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Opportunity Without Limits

As an SJU 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

181,150

SJU 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

Life at SJU

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’ll 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., SJU'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

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St. John's Students and their mentors
St. John’s places a special emphasis on mentoring students. Our faculty are respected scholar-teachers who offer guidance as well as knowledge. The following students and professors exemplify the benefits of mentoring at St. John’s.
Denise Kamyuka ’18CPS and Emese Ivan, Ph.D.
Denise Kamyuka came to St. John’s University with well-defined aspirations: the Sport Management major wanted to combine her background in pharmacy with her passion for sport.
Esteve Jimenez ’16TCB, ’18MBA and William Reisel, Ph.D.
When asked about the best advice he has ever received and who provided it, Esteve Jimenez says William D. Reisel, Ph.D., Professor of Management at The Peter J. Tobin College of Business, comes to mind.
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Female student using Mac laptop
Reflecting its commitment to quality in online learning, St. John’s University has earned recognition once again from U.S. News & World Report, whose 2018 listings rank the University’s web-based graduate business and education programs among the top 50 nationwide in those categories.
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University Events

28
Nov

Mary M. Kelsey Photographs

9:00 am5:00 pm
The Vitrine Display Case, St. John Hall Floor B
10
Jan

Free Adult Literacy Program - January 10, 2018 - June 30, 2018

6:30 pm9:30 pm
Different Locations in Description Below
23
Jan

Men's Basketball vs. Creighton

8:30 pm
Carnesecca Arena