University of Saint Joseph

The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the Catholic tradition, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.

Bachelor's programmes

Medicine & Health (4)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (4)
Social Sciences (4)
Business & Management (3)
Computer Science & IT (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Education & Training (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Law (1)



The University of Saint Joseph is the premier private university in Connecticut for future in-demand professionals in health care and social services, education, digital media, and the sciences. Located minutes from major corporate headquarters and renowned medical and research facilities, USJ offers students programs that directly link coursework.


USJ offers 25+ undergraduate programs, as well as evening, weekend and graduate programs for men and women. These career-focused programs will help prepare you for a fulfilling future in your area of choice.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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Housing services

  • Study and television lounges
  • Laundry rooms
  • Kitchens
  • Community space
  • Student mail delivered to the hall
  • Extended cable for television
  • Free wifi, in each room
  • Well-trained, passionate professional and student staff

Library services

Located on the first floor of McGovern Hall, the USJ Bookstore is the place to purchase your books for the semester, check out the latest USJ gear or just grab a quick snack. Whatever your needs, our friendly bookstore staff is here to help.

ICT services

The “OIT” manages a centralized Helpdesk where students, faculty and staff can request technical support.

  • wired and wireless network access throughout campus
  • an official University email account
  • free access to Microsoft Office 365
  • 1TB of cloud storage via OneDrive
  • access to resources such as computer labs and specialized software to aid with academics

Medical services

USJ Health Services supports the various health and wellness needs of our students by providing an array of services on campus. 

Student Life

Campus life

From student clubs, to fitness classes and athletic teams, to community service opportunities and campus ministry, USJ offers a wide variety of ways for you to get involved

Student clubs

Catholic Hearts, Dance Ensemble, Class Council.


The University of Saint Joseph is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Inc.

Student Reviews

Chaima Kassah Laouar rated 5 out of 5 stars

it has been an amazing experience, i knew people from different cultures and backgrounds, the program was rich of modules and internships.

West Hartford, Connecticut, United States


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