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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

Group shot of students at the fulbright scholar luncheon
Visiting Fulbright students from Argentina completed six weeks of intensive study at St. John’s University this semester through a special program that included course work in English and their majors, and an immersion in the sites and culture of New York City.
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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
19
Apr

Earth Fest

12:00 pm3:00 pm
The Great Lawn
19
Apr

Spring Department of History Talk

1:50 pm
D'Angelo Center Room 407