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 YearPercent of Class who Graduated with Loan DebtAverage Amount of Loan Debt
2012-201380%$26,307
2013-201493%$28,874
2014-201582%$26,115
2015-2016 Budgeted83%$26,647
2016-2017 Projected83%$27,190

Graduate Degree Student Loan Debt

Academic YearPercent of Class who Graduated with Loan DebtAverage Amount of Loan Debt
2012-201371%$23,888
2013-201480%$27,720
2014-201567%$26,193
2015-2016 Budgeted68%$26,727
2016-2017 Projected69%$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.