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About St. John's University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private



4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College


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Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?


St. John’s University is a private, not-for-profit university. The university is located in New York city. The address for St. John’s University is 8000 Utopia Pkwy, Jamaica, NY 11439, United States and St. John’s University, Long Island Graduate Center, 120 Commerce Drive, Hauppauge, NY, 11788.

The university has a rich legacy of 150 years old and boasts alumni of over 190,000 students across the globe. The university offers over 100 undergraduate programs and more than 60 graduate degrees and professional certificate programs. It also attracts international students from 123 different countries worldwide.

The university is just minutes away from Manhattan by car, bus, and train, it is a 102 acres campus spanning a traditional environment in one of the most dynamic, America’s largest and busiest cities of the world. The university is located in leafy, residential counties which combine the urban glitter with dynamic sub-urban serenity. The campus environment takes you back to ages with its oak trees and buildings and you won’t believe that you are in New York City.

The university has 6 campuses, the various campus locations are 4 in New York at Queens, Staten Island, Manhattan, Hauppauge, whereas Rome, Paris, and Limerick are international locations. The university is a religiously affiliated Catholic University whose mission is to prepare students for personal and professional success. The mascot of the university is Johnny Thunderbird.

St John's University-New York, which is located in Queens, NY is a private, Roman Catholic university. St John's University-New York occupies a total area of about 105 acres. St John's University-New York was founded in 1870 by Bishop John Loughlin. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, St John's University-New York has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Educatio Christiana Animae Perfectio and its official colors are red, navy blue, white. In addition to over 17,086 undergraduate students, SJUNY also boasts of over 4,632 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 21,087. The school has a total of 1,471 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. At St John's University-New York, around 98% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 57% of the students are females and 43% are males. Finally, at SJUNY around 48% are white, 15% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 14% are Asian. The college has produced several notable alumni including Bruce R. Bent (Inventor), Ron Silver (Film Producer, Social Worker), Metta World Peace (Basketball player, Rapper), and Darryl McDaniels (Film Score Composer, Record producer) in its 150 years of existence. St John's University-New York's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division I – Big East. Like several universities in the country, athletics play an important part here as well. SJUNY offers a total of 432 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, ABA (American Bar Association), and ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education). The total endowment of the St John's University-New York is around $748 million (2019).

Location & Contact


8000 Utopia Pky


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Phone: 7189906161
Fax: 7189905723
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It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed St John's University-New York at the 407th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.


Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.


SAT Range

1170 - 1270

ACT Range

23 - 29

Application Fee



Considered but not required

High School GPA


Accept Common App


The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. St John's University-New York has 2 admission thresholds. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1090-1300, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to St John's University-New York, must score 26 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 23 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 8000 Utopia Pky, Queens, New York 11439. They can also call them at (718) 990-6161.

Annual Cost to Attend

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The next two things to keep in mind before applying to SJUNY are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $61,336. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($43,000), books and supplies ($656), room and boarding ($17,290), and budget for other expenses ($2,160). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.


Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Academic Calendar


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Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

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Distance Education

Study Abroad


Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

165 Graduates

Psychology, General

151 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

149 Graduates

Biology, General

145 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

117 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

107 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

102 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

100 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

100 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

91 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

89 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

67 Graduates


65 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

61 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

54 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

52 Graduates


51 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

49 Graduates

Political Science and Government

48 Graduates


43 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

40 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

38 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

33 Graduates


31 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

26 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

22 Graduates


21 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

20 Graduates


18 Graduates


18 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

17 Graduates


14 Graduates

Pharmacology and Toxicology

13 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

13 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

11 Graduates


10 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

8 Graduates

Legal Professions and Studies, Othe...

7 Graduates


7 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

7 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

6 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

6 Graduates


5 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

4 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

4 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

4 Graduates

Physical Sciences

4 Graduates

Area Studies

3 Graduates

Public Administration

3 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

2 Graduates

Funeral Service and Mortuary Scienc...

1 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

1 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

1 Graduates


Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.






Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%




46% White

6% Unknown

13% Black

13% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

13% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

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Unknown Location


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Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$69,750 per year

Campus Life


The students can reside on campus and 44% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available


Freshmen Required to Live on Campus


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Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,450/year.

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Division Sports Nickname

Johnny Thunderbird

School Colors

red and white

Varsity Athletics Association


Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

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Intramural Sports


Sports Club


Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol


Campus Emergency Phones


24-Hour Escort Safety rides


Mobile Campus Emergency Alert


The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $17,290 per year. St John's University-New York has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at SJUNY costs around $6,450 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. There are around 43% male and 57% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.




Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$202 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

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and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.


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Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.


Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


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> $110K


Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants


In case the students at St John's University-New York face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,718, whereas the financial aid is $23,895. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $3,318 and institutional aid worth $23,895. The total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered to students at St John's University-New York add up to $209,944,126 per year.

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