At a Glance

You Belong at Josephinum!

We are so excited to welcome you to Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart! Here at 'The Jo', we provide exceptional education, a wide range of extracurricular opportunities, and the deep connections of sisterhood forged in our inclusive community. Together, we are cultivating the leaders, changemakers, and visionaries of tomorrow.

We know that for some families, the cost of full tuition can stretch resources beyond family budgets. Thanks to a generous community of supporters, we’re proud to work with each family to provide scholarships and financial aid to make Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart accessible for each family. 

1 and Only

All-Girls, Sacred Heart
School in Chicago




and Financial Aid


Students from More


  Different Zip Codes with


Different Languages
Spoken at Home

Cultivating the Leaders, Changemakers, and Visionaries of Tomorrow

Josephinum Academy students are transforming our world—now and in the future. They leave The Jo ready to excel in college, career, or something entirely new. Among our class of 2022 graduates, we had: 

  • 3 Illinois State Scholars
  • 1 Questbridge Scholar
  • $5.2 Million in Scholarships Offered

Leadership and Internship Opportunities Available

While they are here, students serve their community and connect with their peers. Young leaders at The Jo are contributing to both our school and our city—and we are grateful for the ways they participate, both on and off campus. In the 2021-2022 school year, students completed and participated in: 

  • Over 800 Service Hours
  • Over 20 Clubs and Activities

Colleges and Universities Attended by Alumnae This Fall by Jo Alumnae

  • Arizona State University
  • Aurora University*
  • Clark Atlanta University*
  • Columbia College (Chicago)*
  • Cornell University
  • DePaul University*
  • DePauw University
  • Dominican University*
  • Georgia State University
  • Illinois College*
  • Indiana University
  • Louisiana State University*
  • Loyola University*
  • Marquette University
  • Michigan State University
  • North Carolina A & T University*
  • North Park University*
  • Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
  • Saint Xavier University*
  • Savannah College of Art & Design*
  • The Ohio State University
  • University of Chicago*
  • University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy
  • University of Illinois at Chicago*
  • University of Illinois at Springfield
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign*
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Wisconsin (Eau Claire)
  • University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee)*
  • Western Illinois University