St. John’s University

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School Overview

St. John’s University, New York is a private Roman Catholic university in New York City, New York. Also known as SJU, it is a coeducational four-year school with an emphasis on doctoral and research programs. The undergraduate programs at SJU focus on the Arts and Sciences, as well as professional training in a variety of fields.

St. John’s is composed of five separate undergraduate schools and six graduate schools. In 2011, U.S. World News named it a Tier One University. The school enrolls approximately 16,000 undergraduate students per year, and over 5,000 graduate students. SJU students hail from all over the U.S. and more than 115 countries around the world.

St. John’s is an academically rigorous school that attracts highly qualified faculty. As of 2010, 38% of students graduated in four years, while 59% graduated in six years. In the same survey, one-year retention was just below 80%. Out of SJU’s 1,400 part-time and full-time faculty, 60% have a Ph.D. or other terminal degree, while over 30% have Master’s degrees. There are 17 students for every instructor.

St. John’s University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Online Degrees and Courses

St. John’s University now offers various online degree and distance learning course options for students that have been accepted to the university’s main program. Most of the university’s online degrees andd courses are “hybrid” programs with have both online and on-site requirements.

The university’s current online degree programs are offered at the associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s levels. Programs include master’s degrees in social justice, library science, criminal justice, business, accounting, teaching, and education. Many online advanced certificate programs in education are also available.

Individual courses are also offered online for students pursuing campus-based undergraduate and graduate degrees at St. John’s University.

General Information

Admission Office

8000 Utopia Parkway

Queens, NY 11439

(718) 990-2000

(888) 978-5646

Fax: (718) 990-2096



Contact: Karen Vahey

Director of Admission
Main Address

8000 Utopia Parkway

Queens, NY 11439

(718) 990-6161

www.stjohns.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 14,816

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 3,268

Degree-seeking undergrads: 12,326

Graduate enrollment: 3,885

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: Free

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Asian Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Illustration B
Photography B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Toxicology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Actuarial Science B
Business Administration/Management A,B,C
Finance/Banking B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
Insurance/Risk Management B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Public Relations B

Communications Technologies

Photographic/Film Technology A,B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A,B,C
Computer/Systems Security A,B,C

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B

Engineering Technologies

Telecommunications A,B,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Italian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Health System Administration B,C
Pathology Assistant B
Physician Assistance B
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General A,B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Funeral Services/Mortuary Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physical Sciences – General B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B
Public Administration B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration A,B,C
Security Services Management B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

St John's University-New York Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(718) 990-6161
Website:www.stjohns.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://app.applysju.org/?utm_medium=UniveristyWeb&utm_campaign=OnlineApp&utm_term=FA16&utm_source=SJU
Address:8000 Utopia Pky, Queens, NY 11439
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:21,076
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):55%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:17,714 (84% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$39,460
Out-of-state Tuition:$39,460
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$24,963

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

St John's University-New York Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at St John's University-New York.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies212
Biological and Biomedical Sciences231
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1186
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs52
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services122
Education118183
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields11
English Language and Literature/Letters211
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics31
Health Professions and Related Programs3752
History121
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service121
Legal Professions and Studies1123
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities112
Library Science22
Mathematics and Statistics12
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies111
Personal and Culinary Services1
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
Physical Sciences31
Psychology133
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences253
Theology and Religious Vocations12
Visual and Performing Arts5
Grand total268676111

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at St John's University-New York.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services112
Education53
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities111
Library Science11
Theology and Religious Vocations1
Grand total6338

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at St John's University-New York and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$39,460
Out-of-state$39,460
Books and supplies$615

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$16,228
Out-of-state$16,228

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid3,249100%
Grant or scholarship aid3,247100%$24,963
Student loan aid2,11665%$7,456

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid10,78867%$22,960
Federal student loans6,96443%$6,834

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for St John's University-New York. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled St John's University-New York students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants28,59011,68116,909
Percent admitted100%63%64%
Percent admitted who enrolled11%16%8%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

St John's University-New York Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment21,076
Undergraduate enrollment16,429
Graduate enrollment4,647

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

St John's University-New York Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • School Psychology (SCPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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