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Opportunity without Limits

As a St. John's University 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

St. John's Univesrity Student Gardening

139,710

Student Service Hours
St. John's Univesrity Mens Basketball Game at MSG

17

Division I, NCAA Sports Teams
St. John's Univesrity Commencement Crowd Shot

184,000+

St. John's Alumni
St. John's Univesrity Students at Service Opportunity

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.

Success at St. John's

Pirachas Family
What is better than having one member of the Piracha family among College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences alumni? Having four family members, of course!
Pirachas family
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Life at St. John's

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 will enjoy a wide range of campus activities and leadership opportunities, including clubs, academic organizations, faith-based groups, and much more.

St. John's Univesrity Students Walking Through Residence Village

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Our President

Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., St. John's University'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.

University News

St. John’s Battles Back to Top No. 13/13 Villanova at Madison Square Garden
Trailing the defending national champions by as many as 19 in the first half, the St. John's men's basketball team completed one of the most thrilling comebacks in the history of the program, knocking off No. 13/13 Villanova, 71-65, in front of a sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden.
Plunge Experience a Leap of Faith
Rather than spend their winter break relaxing after a busy semester, a group of St. John’s students traveled to places like Houston, TX; St. Louis, MI; and Philadelphia, PA, for a week of outreach, advocacy, accompaniment, construction, and community building as part of the University’s Plunge Program.
St. John’s Tops Butler, 77-73, in Overtime
Red Storm moves back to .500 in BIG EAST play with a win over the Bulldogs.
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St. John’s Battles Back to Top No. 13/13 Villanova at Madison Square Garden
Trailing the defending national champions by as many as 19 in the first half, the St. John's men's basketball team completed one of the most thrilling comebacks in the history of the program, knocking off No. 13/13 Villanova, 71-65, in front of a sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden.
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University Events

20
Feb

Being LGBTQ+ in Africa

1:50 pm
St. John's Hall, Room 305
20
Feb

“Culture and Perception” Workshop

6:30 pm9:00 pm
St. John’s Hall, Room 207
21
Feb

2019 Spring Career Fair

12:00 pm3:00 pm
Taffner Field House
21
Feb

St. John’s University Sports Analytics Seminar presented by IISR

2:00 pm3:15 pm
CPS Computer Science Lab, St. Augustine Hall, Queens Campus