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School Counselor Information

Welcome, Counselors!

We invite you to learn more about the place we like to think of as our second home by visiting and taking a Student-Ambassador-led tour or by attending one of our Fall Open House events.


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St. John’s University is pleased to offer merit-based scholarships to first-year, full-time undergraduate students who enroll in a bachelor’s-level degree program for the Fall 2024 term. The admission application is used to automatically determine merit scholarship eligibility; no additional application is required. Visit for more information.

Life at St. John’s

St. John’s is a place where discovery doesn’t stop when class ends. With more than 180 clubs and organizations, intramural sports, and an active Greek scene, you can always find something to do on campus.

Student Application Deadlines



Admission Plan to Select on Undergraduate Application

Early Action

December 1

Early Action

Bio-Optometry Regular Decision

December 1

Early Action

Regular Decision

February 1


Rolling Decision



Applications to the Pharmacy and Bio-Optometry program are only accepted for fall semester admission.
Spring applicants are encouraged to submit their admission application and all required credentials by January 14.

Visit Undergraduate Admission for more Information

Admission & Aid

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Student Financial Services

The Office of Student Financial Services is committed to providing students and their families with the information they need to navigate and understand the financial aid and payment process.

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International Admission

As a leading Catholic university, St. John’s offers world-class academics and a friendly residential campus in exciting New York City. In addition to merit scholarships, international first-time, first-year students also qualify for additional scholarships.

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Transfer Admission

At every point in your transfer journey, students experience personalized attention from a team of admissions, financial aid, and academic advisers. From academic support to generous scholarships and credit transfer opportunities, we are dedicated to helping students make a smooth transition to our vibrant and welcoming community.

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Transfer Admission Guide

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