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St. John's College
Santa Fe, NM
St. John's is a private, liberal arts college. Founded in Annapolis, Maryland, in 1696, the Santa Fe campus opened in 1964. At the core of St. John's curriculum is a list of great books.' Its 250-acre campus is located in Sante Fe, 60 miles from Albuquerque.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 326
   Women 142 (43.6%)
   Men 184 (56.4%)
Graduate Students 74
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 63% of 298 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.48
SAT Math 650 average
590-740 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 666 average
620-750 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 28 average
25-32 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA     X  
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $64,290
  Tuition and Fees $50,898
  Room and Board $11,162
Average Percent of Need Met 86%
Average Freshman Award $44,225
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 63
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 81% of classes
Santa Fe Population 69,976
Nearest Metropolitan Area Albuquerque, NM
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 85% of all students
Athletic Conferences  
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.1% Asian
1.2% Black/African-American
11.5% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.0% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students 25.5% from 24 countries
First-Year Students Returning 83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 42.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 28%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 7.0%