Pontifical College Josephinum

Columbus, OH, USA
4.50 Average Rating

Pontifical College Josephinum is a Roman Catholic college in Columbus and the only pontifical seminary in the United States. PCJ is home to the College of Liberal Arts conferring bachelor’s degrees in Arts and Philosophy. As a Catholic seminary, the Josephinum School of Theology prepares students for the priesthood through its Master of Divinity program and also offers Master of Arts and Bachelor of Sacred Theology degrees. Throughout the week, students further prepare for priestly life through daily mass and penance as well as weekly rosary and Holy Hour.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Male Only

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

0
100
91%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision July 31, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
46%
Out-Of-State Students
55%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
161
Total Number of Undergrads
90
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
91%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
91%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
6:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$35,948
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$22,092
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$22,092
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$9,950
Books and Supplies
$1200

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
31%
Average Aid Per Year
$8,652
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
31%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,975
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$2,713

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
50%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$3,438
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$14,023
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$212
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
100%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

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What Students Are Saying

4.50 Average Rating
the pontifical college josephinum is the best school to attend if you are single, male, and catholic and thinking about becoming a priest. the pcj is holy, renaissance, and pontifical. the faculty, architecture, and curriculum is the best i have ever seen!
Cody from Columbus, OH
It is a great place to develop a teenager/ young adult's character. It helps keep one focused on their goals and has minimal distractions.
Baldemar from San Benito, TX

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