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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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
17,088
Undergraduates
7,314
Men - 42.8%
9,775
Women - 57.2%
4,633
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
72% of 29,059 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.50
SAT Math
605 average
540-660 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
596 average
540-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
23-29 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$65,888
Tuition and Fees
$44,510
Room and Board
$18,312
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Freshman Award
$30,971
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,237
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
663
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
7%
10-19
25%
20-29
35%
30-39
22%
40-49
6%
50-99
4%
Over 100
1%
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New York City Population
2,273,000
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
26% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Thunder
Sororities
9% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
16.7%
Black/African-American
14.9%
Hispanic/Latino
15.3%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
5.4%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.2%
White
43.7%
Unknown
3.4%
International Students
3.1% from 101 countries
First-Year Students Returning
82.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
43.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
44%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
44.0%
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