Points of Pride

The University of Saint Joseph provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population while maintaining a strong commitment to developing the potential of women. It's core values are a Catholic identity; commitment to women; compassionate service; academic excellence;integrity; hospitality; and diversity.


In 1932, the Sisters of Mercy of Connecticut set out on a remarkable journey. Their mission: to establish the first liberal arts college for women in the Hartford area; one founded on the principles of service and leadership; one determined to develop the potential of women in a complex and evolving world. -

Location & Contact

University of Saint Joseph

1678 Asylum Avenue

West Hartford, CT 06117

United States

Office of Admissions

Phone: 860.231.5216

Web: http://www.usj.edu

Degrees Offered

Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Pre-Professional and Certificate Programs

Areas of Study

  • Accounting
  • Art History
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Education
  • Education/Early Childhood/Elementary
  • Education/Middle and High School
  • English
  • Family Studies
  • Food, Nutrition and Wellness
  • Global Studies/International Relations
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Work
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Women's/Gender Studies