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Life at St. John's

Elevate Your World

New York is just one of the remarkable places the St. John’s community calls home.


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Clubs and Organizations

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.

Dining Services

Dining Services

St. John’s offers 12 dining locations on the Queens campus. So, whether you’re finicky or a foodie, you are never far from a wide range of nutritious and delicious choices for every palette.

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Welcome Home

Living on campus is both exciting and liberating because you share the experience with new roommates and neighbors. Once you immerse yourself in our tight-knit campus community, you find that your residence hall feels less like a dorm, and more like a home.

Success Starts Here

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President’s Society Member Emphasizes Service

“St. John’s University has brought nothing but blessings to my life,” emphasized Vanessa Diaz, a Brooklyn, NY, native and Criminal Justice major. “Here I followed my passion for service to others. St. John’s has opened doors, giving me opportunities related to social justice and advocacy that I wouldn’t have had. The University also brought me back to my roots and opened my eyes to what it means to be Hispanic. Our diversity is unmatched.”

Vanessa Diaz '23 The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies


Service has been the paramount theme of her St. John’s experience. Currently, she serves as Co-Vice President of the University’s chapter of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. She has gone on several Midnight Runs, as well as a service plunge to Denver, CO, ministering to underserved communities there.

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Pharmacy Student Credits St. John’s for His Success

He chose pharmacy for two reasons. An inquisitive child, Joshua always wondered how and why things worked. “Pharmacy allowed me to answer the fascinating questions as to how and why the body works, and how drugs exert their effects.”

Joshua Fleishman '23 College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences


Fifth-year Pharm.D. candidate Joshua Fleishman came to St. John’s University for many reasons: he wanted to attend a school known for excellence both in pharmacy and the liberal arts; a native of Brooklyn and Long Island, NY, he wanted to stay close to his family; and he loved the diversity he found at the Queens, NY, campus.

From the Blog

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FAFSA | Everything You Need to Know About the Federal Student Aid

If you are considering applying to colleges in the United States, you might have seen the term FAFSA. It plays a significant role in getting financial aid for college—but if you’re not familiar with it, it can be daunting and stressful.

That’s why we’ve compiled this comprehensive FAFSA 2024-25 guide that covers everything you need to know about getting started. Whether you are a high school senior or a returning college student, this guide helps simplify the FAFSA application process. It ensures you have all the information you need to apply for federal student aid.

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The Ultimate Guide to Early Action vs. Early Decision

Selecting a college can be challenging, but once you’ve narrowed your choices, creating a strategy for submitting your application is crucial. Along with the standard, regular decision application process, you can opt for an alternative route, such as early decision or action.

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Diversity: 5 Ways it Boosts Student Success

When embarking on your higher education journey, it’s crucial to think about what can help you succeed as a student. Choosing a campus that values diversity is one factor that can bring many benefits—not only in college but also in your future career.