Rich in History: Saint Joseph's College

Saint Joseph's College is a Roman Catholic liberal arts college for men and women of all faiths, located on 430 acres on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine, Saint Joseph's was founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1912. As the only Catholic college in Maine, Saint Joseph's grants degrees in fulfillment of the educational ideals of the Sisters of Mercy, founded by Mary Catherine McAuley in Dublin, Ireland, in 1831.

In 1970, Saint Joseph's became a coeducational institution. The college began offering distance education programs in 1976.

Today, Saint Joseph’s College provides certificates, undergraduate and advanced degrees for working adults through an online learning program.