Saint Joseph's University (also referred to as SJU or St. Joe's) is a private, coeducational Roman Catholic Jesuit university that is located in three separate campuses, namely the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia, the Lower Merion Township and the Pennsylvania Main Line, Pennsylvania, United States.
The school was founded in 1851 as Saint Joseph's College by the Society of Jesus. As of 2010, Saint Joseph's University is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Saint Joseph's University educates over 8,500 students each year in over 60 undergraduate majors, 12 special-study options, 28 study-abroad programs, 53 graduate study areas, and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. It has 17 centers and institutes. Saint Joseph's is one of the oldest Jesuit, Catholic universities in the United States.
Saint Joseph's has grown in physical size and scope since 2001 with the addition of the Maguire Campus, construction of new campus buildings, and the addition of new majors and programs annually. For the 2012 U.S. News and World Report rankings, in the Master's Universities (North) category, Saint Joseph's was ranked number 8.
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