Saint Joseph’s College was started in 1916 as a women’s college. In 1969 the college starts to admit its first male students. The school has four campuses – two campuses in New York, one in Long Island and one in Brooklyn. The college provides over 23 undergraduate majors, pre-professional and certificate programs and a lot of fields of graduate study.
The Dillon Child Study Center, a preschool that also serves as a training facility for students in the kid study program. It was one of the first of its kind on the East Coast. The Small Business Outreach Center is situated on the Brooklyn Campus and provides consulting to business owners and small businesses.
The college takes part in NCAA Division III athletics, with the Long Island campus being in competition as the Golden Eagles and the Brooklyn campus being in competition as the Bears.