College of St. Joseph

Founded in 1956, College of St. Joseph is a small, independent, nonprofit Catholic institution located in the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains. This idyllic 117-wooded acre campus sits on the edge of Rutland’s city limits, providing a comfortable walk to both a vibrant downtown and several recreation areas.

College of St. Joseph was named a top 100 “Best Bang for the Buck” school by Washington Monthly in 2015 and was ranked in the top 15 percent in The Economist’s College rankings. The College was also named a top two Vermont “Best Bang for the Buck” school in 2016.

CSJ ceased instruction in May of 2019, and held its final commencement on May 18, 2019.

Office of the President

Dr. Jennifer L. Scott is College of St. Joseph’s seventh president.

History of CSJ

History of CSJ

The college was founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1956. Final commencement exercises were held May 18, 2019.