Pontifical College Josephinum : Profile

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7625 N High Street
Columbus, OH 43235
Website: WWW.PCJ.EDU
Location: Great Lakes IL IN MI OH WI

Get a snapshot of Pontifical College Josephinum with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

The Pontifical College Josephinum is a Roman Catholic seminary whose mission is to prepare men for the ordained priesthood through human, spiritual, intellectual, and pastoral formation. The seminary consists of two academic divisions: The College of Liberal Arts and The School of Theology, which includes a Pre-Theology Program. The Jospehinum is a pontifical institution immediately subject to the Holy See, through the Apostolic Nuncio, and governed by the Board of Trustees. Its programs follow the norms established by the Code of Canon Law, the Congregation for Catholic Education, and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Continuing the vision of its founder, Msgr. Joseph Jessing, the Josephinum seeks to prepare priests for the new evalgelization and to serve the pastoral needs of the Church. In fidelity to this vision, the Jospehinum provides resources to prepare candidates for the priesthood, enabling them to respond to the particular needs of their local communities. The Jospehinum shares its resources with the wider Church by promoting vocations and by offering continuing education to celergy and laity.

School Characteristics

Student Population
20388 per year

Length of Study: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: yes Average ACT: 24 Average SAT: 594

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 226
Retention Rate: 100%
Graduation Rate: 11

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

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School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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