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St. John's University believes that college can be such a transformative experience, and selecting the right school is key to your child's successful transition into adulthood. Your child will graduate as a well-rounded global citizen with an understanding of service, diversity, leadership, and excellence, thanks to a world-class educational system that is built on the charitable teachings of St. Vincent de Paul.

Where Affordability Meets Academic Excellence

Where Affordability Meets Academic Excellence

Values that Run Deep

At St. John's University, we want our students to graduate with more than just a degree. We want to create successful and compassionate leaders who strive to make a positive change in the world. Our diverse and global student body fosters an environment of acceptance and cultural curiosity that cannot be matched elsewhere.

Academic Excellence

Throughout our history, St. Johnís has been committed to academic excellence. We have more than 100 academic programs, amazing internship opportunities, unique global study opportunities, and a vast alumni network here in New York City. Your child will graduate from St. Johnís with the skills needed for lifelong career and personal success.

Affording an Education

A college education is a major life investment. But, with careful planning, it can be an affordable investment. Our Office of Student Financial Services is here to help guide you and your child through the financial aid process, including applying for aid, seeking scholarships, securing federal loans, and much more.

Campus Life

Campus Life

Safety at St. John’s

St. John's is committed to creating a safe and secure environment for all students on campus. Our Department of Public Safety, which is comprised largely of former law enforcement officers, is active and available on campus 24/7.

Metropolitan - Suburban

As a Catholic university in the Vincentian tradition, St. John's offers a friendly, supportive, and vibrant campus environment. And, because St. John's is home to 17 Division 1 BIG EAST athletic programs, more than 150 student organizations, and multiple service opportunities, your child will find a place to belong and keep active.

Come See for Yourself

The best way to get a sense of what St. John's is really like is to come and visit. Tour the Queens or Staten Island campuses, attend an Open House, speak with faculty, and see for yourself how studying at St. John's in New York City will benefit your child.

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Financial Aid TV

Have questions about the financial aid programs at St. John's University? Learn about financial aid through these short videos.