirement or standard. The Principles of Accreditation are available at: http://www.sacscoc.org/principles.asp.

Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 133
Enrollment Breakdown 97% Full Time / 3% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 33% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 61%
Hispanic/Latino 35%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 3%

Housing

Campus housing is available for undergraduates and is mandatory for freshman. Freshman allowed to have car. No pets.

100% of students live on-campus.

100% of freshman live on-campus.

  • Housing Mandatory
  • Housing Offered
  • Men's Dorms

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Yearbook
  • Choral Groups
  • Campus Ministries

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: remedial instruction tutoring writing center
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries, dorms computer repair service available on campus dorms wired for high speed internet connections wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: health services personal counseling veteran's counselor chaplain/spiritual director financial aid counseling
  • Facilities: 1,200 acres of forest, romanesque abbey church
  • Special Needs Services: partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for hearing impaired services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): english as a second language (esl)
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (100%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Administration & Faculty

President- Rector Rev. Gregory M. Boquet, O.S.B.
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 16
Student : Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 81 : 18
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Character Personal Qualities, Religious Affiliation Commitment, Recommendations

Important: Rigor Of Secondary School Record, Interview

Also Considered: Talent Ability, Standardized Test Scores, Volunteer Work, Work Experience

High School Curriculum (years of study):
Required Recommended
History 0 1
English 0 3
Math 0 2
Science 0 2
Social Studies 0 0
Foreign Language 0 2
Academic Electives 0 0

Other Application Information: All SAT Scores Required for Review SAT or ACT

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $24,728 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $25,415
$30K-$48K $26,865
$48K-$75K $25,965

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $14,040, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $14,040 Same as On-Campus
Fees $2,300 Same as On-Campus
Housing $13,560 N/A
Books $1,200 $1,200
Total (before financial aid) $31,100 $17,540

Students Receiving Aid

50% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Scholarships/Grants 33% $5,050
Institutional Grants 8% $675
Pell Grants 33% $5,050
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 33% $4,136

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://saintjosephabbey.com/.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.sjasc.edu/admissions.php.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

75% of students graduated on time.

75% of students graduated in six years.

100% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

The Princeton Review

#20 Colleges: Most Popular Study Abroad Program
N/A Best Colleges (Midwestern)
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