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Street: 278 Whites Bridge Road
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine was founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy as an institution for women. Later in 1970 college become coeducational and in 1976 it began to offer a distance education programs for working adults. As a leading liberal arts institution, Saint Joseph’s prides itself on personalized attention, practical field experiences, a Catholic tradition, and a commitment to service.
The Division of Graduate & Professional Studies now offers its online programs to 2,400 students in 49 states and 20 countries. Saint Joseph's College of Maine offers more than 30 online degree programs. The College grants bachelor’s degrees in a traditional on-campus setting, as well as bachelor’s and master’s and certificate degrees via online education.
Saint Joseph’s College offers the adult learner an opportunity to integrate formal education in the liberal arts tradition with professional experience. Saint Joseph's College of Maine offers such programs as business, education, health care administration, IT management, liberal studies and nursing through the distance learning. Online programs provide adequate flexibility to allow students to pursue a degree without interrupting work and home duties.
Over 90 percent of full-time students receive aid. Financial Aid funds include college scholarships and grants, state funds, federal Pell Grants, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, Stafford Loans, Perkins Loan, Nursing Student Loans and Federal Work Study. Applying for financial aid is an individualized process requiring consultation and evaluation.
The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges accredits all online degree programs offered at Saint Joseph's College of Maine.