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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

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139,710

Student Service Hours
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17

Division I, NCAA Sports Teams
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181,150

SJU Alumni
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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.

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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.

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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.

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As a Catholic and Vincentian University, St. John’s teaches students that knowledge is especially meaningful when used to make the world a better...

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From Rome, President Gempesaw talks St. John’s Vincentian Mission with EWTN, Global Catholic Television
On a recent visit to St. John’s University’s Rome, Italy, campus, President Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., had the opportunity to discuss the University’s enduring Vincentian mission and the unique experiential learning that takes place at St. John’s, known as academic service-learning, with Juliet Linley, Vatican Correspondent for EWTN, the Global Catholic Television Network which broadcasts in 140 countries.
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University Events

19
Oct

Tenth Annual St. John's College Dean's Interdisciplinary Symposium

1:50 pm3:15 pm
St. Albert Hall Room B70
20
Oct

School Violence: Prevention and Intervention Strategies

9:30 am1:00 pm
President's Room, Carnesecca Arena
20
Oct

Library Workshop - Zotero: Citation Manager for Research (Q/O)

2:00 pm3:00 pm
Q-Library 307 and Online
20
Oct

Men's Basketball vs. Molloy

6:30 pm
Carnesecca Arena