Students majoring in Biology at St. John's gain a solid
foundation in the theory and application of biological and other
scientific concepts and principles.
They learn and are mentored by an enormously gifted,
internationally known faculty of scholar-teachers who care about
each student's progress. Faculty encourage students to conduct
their own research and to serve as partners in faculty research in
the University's recently upgraded biology laboratories.
Students develop a strong academic and
professional edge by joining any of St. John's more than 180 student
clubs and organizations. Clubs and honor societies of
particular interest to Biology majors include these:
- Roger Bacon Scientific Honors Society: Honor
society for biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, psychology or
- Watson Pre-Health Honor Society
- Omicron Delta Epsilon: International
honor society for economics
The Skull and Circle Honor Society and the
Lambda Kappa Phi Honor Society annually select
students from St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences who
combine scholarship, integrity and dedicated service to the St.
Every student at St. John's benefits
from outstanding University-wide facilities and
resources. For example, all new students receive their own
wireless laptop computer with full access to
the University's award-winning network.
Other facilities include high-tech classrooms, laboratories and
our 1.7 million-volume University Library. Our new D’Angelo Center is a
five-story, 127,000-square-foot University and Student Center with
classrooms, lecture halls, a Starbucks Café and a full-service food
All students take advantage of St. John’s location in dynamic
New York City. Our faculty and Career Center have strong ties to
employers and other professional and educational resources
throughout the New York area. Students make New York their
classroom through innovative courses like Discover New York.
Students also benefit from St. John's focus on an international
academic experience. The University offers extensive study abroad
courses during the academic year as well as the winter and summer
semesters. Students can live and learn at St. John's Rome,
Italy, campus and Paris,