Yellow Ribbon Program School
Servicemembers Opportunity College
St. Joseph's University New York


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General Information718-940-5800
TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedLess than one year certificate, Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Master's degree
Campus SettingCity, Large
Campus HousingNo
Student Population 4,687 (3,774 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12 to 1

St. Joseph's College


Mission Statement

Brooklyn Phone: 718-940-5800
Patchogue, Long Island Phone: 631-687-4500
St. Joseph’s University, New York Online: 631-687-4501

The qualities that have made your military service successful — integrity, competence, determination and discipline — make you an ideal candidate to succeed at St. Joseph’s University, New York. Now is the perfect time to make the most of your talents, advance your career and prepare for your future by completing a degree or certificate program at one of our campuses in Brooklyn, Patchogue or Online.
St. Joseph's University, New York offers convenience along with a private education that U.S. News & World Report has ranked among the best in the New York Metropolitan area for the past decade. You can take courses where it best suits you: Online, at our campuses in Brooklyn and on Long Island, or at a military installation—Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island, the Jones Beach Coast Guard Station in Freeport, SFO Moriches in East Moriches and the Shinnecock Coast Guard Station in Hampton Bays. 
St. Joseph's University, New York has been ranked #2 in New York and #3 in the Northeast by Military Times’ Best for Vets: Colleges 2022 list, as well as earning #5 for Private Not-for-Profits; #41 in General Education and #42 Overall Rank on the 2021 list. The annual list recognizes colleges and universities for their attention to military and veteran students; retention and graduation rates; benefits offered and accreditation. St. Joseph's University, New York has also been awarded the Military Friendly’s Top 10 Gold Award ranking #2, the only private institution in New York to do so.
If you are, or have been, a member of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard or Space Force, your benefits can help you earn a private college degree at St. Joseph's University, New York at little or no cost to you. St. Joseph's University, New York offers a special undergraduate tuition rate of $250 per credit for service members (active duty, guard and reserve) and for spouses and dependents of those on active duty for up to 10 credits per semester. This amount is covered by military Tuition Assistance (TA).
St. Joseph's University, New York accepts all military and veteran education benefits and is a proud participant in the Post-9/11 GI Bill Yellow Ribbon Program.
SVA is a vibrant student-lead organization that promotes an understanding of veterans and their vastly unique experiences, as well as the challenges they face upon returning home. Veteran and non-veteran students and faculty are invited to join our ranks and help build our club, hold events, and raise funds for charity.
‘‘GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at"


Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Not applicable
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 161436
Instructional 161436
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0