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St. John's University

Queens, NY

St. John's University is one of America's leading Catholic universities, founded in 1870 by the Vincentian Fathers. Nationally recognized for academic excellence and a distinguished faculty, St. John's offers more than 100 majors in the arts and sciences, business, education, pharmacy, the allied health professions and theology. It has two convenient, fully-wired residential campuses. The 96-acre Queens campus is located in Jamaica, 16 miles from Staten Island and features rolling lawns, handsome stone buildings and magnificent new student residence halls offering the best in on-campus living. The 16.5-acre Staten Island campus combines compact charm with superb resources. Both are minutes from central New York City. St. John's also has campuses on Eastern Long Island and a graduate center in Rome, Italy.

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students16,440
   Women9,316 (56.7%)
   Men7,124 (43.3%)
Graduate Students4,647


Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate63% of 28,590 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.49
SAT Math548 average
490-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading529 average
480-580 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$58,823
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met70%
Average Freshman Award$28,216
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 20% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes


Queens Population2,273,000
Nearest Metropolitan AreaNew York City
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 50% of freshmen, 29% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
Sororities3% of women participate
Fraternities 4% of men participate


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
14.7% Asian
14.3% Black/African-American
10.6% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
45.9% White
9.2% Unknown
International Students4.1% from 85 countries
First-Year Students Returning84.2%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
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Average 3.52 3.67 608 593 26
Low 2.90 3.00 430 470 19
High 4.00 4.53 790 720 30
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• When you enroll as a full-time freshman or transfer student, you get a wireless laptop computer for your entire St. John's career.

• St. John's works with community groups to support free concerts, blood drives, food drives and other charitable efforts.

• St. John's Intramural Softball League is open to the entire college community.

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