St. John’s University is a private, Catholic university in New York City that celebrates diversity in all its forms.

St. John’s is home to nearly 1,000 international students and students come from 119 countries worldwide. Its three metropolitan locations offer accessibility to Manhattan, a cultural, business, and economic hub. Students can choose from more than 100 bachelor’s programs and more than 60 advanced degree programs across five distinguished colleges, Institute for Biotechnology, and School of Law.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: Queens, New York
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts College; Specialist Institution

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 72%
  • Average ACT score: 23-29
  • Average SAT range: 1200
  • Test optional? Yes, test flexible
  • Common Application accepted? Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance, Anthropology, Arts, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, Ethnic/Cultural Studies, English, Environmental Sciences, Film/Cinema Studies, History, Information Sciences/Systems, Journalism, Languages, Law, Liberal Arts, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Public Policy, Public Relations/Affairs, Sociology, Theology/Religion
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  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $60,000


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Women's Cross Country; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Golf; Women's Golf; Men's Lacrosse; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball

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