Tuition & Fees

$43,000

$43,000

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
39%
500-599
48%
400-499
8%
700-800
10%
600-699
33%
500-599
49%
400-499
8%
30-36
22%
24-29
47%
18-23
31%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,929
Declined + 7,347
Total Received 27,276
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Private (nonprofit)

16,884

undergraduate students

4,759

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Finance
  3. Communication Arts
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Codes

SAT 2799
ACT 2888

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 21,643
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AACSB The 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)
•  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)
•  NASP (National Association of School Psychologists)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Queens, NY

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.

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
43%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

Greek Life

 
16 fraternities 5% of male students
 
13 sororities 9% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
39%
500-599
48%
400-499
8%
700-800
10%
600-699
33%
500-599
49%
400-499
8%
30-36
22%
24-29
47%
18-23
31%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,929
Declined + 7,347
Total Received 27,276

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
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
admhelp@stjohns.edu

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$29,457

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $41,900
Room $8,960
Board $4,550
Additional fees $1,100
Books & supplies $656
Total $57,166
Average Financial Aid - $29,457
Total with Avg. Aid $27,709
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 718 990-2000
F: 718 990-5945
studentfinancialserv@stjohns.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jorge Rodriguez
Vice Provost and Enrollment Officer
studentfinancialserv@stjohns.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, bowling, tennis, track, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

kickline, tennis, track

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, liturgical praise dance team, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, step team, tennis, volleyball, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Directors

Mike Cragg (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Kathleen Meehan (women's)
Associate Vice President For Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big East Conference, ECAC
Mascot
Johnny Thunderbird
School colors
red and white

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/Career
Advertising Communication
Anthropology
Applied/Computational Mathematics
Asian Studies
Audiology
Bankruptcy
Bilingual/Multicultural Education
Biological/Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Biology
Biology/Optometry
Biomedical Sciences
Business
Business Administration
Business Analytics
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
Criminal Justice
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Cyber Security Systems
Data Science
Early Childhood Education
East Asian Studies
Economics
Educational Administration/Supervision
Educational Leadership
English
Enterprise Regulation/Profit/Nonprofit
Enterprise Risk Management
Entrepreneurship/Innovation
Environmental Science
Environmental Sustainability
Fashion Studies
Finance
Fine Arts
French
French/Business Administration
Global Development/Social Justice
Global Development/Sustainability
Government/Politics
Graphic Design
Health Care Informatics
Health Care Systems
Health/Human Services
History
Homeland Security
Homeland Security/Criminal Justice Leadership
Hospitality Management
Illustration
Information Systems
Information Technology
Instructional Leadership
Integrated Advertising Communication
International Business
International Communications
International Management
Investment Analysis
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 of Risk
Marketing
Marketing Management
Mathematical Physics
Mathematics
Military Science/Cross Enrollment
Museum Administration
Networking/Telecommunication
Networking/Telecommunications
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Pharmacy Administration
Pharmacy/Library Science
Philosophy
Photography
Photojournalism
Physical Sciences
Physics
Psychology
Psychology/Business Administration
Psychology/Criminology/Justice
Public Accounting
Public Administration/Public Service
Public Health
Public History
Public Relations
Radiologic Sciences
Real Estate
Rhetoric/Public Address
Risk Management/Insurance
School Building Leadership
School Counselor
School Psychology
Social Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Speech Pathology/Audiology
Sports Management
Strategic Management
TESOL
Taxation
Teaching Children with Disabilities
Teaching Literacy
Television/Film Production
Theology
Theology/Catechetic Ministry
Toxicology
Transnational Legal Practice
United States Legal Studies/Foreign Law
World History
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Finance
  3. Communication Arts

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology

21,643

total students

75%

in-state

25%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

16,884
students

Female
58%
9,778

Male
42%
7,106

22%

4,759
students

Female
62%
2,944

Male
38%
1,815

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

69%

11,741
students

Female
58%
6,742

Male
42%
4,999

31%

5,143
students

Female
60%
3,036

Male
40%
2,107

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
29%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
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

50%

Transfer applicants accepted

32%

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) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required 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
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • 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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 98
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
South Korea
Trinidad And Tobago
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Amy Arcario
Associate Director of International Admissions
718 990-2000
intladm@stjohns.edu

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