College of St. Joseph has a rolling admission policy. Although there is no application deadline, students are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Applicants are considered for both the fall and spring semesters.

To complete your application

Applying for financial aid

Students who wish to apply for financial aid are reminded that the deadline in many states for filing a needs analysis document, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), is March 1. More information on this process is available from our Financial Aid Office.

Admittance to CSJ

In determining whether an applicant qualifies for admission, the Admissions Committee considers courses, grades, letters of recommendation, SAT or ACT scores, extracurricular activities, as well as other factors the college considers relevant.

If you have questions or want to talk to one of our admissions professionals, contact the Admissions Office at (802) 776-5286 or

College of St. Joseph does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, physical limitations, religion, age or sexual orientation in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other college-administered programs. The information regarding diversity requested on the application form is for the completion of statistical information only and is not used as a basis for admission.