Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities

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The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) is a consortium of the 27 Jesuit colleges and universities and two theological centers in the United States committed to advancing academic excellence by promoting and coordinating collaborative activities, sharing resources, and advocating and representing the work of Jesuit higher education at the national and international levels. It is headquartered in Washington, D.C. and led by the Association's president, Rev. Michael J. Garanzini, S.J.. [1]


Although each institution is legally autonomous under independent boards of trustees and separately chartered by respective states, the 27 schools and two theological schools share common Jesuit ideals and traditions. They also engage in a number of collaborative projects.


(in $MM)
Sports TeamSchool Colors
Boston College [2] Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 1863 Rev. William Leahy, S.J. 14,600 [3] $2,400Eagles (Division I) Maroon  & Gold 
Canisius College [4] Buffalo, New York 1870Dr. John Hurley5,148 [5] $110Golden Griffins (Division I) Blue  &  Gold 
College of the Holy Cross [6] Worcester, Massachusetts 1843 Rev. Philip Boroughs, S.J. 2,891 [7] $786Crusaders (Division I) Purple  &  White 
Creighton University [8] Omaha, Nebraska 1878Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, S.J7,730$448Bluejays (Division I) Blue  &  White 
Fairfield University [9] Fairfield, Connecticut 1942 Dr. Mark Nemec 5,192 [10] $355Stags (Division I) Red  &  White 
Fordham University [11] Bronx, New York 1841 Rev. Joseph McShane, S.J. 15,189 [12] $739Rams (Division I)  Maroon  &  White 
Georgetown University [13] Washington, D.C. 1789 Dr. John DeGioia 17,130$1,661Hoyas (Division I) Blue  &  Gray 
Gonzaga University [14] Spokane, Washington 1887 Dr. Thayne McCulloh 7,874 [15] $181Bulldogs (Division I) Blue  &  White 
John Carroll University [16] University Heights, Ohio 1886Dr. Michael D. Johnson [17] 3,726 [18] $181Blue Streaks (Division III) Blue  &  Gold 
Le Moyne College [19] Syracuse, New York 1946Dr. Linda LeMura3,339 [20] $180Dolphins (Division II) Green  &  Gold 
Loyola Marymount University [21] Los Angeles, California 1911 Dr. Timothy Snyder 9,369 [22] $454Lions (Division I) Crimson  &  Blue 
Loyola University Chicago [23] Chicago, Illinois 1870 Dr. Jo Ann Rooney 16,040 [24] $750Ramblers (Division I) Maroon  &  Gold 
Loyola University Maryland [25] Baltimore, Maryland 1852 Rev. Brian Linnane, S.J. 5,978 [26] $193Greyhounds (Division I) Green  &  Gray 
Loyola University New Orleans [27] New Orleans, Louisiana 1912 Tania Tetlow 5,178 [28] $235Wolfpack (NAIA) Maroon  &  Gold 
Marquette University [29] Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1881Dr. Michael Lovell11,749 [30] $550Golden Eagles (Division I) Blue  &  Gold 
Regis University Denver, Colorado 1877Rev. John Fitzgibbons, S.J.9,722 [31] $50Rangers (Division II) Blue  &  Gold 
Rockhurst University [32] Kansas City, Missouri 1910 Rev. Thomas Curran, S.J. 3,000 [33] $35Hawks (Division II) Blue  &  White 
Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1851 Dr. Mark Reed 8,800 [34] $279Hawks (Division I) Crimson  &  Gray 
Saint Peter's University Jersey City, New Jersey 1872Dr. Eugene Cornacchia3,045 [35] $31Peacocks (Division I) Blue  &  White 
Saint Louis University St. Louis, Missouri 1818 Dr. Fred Pestello 13,981 [36] $1,280Billikens (Division I) Blue  &  White 
Santa Clara University [37] Santa Clara, California 1851 Rev. Michael Engh, S.J. 8,800 [38] $841Broncos (Division I) Red  &  White 
Seattle University [39] Seattle, Washington 1891 Rev. Stephen Sundborg, S.J. 7,755$211Redhawks (Division I) Scarlet  &  White 
Spring Hill College [40] Mobile, Alabama 1830Dr. E. Joseph Lee1,500$19Badgers (Division II) Purple  &  White 
University of Detroit Mercy Detroit, Michigan 1877Dr. Antoine Garibaldi5,231 [41] $52Titans (Division I) Navy Blue  Red  &  White 
University of San Francisco [42] San Francisco, California 1855 Rev. Paul Fitzgerald, S.J. 9,799$342Dons (Division I) Green  &   Gold 
The University of Scranton [43] Scranton, Pennsylvania 1888 Rev. Scott Pilarz S.J. 6,034$170Royals (Division III) Purple  and  White 
Xavier University [44] Cincinnati, Ohio 1831 Rev. Michael Graham, S.J. 6,945$169Musketeers (Division I)Blue, Gray & White
Boston College School of Theology and Ministry (associate member) Brighton, Massachusetts 1922Rev. Thomas Stegman, S.J. (Dean)191   
Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University (associate member) Berkeley, California 1934Rev. Kevin O'Brien, S.J. (Dean)194   

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