St. John's University

Queens, NY

St. John's University

Queens, NY

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Undergrad Health & Medicine International Transfer Catholic Education

Tuition & Fees

$44,510

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
41%
500-599
44%
400-499
7%
700-800
14%
600-699
37%
500-599
43%
400-499
6%
30-36
22%
24-29
48%
18-23
30%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 21,020
Declined 8,039
Total Received 29,059
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Private

17,088

undergraduate students

4,633

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

St. John's University, founded in 1870, is a private, Roman Catholic university. Its 102-acre main campus is located in the Jamaica section of Queens in New York City.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 21,721
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic Church

102-acre campus in Jamaica section of Queens (population: 2,358,582); 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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: LaGuardia

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government, Incorporated
  • Haraya (Pan-African Students Coalition)
  • American Pharmaceutical Association
  • Muslim Students
  • Pare- Philippine- Americans Reaching Everyone

Top Events

  • Spring Fling
  • Red Storm Tip Off
  • Fall Activities Fair
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • Emergency Notification System, CNS Boards, Public Address System

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
79%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
41%
500-599
44%
400-499
7%
700-800
14%
600-699
37%
500-599
43%
400-499
6%
30-36
22%
24-29
48%
18-23
30%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.5

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 21,020
Declined 8,039
Total Received 29,059

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 101
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Fencing
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, bowling, tennis, track, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

kickline, tennis, track

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Cross-country running, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Advertising
Anthropology
Asian Studies/Civilization
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
French Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Illustration
Insurance
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Italian Language and Literature
Journalism
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
Photography
Photojournalism
Physical Sciences
Physician Assistant
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Rhetoric and Composition
Securities Services Administration/Management
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Telecommunications Technology/Technician
Theology/Theological Studies
Toxicology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

21,721

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

17,088
students

Female
57%
9,778

Male
43%
7,310

21%

4,633
students

Female
63%
2,936

Male
37%
1,697

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

67%

11,527
students

Female
57%
6,510

Male
43%
5,017

33%

5,561
students

Female
59%
3,268

Male
41%
2,293

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 82%
Student 4 year graduation rate 43%
Student 5 year graduation rate 10%
Student 6 year graduation rate 10%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
41%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

268

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Other

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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