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Tuition & Fees

$40,520

$40,520

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
22%
500-599
44%
400-499
28%
300-399
1%
30-36
11%
24-29
50%
18-23
38%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,121
Declined + 10,595
Total Received 28,716
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Private (nonprofit)

16,440

undergraduate students

4,647

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 105-acre main campus is located in the Jamaica section of Queens in New York City.

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)
•  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

105-acre campus in Jamaica section of Queens (New York City population: 8,537,673); 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
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
43%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

Greek Life

 
18 fraternities 3% of male students
 
15 sororities 4% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
22%
500-599
44%
400-499
28%
300-399
1%
30-36
11%
24-29
50%
18-23
38%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,121
Declined + 10,595
Total Received 28,716

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Samatha R. Wright
Director of Admissions
P: 718 990-2000
F: 718 990-2096
admission@stjohns.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $21,859,930
State $11,878,522
Institutional $29,257,876
Other external
Total $62,996,328

Non-need-based

Federal $31,222
State $664,800
Institutional $151,656,357
Other external $10,120,273
Total $162,472,652

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%

16,440
students

Female
57%
9,316

Male
43%
7,124

Graduate

22%

4,647
students

Female
62%
2,884

Male
38%
1,763

undergraduateFull-time

69%

11,507
students

Female
57%
6,479

Male
43%
5,028

undergraduatePart-time

31%

4,933
students

Female
58%
2,837

Male
42%
2,096

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
26%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

34%

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 Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

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
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 84
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
South Korea
Trinidad And Tobago
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

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

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