How may I apply to St. John's
Please view our Apply Now page for more
information on graduate application options as well as specific
What are the advantages of applying
Applying online to St. John's in the quickest and most efficient
way for you to file your application for graduate study. It also is
more convenient for you (about 30 - 40 minutes to complete online),
and actually speeds up the decision process itself.
Online applications are more readable and therefore, more
accurate. In addition, copies of an online application are easily
accessible for your personal records. Applying online is the best
way to file your application for graduate study with St.
If I apply online, will it change the way
in which the Committee on Admission views my
No. Whether the application is mailed in traditional print form or
submitted online, you can be confident that our Committee on
Admission reviews the application package in exactly the same way.
The type of application package has no affect on decisions.
What information must be included with my
application to be considered for admission to the graduate program
at St. John's?
- Provide all official college/university records including
- Submit official GRE/GMAT scores (if required by your
- Provide the required number of letters of recommendation
- Submit a statement of professional goals
- Fulfill individual program requirements (See our online bulletin.)
- Submit $70.00 (U.S.) application fee (non-refundable) with
Is the online application the
only information I have to submit?
Most required documentation can be submitted online with
the online application. Official transcripts need to be submitted
to our processing center. If the Office of Graduate Admission
receives your corresponding information before receiving your
online application, the Office will file the information for
processing with your entire application.
How long does it take St. John's to make
a decision on my application?
Every application is reviewed carefully by an individual Committee
on Admissions in each department. The decision time varies
depending on the department/program to which you apply. We
encourage you to apply as early in the process as possible.
What should I write in my statement of
Your statement of goals is a personal essay in which you should
briefly but meaningfully introduce yourself and describe what you
hope to achieve by earning a graduate degree at St. John's. For
example, applicants may address such topics as why they chose St.
John's, what professional steps they plan to take after earning
their degree, and the way that they can contribute to the graduate
community if accepted.
May I apply for two degrees within the
You may apply for only one degree at a time within the same
Office of Graduate
St. John's University
Room 106 Newman Hall
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439