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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.

Website: www.stjohns.edu/

Private
Co-ed
17,088
Undergraduate
Students
(57.2%) 9,778 Women
(42.8%) 7,310 Men
4,633
Graduate
Students

Admission

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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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$65,888
Tuition and Fees
$44,510
Room and Board
$18,312
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Freshman Award
$30,971
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$31,237
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
663
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 35% of classes
30-39 students: 22% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Queens Population
2,273,000
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
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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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
16.7% Asian
14.9% Black/African-American
15.3% Hispanic/Latino
5.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
43.7% White
3.4% Unknown
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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