More Information

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

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

More Resources

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

  • Previous news items
Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society Induction Ceremony and Dinner
The Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society Induction Ceremony and Dinner was held on Thursday, November 30th on Staten Island campus.
student_walking_down_stairs_infront_of_the_peter_j_tobin_college_of_business
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University has been ranked by Poets&Quants in their second annual ranking of the “Best Undergraduate Business Programs of 2017.”
St. John’s Unveils Statue Honoring Basketball Legend Joe Lapchick
Dedicating a permanent memorial to a towering figure in Red Storm and American basketball history, St. John’s University unveiled an 11-foot-six-inch bronze statue of the late and legendary men’s basketball Coach Joe Lapchick.
  • Previous news items
Despina Siolas, Vanessa Naimoli, and Marc A. D'Aprile
Meet three St. John’s graduates who embraced the University’s Vincentian mission of service by working to improve the health of others.
  • Next news items

University Events

28
Nov

Mary M. Kelsey Photographs

9:00 am5:00 pm
The Vitrine Display Case, St. John Hall Floor B
15
Dec

Special Extended Queens Library Hours during FINALS WEEK!

(All day)
Selected areas of the Queens Library - SEE BELOW
16
Dec

Special Extended Queens Library Hours during FINALS WEEK!

10:00 am
Selected areas of the Queens Library - SEE BELOW
17
Dec

Men's Basketball vs. Iona

4:30 pm
Madison Square Garden