University Facts

General Information

Founded1870, by the Vincentian Community
CharacterA private, coeducational Roman Catholic university (Vincentian Community)
LocationsQueens, NY
Staten Island, NY
Manhattan, NY
Oakdale, NY
Rome, Italy
Paris, France
Undergraduate Colleges
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
College of Professional Studies
St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
The School of Education
Faculty1,471 full and part-time faculty
92% of full-time faculty hold their doctorate or other terminal degree.
Unique ProgramsOver 100 programs of study in Business, Education, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences and Professional Studies.
Accelerated three-year bachelor’s degrees, five-year bachelor’s/ master’s degrees through our graduate schools, a six-year bachelor’s/J.D. through our top-tier School of Law are available, and a six-year Pharm.D. Program.
InternshipsMake professional connections and intern in New York City. St. John’s students have interned at a wide range of organizations, including Madison Square Garden, U.S. Secret Service, Estee Lauder, Morgan Stanley, MTV, New York Mets, SONY and Time Inc.

Enrollment (Fall 2014)

Student Faculty Ratio17:1

Total enrollment represents 47 states, District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and 115 countries.


Room and Board$15,580 
Financial AidFor the 2013-2014 academic year, 96 percent of undergraduate students at St. John’s received $474 million in financial assistance through scholarships, loans, grants and work/study programs.
ScholarshipsScholarships based on academic achievement are awarded at the time of admission. Freshman scholarships range from $5,000 per year up to full tuition. Transfer scholarships range from $7,000 - $15,000 per year. Visit: for additional scholarship information.


Queens CampusHigh-tech residence halls with wifi, lounges, study rooms, computer centers, 24-hour security and dining halls. Townhouses are available for upperclassmen.
Staten Island CampusGarden-style apartment housing with Wi-Fi, lounge and study rooms and a dining hall.
Manhattan CampusStudent housing with Wi-Fi in a 10-story “vertical” campus near the World Financial Center.
International CampusesRome and Paris locations offer outstanding academic and residential resources and are situated near Vatican City and the heart of Paris.


As a BIG EAST university with a proud athletic tradition, St. John’s has 17 NCAA Division I teams, including Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Soccer, Fencing, Tennis and Golf, Men’s Lacrosse and Baseball and Women’s Softball, Volleyball, Track and Field and Cross Country.

Team NameRed Storm
ConferenceBIG EAST


Early Action Deadline INovember 1, 2015
Early Action Deadline IIFebruary 1, 2016
Pharm.D. and Physician Assistant Priority AdmissionDecember 1, 2015
Pharm.D. and Physician Assistant Regular AdmissionFebruary 1, 2016
FAFSA FilingFebruary 1, 2016
Ozanam Scholars Program ApplicationFebruary 1, 2016
Catholic Scholars Program ApplicationFebruary 1, 2016
Catholic Student Scholarship ApplicationFebruary 1, 2016
Fine Arts PortfolioFebruary 1, 2016
Enrollment DepositMay 1
Housing Deposit May 1