What is your application
We have a “Rolling Admission” policy, where we process & notify
as the applications are received, except for the six year Doctor of
Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program.
The Priority Deadline for the six year Doctor of Pharmacy
(Pharm.D.) program is December 1st. The regular deadline for
the six year Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program is February
Students seeking admission to a BFA program in fine arts, graphic
design, creative photography, or illustration are required to
submit an appropriate art portfolio by February 15.
International students seeking fall admission are asked to submit
their applications by May 1. International students seeking
spring admission are asked to submit their application by November
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What are your requirements for
Admission requirements are dependent upon the program to which you
are applying. The average SAT score for the Fall 2009
Freshman class is a 1092 out of 1600 (Math and Critical
Reading). The average GPA is an 88 or 3.3 on the 4.0
scale. Please contact the Office of Admission at 888-9STJOHNS
or firstname.lastname@example.org if
you have questions regarding admission to specific majors.
Where do I send my transcript and
supporting application documentation?
All applications and documents should be sent to our central
processing site in Massachusetts. The address is St. John's
University, PO Box 413, Randolph MA 02368-9822
In order to successfully match all documents, use your legal
name on all documents. Use this same full legal name on all of your
application materials (including test scores). For U.S. citizens,
this should be the same as it appears on your Social
Do I need to send a recommendation
letter or essay as part of our application?
Although essays and recommendation letters are not mandatory, they
are recommended. You may choose to write an essay on any topic that
interests you. Remember, however, that your essay needs to
provide us with additional information about you that cannot be
gleaned from your application. Ideally, your essay should be
approximately 250 words.
If you are applying to the Pharmacy program, an essay of 250
words describing why you are pursuing a career in Pharmacy and why
you are applying to St. John's is required. You are also required
to submit two letters of recommendation (one must be from a science
or math teacher).
Do you accept AP, IB, or college
credits taken in high school?
AP credit is awarded depending upon the score on your exam as well
as your intended major. We also award credit for IB exams
though we do not award credit for the full IB diploma. IB
credit is awarded based on the score on your exam and your intended
major. Students seeking credit for AP or IB courses must send
their official AP or IB score report(s) to St. John’s
College credits in high school will be awarded based upon the
grade in the class, the subject of the class, and your intended
major. Generally speaking, college courses must be at least
three credits and you must receive at least a “C.”
Students seeking credit for college courses must send their final,
official college transcript to St. John’s University.
Can I apply online?
Yes! More than 90% of our applicants for admission apply
online. Our online application can be found at http://www.stjohns.edu/apply. We waive the
application fee if you apply using our on-line application.
Is an interview required?
Interviews are not required for admission, nor are they a factor in
the admission process.
Do you have part-time study?
With the exception of the Radiology and Physician Assistant
programs, our programs can be completed on a part-time basis.
As a prospective student-athlete, where
can I send my athletics films for the coaches to
If you are interested in playing for the Red Storm and are not
currently being recruited, you can send your game films and
athletic accomplishments information directly to the coaches of the
teams you want to play for. The coaches contact
information can be found here.
You may also want to fill out the Prospective Student-Athlete
Questionnaire by clicking
Can I apply if I have earned a
Applicants with a GED are welcome to apply to St. John’s. You
must submit the official GED score report along with the
Does St. Johns University admit students
who have been home schooled?
Students who are home schooled are welcome to apply to St.
John’s. Academic transcripts as well as proof of a high
school diploma are required. Home schooled students should contact
the Office of Admission for specific enrollment requirements. For
information pertaining to specific schools or programs, you may
consult the bulletin.
If I will complete most or all of my high
school requirements as a junior, can I apply as a high school
You can apply as a junior in high school as long as you are
receiving your high school diploma within that academic year.
Does St. John’s accept the Common
No. St. John’s is not a participating University in the
common application. You can apply to St. John’s through our
I never took my SAT's in high school. I
have been out of school for more than a year. Is it still required
Students that have been out of high school for a year or more and
have not taken the SAT or ACT must take the SAT or ACT or sit for
the Accuplacer exam which is offered by the College Board and
administered at a number of colleges and universities, including
St. John’s. For answers to your questions regarding the
Accuplacer exam, please contact the Office of Admission at
888-9STJOHNS or email@example.com.
I attended St. John's ten years ago and
would like to return. What is the process I would have to go
You need to complete a readmit application. If you have
attended another college or university, you must complete a
transfer application. You must also supply us with a written
statement of activity detailing what you have been doing since you
were last enrolled in school. You can complete and submit
your application online at http://www.stjohns.edu/apply.
How do I log into UIS (University
Your User ID is your official St. John's ID number -- it starts
with a capital "X" and appears on your acceptance letter. Your PIN
number is your six-digit birth date (for example, July 5, 1992 is
I am an incoming freshman and have decided on a different program
to major in. What steps do I have to take in order to change
If you wish to change your major prior to enrolling at St. John’s
University, you must submit a letter to the Office of Admission
with the new program that you wish to major in. An admissions
counselor will review your request. Once enrolled in St. John’s
University, you must work with your Academic Advisor to change your