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High School Scholars Program

Students are permitted to take two courses, after their junior year of high school, during the second summer session at St. John’s University, and one course in the fall and spring semesters of their senior year. They receive full college credit for each course successfully completed during the semester.

For admission to the High School Scholars Program, the student must meet the following general qualifications:

  • Demonstrate potential for college work as determined by the student’s high school transcript through junior year and recommendations by the principal and/or guidance counselor.
  • Motivation and maturity as proven by an on-campus interview. Approval by the Admission Committee.


If you qualify and are interested in the program, please send an e-mail Margarita David, with your contact information. Include:

  1. Your name
  2. Address
  3. Phone number
  4. E-mail address

The Director will contact you to arrange for an appointment.

Margarita David
Associate Director Pre-Admission Programs.
Tel 718-990-7533
[email protected]