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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

181,150

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

Kisong Kim, Ed.M.
“Even before I started elementary school, I was always helping kids in my neighborhood learn to read and write,” she recalls.
Kisong Kim, Ed.M.
The School of Education

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 University Graduate at the Rome Campus
More than 40 graduate degrees were conferred at the 22nd annual Commencement Exercises for St. John’s University’s international campus located in Rome, Italy.
Watson Fellows Roster Continues to Grow
Two more St. John’s University undergraduates have been awarded the prestigious Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship—a three-year, international internship program funded by the Thomas J. Watson Foundation.
Denise

Denise Kamyuka, is recent graduate of our Master’s in Sport Management program and winner of the first prize in Oral Presentations during the 2017...

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St. John's University Graduate at the Rome Campus
More than 40 graduate degrees were conferred at the 22nd annual Commencement Exercises for St. John’s University’s international campus located in Rome, Italy.
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University Events

10
Jan

Free Adult Literacy Program - January 10, 2018 - June 30, 2018

6:30 pm9:30 pm
Different Locations in Description Below
20
Jun

Launching Impactful Assessment Structures

9:00 am5:00 pm
Bartilucci Center, Rm 121
20
Jun

"Health & Migration: A Bilingual Hands-On Workshop"

6:30 pm
Marillac Hall, Room 234A
27
Jul

37th Annual GRASP 2018 Conference

10:00 am6:00 pm
St. Albert Hall Auditorium, St. John's University, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY