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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, College of Professional Studies is proud to announce the creation of a brand new International Film Festival which will premiere during the Fall 2018 Semester in Queens, NY.
University Announces New Doctor of Professional Studies in Homeland Security
Responding to the growing need for a new generation of leaders in the field of homeland security—and the professionals who will educate them—St. John’s University’s College of Professional Studies has launched a Doctor of Professional Studies in Homeland Security program, to begin in the Fall 2018 semester.
The College of Professional Studies is pleased to annouce that Professor Yevgenia Nayberg, Adjunct Associate Professor, Division of Mass Communication, has won the Sydney Taylor Silver Medal for Young Readers for her illustration work in the book Drop by Drop: A Story of Rabbi Akiva.
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St. John's University, College of Professional Studies is proud to announce the creation of a brand new International Film Festival which will premiere during the Fall 2018 Semester in Queens, NY.
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University Events

28
Nov

Mary M. Kelsey Photographs

9:00 am5:00 pm
The Vitrine Display Case, St. John Hall Floor B
10
Jan

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

6:30 pm9:30 pm
Different Locations in Description Below
16
Feb

Espresso with Dean Passerini

9:00 am10:00 pm
CPS Cafe, St. Augustine Hall, Queens
16
Feb