Saint Joseph's University

National Recognition and Rankings

Saint Joseph's University is regionally accredited — the highest level of accreditation a traditional college or university can obtain.

Our accreditation has been awarded by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is the unit of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools that accredits degree-granting colleges and universities in the Middle States region, which includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and several locations internationally.

For details of the accreditation, visit Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

U.S. News & World Report
Saint Joseph's University is ranked No. 11 “Best Regional University in the North”, and No. 4 “Best Colleges for Veterans” in 2018

Our Criminal Justice and Education graduate programs are ranked No. 1 in the Philadelphia area and in the top 100 programs nationally in the U.S. News & World Report 2018 online education rankings.

Our online bachelor’s degree programs are ranked No. 3 in the Philadelphia area and nationally at 131.

Our Graduate Business Intelligence & Analytics program ranks No. 20 for Best Master’s Programs, Business 2017

Forbes Magazine
Forbes ranks Saint Joseph's University's No. 94 among Top Colleges in the Northeast.

The Princeton Review
The Princeton Review ranks the Erivan K. Haub School of Business as one of the 2016-17 Best 294 Business Schools.

The Princeton Review’s “Best Colleges”
The University is featured in the education services company’s 2018 “The Best 382 Colleges” guide.

LEAD Award for Outstanding HR Program
For the third year in a row, the MS in Strategic Human Resource Management program has been recognized by HR.com. The esteemed LEAD award is recognition of the program’s excellence in developing leaders who are experts in people management. MS SHRM graduates are also strategic thinkers who are comfortable engaging with decision makers at the highest level of organizations.

Military Friendly Designation, Gold Level Award 
Saint Joseph’s University earned a 2018 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs, and Military Spouse. The Gold Level Award, honors programs that score within 20 percent of the 10th ranked institution in a given category.

Best College for Veterans 
Military Times has recognized Saint Joseph’s University on its Best: Colleges 2018 rankings. Only 218 schools nationwide made the list. Saint Joseph’s Office of Veterans Services is uniquely set up to support military veterans and their dependents as they pursue their educational and professional goals.

The Best Online Master’s in Homeland Security
Saint Joseph’s University has been recognized as a top college for Homeland Security master’s degrees in TheBestSchools.org ranking of The 20 Best Online Master’s in Homeland Security Degree Programs. The MS in Criminal Justice program was selected based on the quality of the program, range of courses provided, as well as school awards, rankings, and reputation.

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International

The Erivan K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph's University is accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB is higher education's most prestigious and rigorous accrediting body in business, stressing academic excellence and a commitment to continuous improvement.

Only 5 percent of the business schools in the United States and several handpicked schools internationally have earned this premier accreditation in business and accounting. This puts the Haub School of Business in an elite category of the best business schools throughout the world.

AACSB accreditation allows us to attract and retain highly qualified, respected faculty who create dynamic learning environments for the talented students who attend the Haub School of Business. In addition, this accreditation allows us to connect with numerous business and community partners to enhance business education in a rapidly changing global economy.

Click here to read about why AACSB is important.

Alpha Epsilon Lambda

Saint Joseph's University is a member of the Alpha Epsilon Lambda honor society, the nation's only graduate interdisciplinary honor society. Saint Joseph's Omega Chapter was chartered in 1996 and has a proud history of graduates acknowledged for their academic accomplishment and leadership skills. A minimum of a 3.85 GPA and recommendation by the Program Director is required for membership consideration.

University Alliance Program of SAP

The Erivan K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph's University is a member of the University Alliance program of SAP, the world's largest business software company. Through the program, Saint Joseph's University students can access the SAP Business Suite family of solutions, including SAP ERP.

If you would like more information about Saint Joseph's University Online or about our national rankings and accreditations, contact us at 866-758-7670 and we will be happy to answer all of your questions.

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