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World-Class, Internationally Recognized Faculty

Our world-class scholar-teachers are one reason students from around the globe select St. John’s to acquire the knowledge and skills to excel in their careers. Much of our faculty have received top academic honors, which include Fulbright Guggenheim awards and inclusion among The Princeton Review’s “Best 300 Professors” in America. With their guidance, students gain important connections, earn prestigious awards and fellowships, and hone their skills. Together, professors and students create a supportive, close-knit scholarly community energized by lectures, campus organizations, and academic societies at St. John’s.

Excellence in Teaching

St. John’s University employs 1,195 full-time and part-time faculty members, 90% of which hold advanced degrees. Our tradition of cultivating excellence in teaching and other academic pursuits is well known. In addition, our faculty brings their field research to the classroom, enabling students to gain real-world experience and learn from up-to-date applications related to their area of study.

Building Academic Relationships

St. John's University students walk across Queens Campus in graduation attireWith an 18:1 student/faculty ratio, St. John’s is well equipped to provide undergraduate and graduate students with the encouragement and individual attention they need to fully develop and realize their academic potential. And with faculty actively involved in their fields, students can leverage the power of their professors’ academic and professional networks upon graduation.

Center for Teaching and Learning

The St. John’s Center for Teaching and Learning actively promotes the scholarly and creative achievements of our admired faculty in the New York area and Europe. The Center also provides programs and opportunities for faculty to continually strengthen their instructional skills.
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