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Tuition

$38,305

$38,305

not including room and board

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 27,449
Declined + 24,185
Total Received 51,634
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undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Legal Studies
  3. Biology
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School Facts

St. John's University, founded in 1870, is a private, Roman Catholic university. Its 96.5-acre main campus is located in the Jamaica section of Queens in New York City. Full degree programs are offered on three additional campuses - Staten Island, Manhattan, and Rome, Italy. Coursework is offered in Oakdale, Long Island and at a study abroad site in Paris, France.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 21,087
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Codes

SAT 2799
ACT 2888

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Queens, NY

97-acre campus in Jamaica section of Queens (New York City population: 8,244,910); branch campuses in Manhattan, Oakdale, and Staten Island and abroad in Rome, Italy (graduate center). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus. School operates transportation between the Queens, Staten Island, and Manhattan campuses.

St. John's University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
57%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

Greek Life

 
17 fraternities 8% of male students
 
17 sororities 8% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
47%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
700-800
9%
600-699
24%
500-599
40%
400-499
26%
300-399
1%
30-36
11%
24-29
41%
18-23
44%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 27,449
Declined + 24,185
Total Received 51,634

Admissions Contact

Beth Evans
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 888 9STJOHNS
F: 718 990-2096
admhelp@stjohns.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $24,526,506
State $13,472,319
Institutional $67,992,418
Other external
Total $105,991,243

Non-need-based

Federal $352,604
State $638,020
Institutional $86,825,782
Other external $8,557,272
Total $96,373,678

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
fencing
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big East Conference (Division I, Football I-A), ECAC (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Johnny Thunderbird
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Administrative Studies
Adolescence Education
Adolescence Education/Biology
Adolescence Education/English
Adolescence Education/Mathematics
Adolescence Education/Social Studies
Adolescence Education/Spanish
Adolescent Education
Adolescent Education/Biology
Adolescent Education/Career
Adolescent Education/English
Adolescent Education/Field
Adolescent Education/Math/Special Education
Adolescent Education/Mathematics
Adolescent Education/Physics
Adolescent Education/Social Studies
Adolescent Education/Spanish
Advertising Communication
Anthropology
Asian Studies
Audiology
Bankruptcy
Bilingual/Multicultural Education
Biological/Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Biology
Biology/Optometry
Biology/Podiatric Medicine
Business Administration
Business/Accounting
Chemistry
Childhood Education
Childhood Education Teaching Fellow
Childhood Education/Career
Childhood Education/Field
Childhood Education/TESOL
Childhood/Special Education
Chinese Studies
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Clinical Psychology
Communication Arts
Computer Science
Computer Science/Business
Computer Science/Telecommunication
Computer Security Systems
Creative Photography
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Leadership
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Cyber Secuity Systems
Dramatic Arts/Film/Television
Early Childhood Education
East Asian Studies
Economics
Educational Administration/Supervision
English
Enterprise Regulation/Profit/Nonprofit
Enterprise Risk Management
Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies/Social Science
Finance
Fine Arts
French
Funeral Service Administration
General Experimental Psychology
Global Development/Social Justice
Government/Politics
Graphic Design
Health Care Informatics
Health/Human Services
History
Homeland/Corporate Security
Hospitality Management
Illustration
Information Technology
Instructional Leadership
International Communications
Investment Management
Italian
Journalism
Law
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts
Liberal Studies
Library Science
Literacy
Literacy Education 5-12
Literacy Education Birth-Grade 6
Management
Management Information Systems
Management of Risk
Marketing
Mathematical Physics
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Ministerial Studies
Modern World History
Networking/Telecommunication
Networking/Telecommunications
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Pharmacy Administration
Pharmacy/Library Science
Philosophy
Photojournalism
Physical Sciences
Physician Assistant
Physics
Psychology
Public Accounting
Public Administration/Public Service
Public Health
Public History
Public Relations
Radiologic Sciences
Risk Management/Insurance
School Building Leadership
School Counselor
School Psychology
Security Administration
Social Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Speech Language Pathology
Speech Pathology/Audiology
Speech/Public Address
Sports Law/International/Comparative
Sports Management
TESOL
Taxation
Teaching Children with Disabilities
Telecommunications
Television/Film Production
Theology
Theology/Catechetic Ministry
Toxicology
Transnational Legal Practice
United States Legal Studies/Foreign Law
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Undergraduate

75%

15,840
students

Female
54%
8,600

Male
46%
7,240

Graduate

25%

5,247
students

Female
62%
3,241

Male
38%
2,006

undergraduateFull-time

69%

10,956
students

Female
53%
5,706

Male
47%
5,250

undergraduatePart-time

31%

4,884
students

Female
60%
2,894

Male
40%
1,990

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
25%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

43%

Transfer applicants accepted

23%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

credits

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Other

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 82
Countries most often represented Bermuda
China
South Korea
Taiwan
Trinidad And Tobago
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Krista Gard
Director International Student Scholar Services
718 990-6083
iss@stjohns.edu

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