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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
16,766
Undergraduate
Students
(57.6%) 9,652 Women
(42.4%) 7,114 Men
4,580
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
68% of 27,179 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
520-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
580 average
540-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
22-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$59,040
Tuition and Fees
$41,510
Room and Board
$17,280
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Freshman Award
$31,295
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,264
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
638
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.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
14.3% Asian
13.8% Black/African-American
9.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
48.8% White
8.1% Unknown
International Students
3.7% from 101 countries
First-Year Students Returning
84.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
37.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
59%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
50.0%
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