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Founded1870, by the Vincentian Community
CharacterA private, coeducational Roman Catholic university (Vincentian Community)
LocationsQueens, NY
Staten Island, NY
Manhattan, NY
Hauppauge, NY
Rome, Italy
Paris, France
Limerick, Ireland
Undergraduate Colleges
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
College of Professional Studies
St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
The School of Education
Faculty1,471 full and part-time faculty
92% of full-time faculty hold their doctorate or other terminal degree.
Unique ProgramsOver 100 programs of study in Business, Education, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences and Professional Studies.
Accelerated three-year bachelor’s degrees, five-year bachelor’s/ master’s degrees through our graduate schools, a six-year bachelor’s/J.D. through our top-tier School of Law are available, and a six-year Pharm.D. Program.
InternshipsMake professional connections and intern in New York City. St. John’s students have interned at a wide range of organizations, including Madison Square Garden, U.S. Secret Service, Estee Lauder, Morgan Stanley, MTV, New York Mets, SONY and Time Inc.

Enrollment (Fall 2017)

Student Faculty Ratio17:1

Total enrollment represents 45 states, District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and 116 countries.

Tuition and Financial Aid

St. John's University students receive financial assistance through scholarships, loans, grants and work/study programs. Find out more by visiting,, and


Queens CampusHigh-tech residence halls with wifi, lounges, study rooms, computer centers, 24-hour security and dining halls. Townhouses are available for upperclassmen.
Staten Island CampusGarden-style apartment housing with Wi-Fi, lounge and study rooms and a dining hall.
International CampusesRome and Paris locations offer outstanding academic and residential resources and are situated near Vatican City and the heart of Paris.


As a BIG EAST university with a proud athletic tradition, St. John’s has 17 NCAA Division I teams, including Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Soccer, Fencing, Tennis and Golf, Men’s Lacrosse and Baseball and Women’s Softball, Volleyball, Track and Field and Cross Country.

Team NameRed Storm
ConferenceBIG EAST