Enrollment (Fall 2019)
Total enrollment represents 46 states, District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and 119 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 www.stjohns.edu/financialaid, www.stjohns.edu/tuition, and www.stjohns.edu/scholarships.
190,000+ Alumni Strong. St. John’s offers a wide range of alumni associations and chapters, receptions and outings, giving societies, and opportunities to mentor or volunteer, you can always find a way to connect and give back to the St. John’s family. Find out more by visiting www.stjohns.edu/alumni-and-friends.
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. Find out more by visiting www.stjohns.edu/athletics.
The redesigned crest restores the original blue and red, liturgical colors evoking the “Blessed Virgin and the Humanity of Her Divine Son.” The white cross at its center further identifies Christ as the foundation and model for a moral, ethical character, as does the motto Ecce Agnus (“Behold the Lamb of God”), recalling St. John the Baptist’s testimony to the divinity of Christ. The fleur-de-lis symbolizes France, homeland of St. Vincent de Paul. The heart represents his commitment to charity. The escalloped shell—an ancient symbol of the sacrament of baptism—signifies St. James the Greater, titular of the cathedral of the Diocese of Brooklyn, where the University was founded. The shell also recalls a Native American name for Long Island: “Sewanhacky” (“Island of Shells”).
Especially prominent is the banner encircling the lower half of the crest. It bears the motto “Educatio Christiana Animae Perfectio” (“Christian education perfects the soul”), a testament to the ethos that guides St. John's University.