April 08, 2011
When it comes to income and job satisfaction, graduates of St.
John’s University — and their parents — enjoy a tremendous “return”
on the investment in their undergraduate education, according to a
new survey by The Wall Street Journal.
St. John’s also earns high marks as an outstanding “return on
investment” in the Bloomberg Business Week’s “Payscale Survey” of 554
colleges and universities whose graduates are top earners.
Journal survey includes St. John’s among its Top 100
colleges that are “most likely to help students land a job in key
careers and professions — areas that are growing, pay well and
offer high levels of satisfaction.”
“We wanted to identify the schools that are most likely to help
students land a job in key careers and professions,” the
Journal declares on the survey’s online
site. The Journal surveyed 842 recruiters for “the
nation’s largest public and private companies, nonprofit
organizations and federal agencies” in varied industries across the
“Today’s students and their families are looking for a
University that provides an outstanding education that leads to
strong positioning in the workplace,” said Kathryn Hutchinson,
Ph.D., Vice President for Student Affairs at St. John’s. “Clearly,
a St. John’s education provides this foundation and prepares
students to make an impact in the global community.”
“Our inclusion in these prestigious lists reflects the
exceptional value our students receive in preparation for
successful careers,” said Denise Hopkins, Executive Director of St.
Center. “We offer the same outstanding value to employers by
providing a deep pool of high-performing, diverse, career-oriented
candidates who possess a strong work ethic.”
John’s students enjoy positive employment outcomes through the
Career Center’s wide range of services. The Center works closely
with professors and administrators to secure valuable internships
throughout the New York metropolitan area. The Center also provides
mentoring, coaching on interviewing and networking skills and
The Career Center excels at using St. John’s New York contacts —
and establishing new ones — to bring corporate recruiters to
campus. More than 200 top companies and organizations recruit St.
John’s students on campus each year. The Center also partners in
off-campus recruiting events including the BIG EAST career
We invite you to learn more about the outstanding career
outcomes that are part of the St. John’s experience.