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Undergraduate Admission

Our focus is on you!

Thanks for your interest in St. John's University. At St. John's, you'll find a community of entrepreneurs, innovators, researchers, and trailblazers who are all committed to your success — in the classroom and in the world. Get to know the opportunities, people, and programs that make St. John's the perfect home away from home, and find out how you can join our community of more than 15,000 undergraduates from across the country and around the world.

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Discover your passion.

With more than 100 undergraduate programs, 17 Division I BIG EAST athletic programs, incredible community service opportunities, three New York City campuses, as well as a campus in Rome, Italy, and study locations in Paris, France, and Limerick, Ireland, there's something for everyone at St. John's!

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Your future looks bright.

St. John's offers a 17:1 student/faculty ratio and cutting-edge classrooms that include lecture capture systems, virtual reality stations, virtual dissection tables, multimedia stations, eSports stations, 3D printing, and more. Explore our more than 100 programs of student in a vast range of disciplines and fields of study. 

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It's your time.

In 2021–2022, 99 percent of undergraduate students received $368M in financial aid. Find out more about the financial aid and scholarship opportunities available to you.

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Ready to take a closer look?

Take a campus tour through our beautiful Queens or Staten Island campus, watch a video tour, or chat with an admissions counselor or current student.

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Chart your own course.

At St John’s, we consider study abroad to be an essential part of your education—that is why “global” is part of our mission. Wonder what it's like to travel the world? With our popular Global Passport Program, first-year students explore Paris, France, or Rome, Italy, for as little as $600. It's no wonder that 40 percent of St. John's students study abroad.

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It's all about you.

There is nothing like being on campus in dynamic New York City. Feel the energy of our student clubs and events, and Division I, NCAA athletics—and then take in the surrounding galleries, libraries, museums, plays, restaurants, and shopping.

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Focus on faith and service.

A Catholic university, St. John’s was founded in 1870 by the Congregation of the Mission (also known as the Vincentians). Today the Vincentian spirit lives in our students, faculty, administrators, and staff who perform nearly 140 000 hours of service each year. Whether volunteering at service Plunges in the US and abroad, at local soup kitchens, or on Midnight Runs in the streets of Manhattan, our St. John’s family devotes intellectual and physical resources to seek out the causes of poverty and social injustice and find practical meaningful solutions.

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Expect to win.

Whether you're a student-athlete, a weekend warrior, or simply a fan — there are plenty of ways to get in the game at St. John's. St. John's is home to 17 Division I teams, and our men's basketball team plays select home games at Madison Square Garden. We also offer club and intramural sports, from bowling to eSports.

An alumni network that opens doors.

The St. John’s story is the story of New York, and our alumni are woven into the fabric of our city and our world.

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Aaron A. Tolson ’97SVC

As a high school track star who ranked nationally in the top 10 for the 100-meter dash, Aaron A. Tolson ’97SVC was in the coveted position of being offered full athletic scholarships from seven universities, including St. John’s.

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Clair Kuriakose ’08P

Clair Kuriakose ’08P, M.B.A., PA-C loves to multitask. A graduate of the St. John’s University Physician Assistant (PA) Certificate program, she immersed herself in campus life immediately upon arriving in 2004. 

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Contact St. John’s.

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