The following statistics represents data from students who have obtained a degree from College of St. Joseph.

Loan funds borrowed include Federal Direct Subsidized, Unsubsidized loans and Grad PLUS loans borrowed toward their degree level. The loan debt is taken from the National Student Loan Data System database, which includes all loan history, even prior to coming to CSJ. Alternative student loans obtained from a private lender while in attendance at CSJ have been included.

Undergraduate degree student loan debt

Academic Year

% of Class who graduated with loan debt

Average amount of loan debt

2012-2013

80%

$ 26,307

2013-2014

93%

$ 28,874

2014-2015

82%

$ 26,115

2015-2016 Budgeted

83%

$ 26,647

2016-2017 Projected

83%

$ 27,190

Graduate degree student loan debt

Academic Year

% of Class who graduated with loan debt

Average amount of loan debt

2012-2013

71%

$ 23,888

2013-2014

80%

$ 27,720

2014-2015

67%

$ 26,193

2015-2016 Budgeted

68%

$ 26,727

2016-2017 Projected

69%

$ 27,272

 

Please Note:

The average federal student loan debt processed at CSJ for undergraduate students who graduated May 2015 was $18,122. Approximately 80% of undergraduate students borrowed federal loans.

The average federal student loan debt processed at CSJ for graduate students who graduated in May 2015 was $24,227. Approximately 64% of graduate students borrowed federal loans.