The University of Saint Joseph is a Roman Catholic comprehensive institution of higher education
University of Saint Joseph is an undergraduate women’s college with a coeducational graduate program. It is located in West Hartford, Connecticut, United States and was founded in 1932 by the Sisters of Mercy of Connecticut.
The University has seven residence halls. The two newest halls were completed in Fall 2008. Named North and South Hall, these facilities offer student suites a shared living room, full kitchen, and bathroom for 8 to 10 residents per suite, with two suites on each of two floors. These facilities are wireless throughout with large lounges, laundry rooms, and a welcoming foyer. The older halls are more traditional.
The O’Connell Athletic Center provides students with a fitness area, pool, and indoor track and basketball courts. Pilates, aerobics, and other fitness classes are offered regularly.
McGovern Hall houses the campus dining hall, meeting spaces, a coffee and convenience store, provide students with social areas, and wireless lounge.
The University of Saint Joseph is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The Chemistry program is accredited by the American Chemical Society and the Social Work program by the Council on Social Work Education. The Coordinated Undergraduate Program in Dietetics is accredited by the American Dietetic Association. The Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. The Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.