Admission to St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute is open to young men whose middle school record exhibits positive citizenship in an academic community and an ability to succeed in a rigorous college preparatory curriculum.
Students must also achieve a satisfactorily competitive score on the school's entrance exam. St. Joe's operates under a rolling Admissions Policy, meaning we evaluate applicants throughout the year.
Ready to begin the application process?
To be considered for admission to St. Joe's, prospective freshmen for fall 2024 must do the following:
  • Complete an online Application for Admission
  • Sit for the Entrance & Scholarship Exam. A completed Application for Admission listing St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute as your first choice high school serves as registration for the Entrance & Scholarship Exam. After November, St. Joe's offers the Entrance & Scholarship Exam monthly by appointment. Contact the Admissions Center at 716.874.4953 or [email protected] for more information.
  • Complete an Academic Records Request Form to provide the Admissions Office copies of final academic transcripts, or reports cards, from grades 6 and 7, along with the first 8th grade report. 
  • Schedule an Applicant Family Interview online or by contacting the Admissions Office at 716.874.4953. The interview is optional, but provides an excellent opportunity for the Admissions Committee to determine how St. Joe's can best serve a student.

Interested in transferring to St. Joe's?
Current high school students can find more information about the transfer process here.
If you're ready to begin the process, complete the online Transfer Student Application. 
We invite you to meet some of our faculty and staff in this short video. 
St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other school-administered programs.