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Opportunity Without Limits

As an SJU student, you can have it all: an education that broadens your mind, the chance to serve those less fortunate, the fun and excitement of New York City, and the inspiration and support you need for future success.

Facts-At-A-Glance

St. John's Univesrity Student Gardening

139,710

Student Service Hours
St. John's Univesrity Mens Basketball Game at MSG

17

Division I, NCAA Sports Teams
St. John's Univesrity Commencement Crowd Shot

181,150

SJU Alumni
St. John's Univesrity Students at Service Opportunity

Mission and Vincentian Heritage

Founded in 1870, St. John’s is a Catholic and Vincentian university that prepares students for personal and professional success in today’s global society. The University is committed to serving those in need as St. Vincent de Paul did, and is committed to combating the root causes of injustice while helping to create a more equitable world.

Success at St. John's

Kisong Kim, Ed.M.
“Even before I started elementary school, I was always helping kids in my neighborhood learn to read and write,” she recalls
Kisong Kim, Ed.M.
The School of Education

Life at SJU

Campus life is an integral aspect of your time at St. John’s. We strive to provide students with the most well rounded experience possible. Not only will you meet new friends, but you’ll enjoy a wide range of campus activities and leadership opportunities, including clubs, academic organizations, faith-based groups, and much more.

St. John's Univesrity Students Walking Through Residence Village

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Our President

Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., SJU's 17th President, can often be found on campus engaging with students and faculty. Learn more about the University’s strategic initiatives and major events of interest here.

Our Leaders

St. John’s leadership, along with our Board of Trustees and Board of Governors, play an integral role in the success of our student body, and have committed themselves to ensure that the University community has all the necessary resources to achieve their goals.

Our People

Our faculty, staff, and administrators live the mission of St. John’s on a daily basis and carry on a proud tradition that began nearly 150 years ago.

University News

Fall 2017 Tradition Project Meeting
The second meeting of the Center for Law and Religion’s Tradition Project, a conference on “Tradition, Culture, and Citizenship,” took place in New York on November 2-4, 2017
2017 National Celebration Pro Bono
In October the Law School hosted events to mark the 2017 National Pro Bono Celebration
St. John's Among Top-30 Universities for Study Abroad Participation
With more than 44 percent of St. John’s undergraduates choosing to earn credit by living and learning in other countries, the University has risen to 27th place nationwide in study abroad participation, according to The Institute of International Education (IIE).
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Fall 2017 Tradition Project Meeting
The second meeting of the Center for Law and Religion’s Tradition Project, a conference on “Tradition, Culture, and Citizenship,” took place in New York on November 2-4, 2017
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University Events

18
Nov

Third Speculative Ethics Forum

9:00 am5:00 pm
Manhattan Campus, 101 Astor Place
18
Nov

Volleyball vs. Butler

5:00 pm
Carnesecca Arena
20
Nov

11/20 Blood Drive

1:00 pm7:00 pm
Taffner 202
20
Nov

Library Workshop - Citations (SI)

2:00 pm3:00 pm
Staten Island Library Classroom