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The University of Saint Joseph is the premier small private university in Connecticut developing professionals for in-demand fields of health care, social services, education, and the sciences with its undergraduate and graduate degree programs designed for your goals!
A USJ degree is a proven credential for undergraduates seeking a traditional New England college setting with exceptional NCAA Division III athletics and a strong sense of community.
For graduate students ready to learn more and earn more, USJ offers online, hybrid, and on-ground masters and doctoral programs with innovative curricula that attract students from around the world.
History & Location
- The University of Saint Joseph is an independent not-for-profit organization founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1932 in the Catholic tradition.
- USJ’s beautiful 90-acre main campus is one mile from West Hartford’s thriving downtown and three miles from Hartford, Connecticut’s capital city. Explore Blue Back Square!
- 25+ undergraduate majors and pre-professional areas of study
- Accelerated bachelors-to-masters degree options
- Online, hybrid, and on-campus degree programs
- Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program for veteran students, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Faculty & Classes
- More than 85% of full-time faculty hold terminal degrees
- All classes taught by faculty (never teaching assistants)
- Average class size: 14 students
- Student-to-faculty ratio: 8:1