150 Reasons to Love St. John’s: Academic Opportunities
While the college experience certainly has its fun times, learning is the ultimate goal. Fortunately, St. John’s University is an academic force, offering more than 100 rigorous programs. No matter which direction you choose, at St. John’s you’ll find a diverse, dynamic, and supportive environment focused on your success.
Small classes (with a 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio) mean a huge opportunity to connect with professors.
St. John’s scholars find success in every field.
Strength in our numbers. Take a look at the Points of Pride page for a few of our latest rankings.
Collaborate with students and faculty from across campus and around the globe.
Enrich your experience at St. John’s by attending an academic lecture. Each year, the University hosts a wide range of lectures and symposiums, on topics as diverse as bioluminescent jellyfish, The Autistic Brain, and social justice.
Friendly competition for budding entrepreneurs. Each year, we host “Pitch Johnny,” a “Shark Tank” –style competition where students pitch their business ideas to industry professionals and faculty.
Classes that give some food for thought. For example, in Taco Literacy, students explore immigrant foodways throughout the borough of Queens.
The opportunity to work with faculty on meaningful research.