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Honors Program

St. John's University Students Studying

The University Honors Program features small classes, careful faculty mentoring, and an impressive number of academic and cultural opportunities. These range from performances at the Metropolitan Opera, the New York City Ballet, and the New York Philharmonic, to museum visits and Manhattan walking tours.

About the Program

The Honors Program offers outstanding students the opportunity to maximize intellectual growth and experience personal enrichment. Students meet regularly with the program’s directors and faculty, creating a stimulating environment of thought, research and scholarly discourse.

It is possible for students taking senior seminars to complete a senior essay or major research project through honors independent study for which they would receive honors credit.

Please read on for in-depth descriptions of our Honors Program curriculum, faculty and activities – and to meet some of our current honors students.

Also, contact us directly at:

Honors Program
St. John's University
St. Augustine Hall
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439
[email protected]

Robert Forman, Ph.D.
Director of the Honors Program
Professor of English and Classics
[email protected]

Staten Island
Honors Program Office
Rachel Hollander, Ph.D.
Director of the Honors Program
Staten Island Campus
DaSilva Academic Center, Room 315
[email protected]