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Your pathway to success will be as unique as you are—and that’s why having choices is so important.

Majors and Programs of Study

With more than 100 majors and programs of study, St. John’s University is an exemplary place to explore, discover, and develop your academic interests. If you’re still deciding, apply undeclared and take time to explore your options.

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Schools and Colleges

St. John’s is comprised of six unique Schools and Colleges that feature a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs. No matter which path you choose, you benefit from the broad foundation of a liberal arts education that prepares you for success and a lifetime of discovery.

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Study Abroad

Where in the world do you want to go? Rome? Paris? Somewhere else? St. John’s offers a wide range of academic programs in Europe, as well as opportunities that span the globe. As a first-year student, you can satisfy your wanderlust for as little as $750.  

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St. John’s is a place of discovery. No matter where your interests lie, you can conduct groundbreaking, résumé-building research with world-class scholars as both an undergraduate or graduate student.

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Centers and Institutes

St. John’s provides an eclectic mix of training programs, events, activities, and services that enhance and support your efforts, including multicultural, local, and globally-centered initiatives.

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Our dedicated faculty create a supportive, close-knit scholarly community that offers you the knowledge and skills to thrive on campus and around the world.

Success at St. John's

Jamie (Bauman) Konopko ’20GSRM

From St. John's to Lockton Re LLP: How a Master's Degree in Actuarial Science Unlocked a Successful Career

Jamie (Bauman) Konopko ’20GSRM graduated with a Master of Science degree in Actuarial Science from the Maurice R. Greenberg School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science at The Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University on the Manhattan, NY, campus. 

Jamie (Bauman) Konopko ’20GSRM The Peter J. Tobin College of Business


The Yardley, PA, resident is Associate Actuary at Lockton Re LLP, in Philadelphia, PA. This reinsurance business helps large insurance companies purchase policies from other insurers to limit their exposure to unexpected events or disasters.  

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Serving Others Drives Grad Student's Research Ambition

In his native country of Trinidad and Tobago, Jelani Estrada ’22C was considered a shy and unassuming student. When he came to St. John’s University and confronted the COVID-19 pandemic, however, he quickly found his voice and a passion for giving back to the community.

Jelani Estrada ’22C College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences


Jelani, a graduate student pursuing a Master of Public Health degree, first came to St. John’s as an international undergraduate student in 2018, eager to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. In March 2020, he landed a position as a patient transporter at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, in Flushing, NY, not far from St. John’s Queens, NY, campus.

From the Blog

New York Special Education Certification Changes

There has been a persistent shortage statewide of special education instructors. The New York State Education Department’s certification requirements and segmentation for special needs instructors are changing to combat this shortage. The New York State Department of Education is creating a Students with Disabilities (SWD) (All Grades) certificate.

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Information Security vs Cyber Security: Are They the Same?

In the digital world we live in today, the terms “information security” and “cybersecurity” are often used interchangeably. However, despite their similarities, the two concepts have a few key differences that are important to understand.

This blog post explores these concepts in detail, breaking down the key distinctions and similarities between information security and cybersecurity. Additionally, we delve into the exciting world of cyber and information security careers, uncovering overlapping skills and discussing what you can do with a master’s degree in this dynamic field.

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Seven Reasons Why All College Students Should Study Abroad

If you’ve dreamed of exploring new countries, studying abroad may be your perfect opportunity! Studying abroad allows you to gain global connections, learn new languages, make new friends, and grow personally, professionally, and academically.