Why choose SJC?

One big reason to choose Saint Joseph's is that faculty members here are accomplished, yet accessible. Their attitude is student-oriented and they will go the extra mile for your child. Your child's educational outcome will reflect that personal attention. Beyond academic excellence, other big reasons to pick Saint Joseph's are location and community. Campus is safe and friendly. Everyone knows everyone, and the location couldn't be more stunning. Need more reasons?

Paying for your child's education

We offer many scholarships to help students pay for their education, as well as grants, and state and federal funding programs.

Make sure your child fills out the necessary forms by our priority filing date of March 1.

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We also offer numerous work-study jobs, if awarded, and on campus jobs. Learn more about financial aid at Saint Joe's.

How we can support your child's success

First-Year Experience Seminar

First-Year Experience Seminar enhances the first-year student experience through academic and social connections. First-year students will expand upon academic skills already developed, while gaining a more meaningful understanding of themselves and their surroundings through different cultural experiences within the Saint Joseph's College community.

The Academic Center

The Academic Center located in Alfond Hall provides study skills workshops, writing tutors, peer tutoring within various departments, individualized mentoring for academic success, and accommodations for students with disabilities. Our first-year enrichment program matches a faculty or staff mentor to each first-semester freshman. Faculty and staff members meet with students regularly throughout their first year, helping them to assess their strengths and weaknesses, as well as, assist in their transition to college. The Academic Center also work with each student to set goals for academic success and to connect students with help they may need.

Internships - where your child learns firsthand and receives credit

We foster internships in the Greater Portland area through our connections with businesses and organizations. Intern placements include American Red Cross, L.L. Bean, Lake Region Animal Hospital, Portland Sea Dogs, Maine State Government, and many more.

Career Services

The career services office will help your child with career assessment, résumé writing, workshops, employment, internships, grad school and prepare for job interviews.

Counseling Center

The college experience can bring challenges - both positive and not-so-positive. Counseling Center staff can often help students deal with some of the difficulties encountered along the way.

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Admission application: Mar. 1 priority date

Admission app for nursing students: Jan. 15

Finaid application: Mar. 1


$200 tuition deposit

$100 deposit and housing contract: May 1 (no refunds after this date)

Who to contact

For questions about: Ask for:
Admissions Vickie McGovern
Athletics Brian Curtin
Bookstore Jan Hilton
Campus Ministry Frank Daggett
Computer Services Skip Williamson
Counseling Center Dr. Liz Wiesen
Course Registration Kevin Paquette
Dining Services Stuart Leckie
Disability Services Holly Sanborn
Financial Aid Rhonda Mynahan
Health & Wellness Center Doreen Webber
Student Life, Housing and Activities Jon Blanchard
Security & Vehicle Registration Security Office
Treasurer's Office Mary McVeigh
The Academic Center Vincent Kloskowski