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Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Saint Joseph's College of Maine was awarded 37 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is radiologic technology.

Overall Quality

Saint Joseph's Maine landed the #1,018 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Saint Joseph's Maine also holds the #7 spot on the Best Colleges in Maine ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Saint Joseph’s Maine?

Acceptance Rate

Saint Joseph's College of Maine has an acceptance rate of 87%, so it is easier to gain admission to this school than some others. Still, the admissions staff will examine your application closely to make sure you're a good fit for Saint Joseph's Maine.

Average Test Scores

About 1% of students accepted to Saint Joseph's Maine submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 385 and 415. Math scores were between 523 and 568.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Saint Joseph's College of Maine  ( 385 to 415 )

SAT Math Scores for Saint Joseph's College of Maine  ( 523 to 568 )
Saint Joseph's Maine received ACT scores from 3% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Saint Joseph's College of Maine  ( 20 to 24 )

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Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Saint Joseph's Maine it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Saint Joseph's College of Maine is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 73% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Saint Joseph's College of Maine enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  73 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Saint Joseph's Maine the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 52%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  52 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine.

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,329 undergraduates at Saint Joseph's Maine with 853 being full-time and 476 being part-time.

How Much Does Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Cost?

The overall average net price of Saint Joseph's Maine is $26,929. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Saint Joseph’s Maine

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$21,729 $23,029 $23,263 $27,653 $31,027

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Saint Joseph's Maine, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Saint Joseph's Maine, approximately 90% of students took out student loans averaging $11,486 a year. That adds up to $45,944 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Saint Joseph's Maine is 4.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Saint Joseph’s Maine Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Saint Joseph's Maine with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $43,400 in their early years. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine make the most money.

Location of Saint Joseph’s College of Maine

Located in Standish, Maine, Saint Joseph's College of Maine is a private not-for-profit institution. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Saint Joseph's Maine.

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Contact details for Saint Joseph's Maine are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, ME 04084-5236
Phone: 207-892-6766

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 38 majors graduated from Saint Joseph's College of Maine. Of these students, 288 received undergraduate degrees and 190 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 62 $65,170
General Biology 26 NA
Allied Health Professions 24 $70,456
Health & Physical Education 23 $26,933
Business Administration & Management 17 $38,289
Health & Medical Administrative Services 14 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 13 $39,369
Health Sciences & Services 13 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 10 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 8 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Saint Joseph's College of Maine along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Saint Joseph’s Maine

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 1,018 students took at least one online class at Saint Joseph's College of Maine. This is an increase from the 792 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,018 1,018
2018-2019 792 792
2017-2018 1,050 1,050
2016-2017 1,238 1,238
2015-2016 1,094 1,094

Learn more about online learning at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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