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Tuition & Fees

$39,460

$39,460

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
17%
500-599
48%
400-499
31%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
22%
500-599
43%
400-499
29%
300-399
1%
30-36
13%
24-29
45%
18-23
41%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 23,428
Declined + 12,677
Total Received 36,105
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Private (nonprofit)

16,210

undergraduate students

4,671

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 2799
ACT 2888

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 20,881
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)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  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)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Queens, NY

97-acre campus in Jamaica section of Queens (New York City population: 8,405,837); branch campuses in Manhattan, 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 and Staten Island campuses.

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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
52%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

Greek Life

 
17 fraternities 10% of male students
 
15 sororities 9% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
17%
500-599
48%
400-499
31%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
22%
500-599
43%
400-499
29%
300-399
1%
30-36
13%
24-29
45%
18-23
41%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 23,428
Declined + 12,677
Total Received 36,105

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

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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Admissions Contact

Samatha R. Wright
Director of Admissions
P: 888 9STJOHNS
F: 718 990-2096
admission@stjohns.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $21,632,179
State $11,742,553
Institutional $39,726,679
Other external
Total $73,101,411

Non-need-based

Federal $52,036
State $582,810
Institutional $129,231,483
Other external $10,126,312
Total $139,992,641

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
Accounting/Finance
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/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
Chemistry
Childhood Education
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 Security Systems
Creative Photography
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Leadership
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Cyber Security 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
French/Business Administration
Funeral Service Administration
General Experimental Psychology
Global Development/Social Justice
Government/Politics
Graphic Design
Health Care Informatics
Health/Human Services
History
Homeland Security
Homeland/Corporate Security
Hospitality Management
Illustration
Information Technology
Instructional Leadership
International Communications
Investment Management
Italian
Italian/Business Administration
Journalism
Law
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts
Liberal Studies
Library Science
Literacy
Literacy Education 5-12
Literacy Education Birth-Grade 6
Management
Management Information System/Business Administration
Management Information Systems
Management of Risk
Marketing
Mathematical Physics
Mathematics
Military Science/Cross Enrollment
Modern World History
Networking/Telecommunication
Networking/Telecommunications
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Pharmacy Administration
Pharmacy/Library Science
Philosophy
Photojournalism
Physical Sciences
Physician Assistant
Physics
Psychology
Psychology/Business Administration
Psychology/Criminology/Justice
Public Accounting
Public Administration/Public Service
Public Health
Public History
Public Relations
Radiologic Sciences
Risk Management/Insurance
School Building Leadership
School Counselor
School Psychology
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

78%

16,210
students

Female
57%
9,177

Male
43%
7,033

Graduate

22%

4,671
students

Female
62%
2,894

Male
38%
1,777

undergraduateFull-time

68%

11,051
students

Female
56%
6,125

Male
44%
4,926

undergraduatePart-time

32%

5,159
students

Female
60%
3,052

Male
40%
2,107

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
24%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
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

40%

Transfer applicants accepted

30%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer:

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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 106
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
India
South Korea
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Christian Andrade
Associate Director International Admissions
718 990-2000
intladm@stjohns.edu

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