Female student posing infront of coliseum in Rome

Rome Campus

Experience life and learning in the heart of Italy’s “Eternal City” while earning your study abroad credit or an M.A. in Government and Politics at a leading American university.

Welcome to St. John’s University’s beautiful Rome, Italy, campus. The campus, which the University established in 1995, combines the unique cultural resources of a great European capital with the world-class courses and faculty of St. John’s.

Our Programs

Rome Campus Tour

The campus is centrally located in Rome’s Prati district, close to the Vatican and other historic sites. Students enjoy ultramodern facilities within a historic setting — high-tech classrooms with old-world architectural details; a computer lab with 11 workstations; a wireless broadband network; single, double, and triple student residences; and a landscaped courtyard.

At the St. John's Rome campus, you benefit from the outstanding residential and academic resources of a world-class Catholic university within walking distance of central Rome and Vatican City. 

Since St. John’s University opened its Rome, Italy campus in 1995, we have offered quality programs that embody the St. John’s tradition of excellence and service.  As a result, the campus draws students from across the United States and around the world.
Our campus offers students the wonderful opportunity to experience Rome with many of the comforts of the New York campus. Facilities include:

  • Full-time bilingual residence life staff, including Residence Director and Residence Assistants
  • 24-hr security desk, along with e-key entry to the building and the residence quarters
  • High-speed wireless internet and air-conditioning throughout the building
  • Learning spaces, including an art studio, with advanced classroom technology
  • A fully wired computer lab with printers
  • Beautiful central courtyard and common spaces
  • Single, double, triple, and quadruple dorm rooms
  • Four common areas with shared microwaves and refrigerators for food preparation and storage
  • Three modern kitchens stocked with pots and pans for student use
  • Two laundry rooms with coin-operated machines


Our Campus

Entrance to the Rome campus with a St. John's University flag over the doorway

About Our Campus

To prepare students for success in the global marketplace, St. John's offers a truly international academic experience.

Hallway with students walking and talking

Directions and Map

The Rome Campus is located in the Prati area, and is easily reached by bus or metro. It is two blocks from Via Cola di Rienzo (a major shopping street) and just down the street from the Lepanto metro (Line A) at the intersection with Viale Giulio Cesare.

Our Programs

Lawyering Across Borders

Study Abroad

Through the Office of International Education Outbound, undergraduate students can spend a few weeks, a semester, or an entire year gaining knowledge and earning course credit at the Rome campus.