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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.

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Web Sitewww.stjohns.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students15,840
   Women8,600 (54.3%)
   Men7,240 (45.7%)
Graduate Students5,247

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate53% of 51,634 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.3
SAT Math558 average
490-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading538 average
480-590 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$57,216
Tuition and Fees
$37,260
Room and Board
$15,880
Average Percent of Need Met86%
Average Freshman Award$27,045
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$29,199

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
643
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 17% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-59 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Queens Population2,229,379
Nearest Metropolitan AreaNew York City
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing57% of freshmen, 31% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotThunder
Sororities8% of women participate
Fraternities8% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
19.3% Asian
20.0% Black/African-American
17.2% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
37.2% White
2.0% Unknown
International Students3.3% from 92 countries
First-Year Students Returning76.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
37.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
45%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
36%
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.30 3.54 550 559 556 24
Low 2.20 2.40 370 380 340 17
High 4.00 5.00 750 800 740 32
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DID YOU KNOW?

• 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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Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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