Saint Joseph's College of Maine


Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine offers a liberal arts education to students on the shore of beautiful Sebago Lake. Just 18 miles from Maine's largest city of Portland, students experience both a tight knit community as well as the benefits a city has to offer. Saint Joseph’s College offers over 40 different undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs with multiple paths to set students up for success. With a population of around 1000, students develop strong and long lasting relationships with professors and classmates that help to shape their future after Saint Joseph’s College.

Our most popular On Campus undergraduate programs are; nursing, business, exercise science, biology, education and psychology. 

Saint Joseph's has 22 competitive varsity sports which are part of the Division III GNAC conference. Visit to learn more about our athletic teams.  

Academic Programs

  • Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Social Science

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


If you have decided to apply to Saint Joseph’s College and have not taken any college courses after high school you will be considered a first year applicant. In order to complete your application to SJC we will require the common application, official transcript, and either one teacher recommendation or one guidance counselor recommendation. We are a test optional institution.


If you have decided to apply to Saint Joseph’s College and have taken college courses after high school, you will be considered a transfer applicant. In order to complete your application to SJC we will require the common application with official transcript from both high school and college and one recommendation, preferably from an academic institution. We are a test optional institution.

Additional Information

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine offers merit-based scholarships as well as need-based financial aid. Students are evaluated for scholarships at the time their application is reviewed. We offer merit-based scholarships up to $25,000 per year. In addition to scholarships, we offer need-based financial aid.

The Early Action deadline is for students who are looking to get a decision back early. Students who apply and are complete by November 15, will also recieve their decision by winter break. First Year students who appy and complete their application by November 15, will receive a one time $1,500 scholarship. 

Saint Joseph’s College reviews on a rolling admissions basis and will review student’s applications at any time through the year.

Visit us

We strongly encourage visits to our Sebago Lake campus. We want you to experience our community first hand and decide if Saint Joseph’s College could be the place you call home. We offer tours Monday-Friday at 10:00am, 11:00am, 2:00pm, and 3:00pm. To schedule your visit, sign up online at or call the admissions office at 207-893-7746.

“I chose Saint Joseph’s because of the community feeling I got the first time I visited campus. Everyone was so nice and made me feel so welcome. I also love the fact that we have access to the lake. Not every college gets that privilege!” – Samantha Sim, Campus Student

Samantha Sim, Campus Student
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Admissions office

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School location

278 Whites Bridge Rd
Standish, ME 04084, United States of America

Phone number

(800) 338-7057


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