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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

184,000+

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

Pirachas Family
What is better than having one member of the Piracha family among College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences alumni? Having four family members, of course!
Pirachas family
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

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

Meet and Greet
On Dec. 6, 2018, students interested in fashion at both the Queens and Staten Island Campuses “met together” using technology to host a “Meet and Greet” for new Fashion Professor Richard Bigger.
Winter Carnival
A jubilant crowd of students, faculty, alumni, parents, administrators, and staff kicked off the Christmas holiday season on St. John’s Queens, NY, campus with the 28th Annual Winter Carnival, a weeklong celebration that was capped December 11 by spectacular fireworks and the University’s Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
ROTC Cadet Focuses on a Future of Military Service
Nicholas J. VanSlyke, a cadet in St. John’s Red Storm Battalion of the US Army was recently ranked seventh in the nation on the 2018 Order of Merit list, out of a talent pool of 5,500 cadets who are commissioning in 2019
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Meet and Greet
On Dec. 6, 2018, students interested in fashion at both the Queens and Staten Island Campuses “met together” using technology to host a “Meet and Greet” for new Fashion Professor Richard Bigger.
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University Events

14
Nov

In the Shadow of Citi Field

8:30 am4:30 pm
St. John Hall B Level
16
Dec

Red Storm Rally

2:30 pm4:30 pm
Taffner Field House
12
Jan

Red Storm Rally

4:30 pm6:30 pm
Taffner Field House
21
Jan

2019 TEXWORLD International Trade Show

10:00 am9:00 pm
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, USA