On campus, in the community, and around the globe, St. John’s encourages you to explore your interests while making a palpable difference by serving others.
Catholic, Vincentian, Metropolitan, Global, and on a Mission to Ensure Student Success
Confident, goal-driven, and ethical—these are qualities of the St. John’s University community.
As a metropolitan University, students benefit from New York City's cultural diversity, its intellectual and artistic resources, and its unique educational programs. St. John's is also a global University, offering students the opportunity to enrich their academic experiences by studying at the University's campus in Rome, and locations in Paris and Limerick.
At St. John’s, you help to make the world a better place. We create opportunities for students to gain inspiration from their individual faith traditions by volunteering, fighting injustice, and serving those in need.
The mission of the St. John’s University Equity and Inclusion Council (the “Council”) aligns with our University’s mission and core values: to promote an academically enriching and supportive climate that allows all members of our community to thrive and succeed.
St. John’s leadership team is dedicated to fulfilling the University’s educational mission by advancing a vision for the future, ensuring equity at every level, and sustaining a tradition of academic excellence.
The University’s Department of Public Safety works closely with our many campus and community partners to ensure that St. John’s remains a safe environment for living and learning. Our Public Safety officers are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days each year.
St. John’s University is committed to Title IX and educating our community on the law and what it means for us. The Division of Student Affairs is here to answer your questions and support the entire University community.
You will find your key to a bright future at St. John’s. With world-class academics, renowned professors, outstanding resources, and a long tradition of excellence and service, St. John’s prepares you to change the world for the better.
Explore what is unique to St. John’s, even beyond the classroom, with limitless opportunities. We are here to guide you every step of the way. Your success is our success!
St. John’s offers a free online application for all 100+ undergraduate programs, and graduate applications carry a low cost for most programs. St. John's offers undergraduate degrees, master's degrees, advanced certificates, doctoral degrees, and J.D. and LL.M. programs in the elite School of Law.
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Even before attending her first class, Sheila Kiernan ’22CCPS felt like she found a second home at St. John’s University. “One of the reasons why I loved St. John’s was because giving back to the community is so much a part of its mission. I liked the location—but I really liked the feel of the Queens, NY, campus and the University.”
Peter’s faith guided him to St. John’s University. Four years later, it led him to the United Nations, where as an intern for the Mission of the Holy See, he helped to bring forward issues of Roman Catholic interest to the world’s largest international body.
Peter discovered the internship program while researching Vatican-related opportunities online. Several interviews later, with recommendation letters from Jessica L. Harris, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of History, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Rev. John J. Costello, Pastor of St. Luke’s Church in Whitestone, he was at the UN representing the Holy See.
Love was in the air at St. John’s University as alumni couples whose love stories began on campus returned for the annual Blessing of the Couples Mass and reception.
The impact of environmental change on people experiencing poverty in East Africa cannot be underestimated, according to a panel of experts brought together for the second in a series of six lectures sponsored by the Vincentian Chair of Social Justice at St. John’s University.
“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” —Philippians 4:13 Growing up, this scripture in the book of Philippians has always been one of my favorites. From this...