St. Joseph’s University officially acquires Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences

St. Joseph’s University finalized a merger agreement Friday with the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences, making the college a Lancaster County-location of the Philadelphia-based university.

The university first announced plans to merge with the college in January 2023, following its acquisition of the former University of the Sciences in Philadelphia in June 2022. Both schools were added to expand St. Joseph’s health science programming and the mergers is expected to increase enrollment from 6,464 to 8,676 students, according to spokesperson Kevin Gfeller.

Gfeller said St. Joseph’s is not publicly disclosing costs of the merger.

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