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Office of Admissions

  • Mercy Hall, 1st Floor
    1678 Asylum Ave
    West Hartford, CT 06117

  • Office Hours
    Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

  • Undergraduate Admissions:
    [email protected]
    Graduate Admissions:
    [email protected]

Not Just a Degree, An Experience

Apply for admission at the University of Saint Joseph to start your journey of becoming the strongest, smartest, boldest you! Whether you are here to pursue your undergraduate or graduate degree, you will join a historic tradition of empowering students to learn, lead, and discover their fullest potential.

With the mission to cultivate individuals with strong ethical values, personal integrity, and social responsibility, USJ has been recognized by the U.S. News and World Report as the third Best National University in Connecticut. Explore why you should choose USJ

Offering 30+ undergraduate programs and 40+ graduate programs with evening, weekend, and online class options, USJ provides a rich academic experience that develops sought-after job candidates who enjoy successful careers. And when you add in USJ’s scholarship and financial aid opportunities, plus our fun and fulfilling student life, you don’t just get a degree, you get an experience. 

Launch your life at USJ!

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Undergraduate Admissions

At the University of Saint Joseph, you are empowered to pursue your passions and turn them into fruitful careers. With more than 30 undergraduate programs, USJ offers a rich academic experience to students from diverse backgrounds. Whether you are applying as a first-year student or transfer student, we are here to support you in every step of the admission process.   

First-Year Students 

If you have completed your high school education and have not enrolled in a post-secondary institution, you are eligible to apply to USJ as a first-year student. To help you with your application, USJ’s Admissions Office provides detailed information about the admission requirements and processes.  

Learn more about First-Year Student Admissions

Transfer Students 

At USJ, we appreciate the experiences and knowledge you bring to our community as a transfer student. If you have earned some college credits from another university or a community college after graduating from high school, you are welcome to transfer to the University of Saint Joseph and continue your academic journey. Have an associate degree and want to pursue a bachelor’s degree? We encourage you to apply to our degree completion programs! 

Learn more about Transfer Admissions

Graduate Admissions

USJ’s rigorous curriculum helps you fulfill your true passion as you take the first next step towards the rest of your life. All of our graduate programs are designed to fit your busy life schedule, offering both traditional classroom settings and flexible online courses.

Learn more about Graduate Admissions

International Applicants 

The University of Saint Joseph values the diversity of our student body. We welcome students from across the globe to join our campus community in West Hartford, Connecticut.  

Learn more about International Admissions

Admission Deadlines 


The University of Saint Joseph reviews undergraduate applications on a rolling basis. You may apply at any time and expect a decision approximately two weeks after your application is complete. 


Some graduate programs may have specific application deadlines. Please review the admission requirements and deadlines detailed on the program page or contact our expert admissions staff for more information. 

USJ Tuition & Financial Aid

At USJ, we strive to make our rigorous education affordable to our students. To help you pay for your tuition, we offer generous financial aid packages to our undergraduate students with a combination of scholarships, grants, and student loans. Graduate students also have access to financial assistance. Explore your financial aid options.

Visit the University of Saint Joseph

Do you want to know more about the student life, facilities, and campus culture at USJ? Come visit the University of Saint Joseph and have a personalized glimpse of the distinct campus experience! You may register for an in-person admissions presentation and campus tour or schedule a virtual meeting with our admissions counselors. 

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Apply to USJ Today! 

Submit your application today to start your unique journey at the University of Saint Joseph. USJ is fully test-optional for all programs and scholarships! To learn more about the application process and requirements, contact the Office of Admissions.  

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