St. John's University

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world rank  1033

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University Overview

Established in 1870, St. John's University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Queens (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Staten Island, Manhattan, Oakdale, Rome. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, St. John's University (STJ) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. St. John's University (STJ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 150 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym STJ
Founded 1870
Motto Educatio Christiana Animae Perfectio
Christian Education Perfects the Soul
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address 8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
11439 New York
United States
T +1 (718) 990 6161
F +1 (718) 990 2096
Other locations Staten Island, Manhattan, Oakdale, Rome

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens 11439
+1 (718) 990 2000
888 978 5646

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Vincentian -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to St. John's University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • American Bar Association ABA
  • Association of American Law Schools
  • American Chemical Society ACS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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