Tuition & Fees

$41,760

$41,760

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
34%
500-599
52%
400-499
9%
700-800
9%
600-699
28%
500-599
51%
400-499
12%
30-36
19%
24-29
48%
18-23
32%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,408
Declined + 8,771
Total Received 27,179
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Private (nonprofit)

16,766

undergraduate students

4,580

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Communication Arts
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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 102-acre main campus is located in the Jamaica section of Queens in New York City.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 21,346
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)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Queens, NY

102-acre campus in Jamaica section of Queens (New York City population: 8,622,698); 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
44%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

Greek Life

 
16 fraternities 10% of male students
 
13 sororities 9% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
34%
500-599
52%
400-499
9%
700-800
9%
600-699
28%
500-599
51%
400-499
12%
30-36
19%
24-29
48%
18-23
32%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority 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 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,408
Declined + 8,771
Total Received 27,179

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
admission@stjohns.edu

Financial Aid

66%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$28,656

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $40,680
Room $5,335
Board $3,175
Additional fees $1,080
Books & supplies $642
Total $50,912
Average Financial Aid - $28,656
Total with Avg. Aid $22,256
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

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

Anton Goff (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/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
Biomedical Sciences
Business
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
Early Childhood Education
East Asian Studies
Economics
Educational Administration/Supervision
English
Enterprise Regulation/Profit/Nonprofit
Enterprise Risk Management
Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies/Social Science
Environmental Sustainability
Finance
Fine Arts
French
French/Business Administration
General Experimental Psychology
Global Development/Social Justice
Global Development/Sustainability
Government/Politics
Graphic Design
Health Care Informatics
Health/Human Services
History
Homeland Security
Hospitality Management
Illustration
Information Technology
Instructional Leadership
International Communications
International Management
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
Photography
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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  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

21,346

total students

75%

in-state

25%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

16,766
students

Female
58%
9,652

Male
42%
7,114

21%

4,580
students

Female
61%
2,816

Male
39%
1,764

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

68%

11,531
students

Female
57%
6,572

Male
43%
4,959

32%

5,235
students

Female
59%
3,080

Male
41%
2,155

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
28%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
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

47%

Transfer applicants accepted

37%

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
  • 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
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 82
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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