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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

L to R: Neil H. Feinstein; Krist Sokoli; Ariel Metayer; Yasmin Lall ’19MBA; Ariel Metayer ’21C; Fabian Givens ’18GCPS; Kevin Jam
Students representing several St. John’s University colleges demonstrated their skills on a world stage—and placed in the top five—in the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) 2018 Academy Pitch Competition held on Friday, June 29 during the 63rd ICSB World Congress in Taipei, Taiwan.
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Following tremendous campaigns on and off the playing field, three St. John’s teams have been awarded the BIG EAST Team Academic Excellence Award, given to the squads with the highest grade-point average (GPA) in the conference for their respective sports.
Female student holding red St. John's University box
Seeking to learn more about careers in the burgeoning field of cybersecurity, 75 students from the five boroughs of New York City, Long Island, and northern New Jersey attended the weeklong GenCyber camp in July at St. John’s University’s Queens and Staten Island campuses.
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L to R: Neil H. Feinstein; Krist Sokoli; Ariel Metayer; Yasmin Lall ’19MBA; Ariel Metayer ’21C; Fabian Givens ’18GCPS; Kevin Jam
Students representing several St. John’s University colleges demonstrated their skills on a world stage—and placed in the top five—in the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) 2018 Academy Pitch Competition held on Friday, June 29 during the 63rd ICSB World Congress in Taipei, Taiwan.
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University Events

28
Aug

Fashion and Tech Lecture with Nicole Phillips, ESQ.

6:00 pm8:30 pm
Manhattan Campus
04
Sep

New Student Convocation 2018

11:30 am
Carnesecca Arena, Queens
06
Sep

On Campus & Local Employment Fair

1:30 pm3:30 pm
D'Angelo Center, Room 416
07
Sep

9/7/18 Blood Drive

8:30 am8:30 pm
Great Lawn