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Fast Facts

Year Founded: 1861
Founder: De La Salle Christian Brothers
Affiliation: St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute is an independent Lasallian and Roman Catholic college preparatory school for young men in grades 9-12. Students from all faiths are welcome to attend.
Accreditation and Memberships: St. Joe's is chartered by the Board of Regents of New York State and accredited by the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges. We are a member of the Christian Brothers' Education Association, The College Board, and the National Catholic Education Association.
Number of Students: 662
Student to Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Base Tuition for 2019-20: $13,855
Admission: Admission to St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute is open to young men whose elementary 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, which is usually taken in November of their 8th grade year.
  • Robert T. Scott, AFSC Athletic Field Complex - 183,961 square foot, all-weather artificial turf complex
  • Cullen Center for Excellence in Science - featuring six classroom/laboratories
  • Downing Library - a digital commons with PC and Mac workstations and modular seating
  • Field House - locker rooms for all levels and a pro-style varsity team room
  • Innovation Center - acquired in 2016, a building adjacent to our campus for innovative learning experiences, including our work in Robotics and Science Olympiad
  • Fitness Center - fully renovated in summer 2014, houses collegiate-level strength and conditioning equipment
  • 4 student computer labs and wireless internet access throughout campus
  • SMART boards in all classrooms
  • State-of-the-art Visual and Performing Arts facility
  • Chapel and Campus Ministry Center for daily mass and quiet reflection
  • Cullen Lecture Hall - a modern audiovisual space
Non-Discrimination Policy: 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 of 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.