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Founded in 1870, St John’s University-New York. is a Private college. Located in New York, which is a city setting in New York, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 16,429 full time undergraduate students, and 4,647 full time graduate students.
The St John’s University-New York Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 17:1. There are 625 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at St John’s University-New York include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.
Admissions at are considered Selective, with ,47% of all applicants being admitted.
In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 11 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.
60% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 30% were in the top quarter, and 11% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.
We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at St John’s University-New York.
107 Students rated on-campus housing 3.4 stars. 12 % gave the school a 5.0.
95 Students rated off-campus housing 2.8 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.
140 Students rated campus food 3.4 stars. 24 % gave the school a 5.0.
142 Students rated campus facilities 4 stars. 38 % gave the school a 5.0.
142 Students rated class size 4.2 stars. 44 % gave the school a 5.0.
141 Students rated school activities 3.9 stars. 33 % gave the school a 5.0.
141 Students rated local services 4 stars. 45 % gave the school a 5.0.
142 Students rated academics 3.2 stars. 20 % gave the school a 5.0.
3 Students rated St John’s University-New York
I think St. John's University is such a wonderful college. I've had my first year experience there, and now I am currently a sophomore. The size of the campus is absolutely wonderful. Getting to meet people from all over the county. I'm glad to be part of a college campus so amazing, it was my first school choice after all.
I think St. John's is a very nice place and is filled with lots of helpful people and have lots of resources to help you out. The campus is also very nice, pretty, and spacious. The dorms are very cool and is suited well for everyone. The events are very well planned out and seems fun.
I really enjoyed my time on campus. Once I got a good group of friends, I was able to build great relationships and learn more about people. It is a very diverse community that goes to St. John's and it is awesome to see all different prospectives. The class sizes were the right size, and with the smaller class size you were able to really develop a rapport with the teacher and be able to, in my opinion, to get more knowledge. I really enjoyed my time at the school, it may not be the best school for academics but it prepared me adequately.
The fall 2020 acceptance rate for St John’s University-New York is 63%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.
Stay in school, keep focused and go straight to college so I can graduate and begin my career.
The environment at St. John's is spirited and enthusiastic, but if you don't actually open yourself up and put yourself out there, you can feel distant from the community. Coming into new environments is definitely daunting and intimidating, but by getting involved you are likely to find like-minded, as well as different and interesting, people. No matter what, stay true to yourself. Honor youreslf. Stand firm in who you are. People will love you for YOU.
Overall, it's a very good school but it costs a ton of money and the financial aid is terrible.
it was very poor mostly local people largely a comuter school
This school is a great place for networking and you are presented with many opportunities that I feel you wouldn't get at other schools. When people hear that the school is located in Jamaica, Queens New York, the expression on their faces is priceless because the location is often associated with a lot of violence. The schools location and the atmosphere make it just right for people looking for a school that not too big and not too small. Seeing that it's a Catholic school, those who are devout in their religions would be sure to find a church on campus that respects all denominations. Another reaction I get when I say I go to this school goes along the lines of, "you go to St. John's, home of the Red Storm? That's a really good school you know." Our school is very know for our basketball team and also for our Law school and the different programs we have. Our school might have many great factors about it but one thing that you can always hear about that grind your gears is the good old financial aid. Now every school might have problems with the financial aid building but I feel that ours are the worst. One day you can look at your bill and see charges that you know about and then the next day you go in to pay for them and they tell you that you owe more money. There's always mistakes that they take months to sort out and that can effect your registration and enrollment.You only feel ease when everything is done. When I'm on campus I'm usually in one of our dining halls, Marillac, the D'Angelo Center where all the organizations usually are or in the Library.School administration isn't so bad as long as you know who to deal with. If you have problems there are some administrators you just don't go to. I would like the school to bring back the football team they used to have because homecoming isn't really the same without football. Since our school is Catholic there has been a lot of controversy around students being able to bring an LGBT Organization on campus. If you aren't sure what that is it's and organization for Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transvestites.
The communication from the staff to students is the best quality of the school. The classes are small enough so that proffessors most of the time know your name, or at least can answer your questions in a timely fashion. The administration also strives to make your experience as good as possible.
I've never had a large, lecture type of class at St. John's where the professor doesn't know who you are. All of my classes were small, with the largest being maybe 40 students or so for a Biology core. I definitely prefer small classes where you can interact with other students and the professors on a direct and persona level, and St. John's offers that.
the kind of person that should not attend this school would be someone who is not driven to achieve their goals as well as someone who is non religious since this is a catholic university
Always something to do in Manhattan
During the essay don't be concerned about bragging, you have done so much, and this is your time to shine! Also, start early on writing the essays, St. John's finds the essay portion they're favorite part during the applications. I should have started off my essays about two months in advance, it honestly is very time consuming but worth it during admissions.
I wouldn't say that there are any stereotypes of the students at Saint John's University. Because we are in New York, there is a diversity of students which makes it so beautiful to be here because you don't have to try to fit into a stereotype, you can just be yourself.
The most frustrating thing about my school is how there are so many majors and different opportunities offered, that you cannot possibly explore each one. It makes it so much research must be done in order to succeed in creating a plan on how you will spend your years at this school.
Its location, considering it is located in Queens, just outside of New York City, and a historic basketball program within the Big East Conference, although until recently a top-ranked program.
I met my closest friends at St. John's in either my education classes by being randomly put into group work or, mostly, on my Discover the World experience where we lived together for 4 months.
Off campus activities are endless as long as you're not lazy or totally broke. We are a 40 minute or so bus+train ride from Manhattan so take an adventure and have some fun with friends in the city.
This school needs more school sprit and it needs like a football team to bring everyone together.
Business law accounting outgoing
I decided i wanted to go to this school when i visited the campus and realized the connection the students have with the deans and professors. I would see the students engaging in conversations with them and sitting at an outside table having lunch and i remember saying to myself "thats what i want." I wanted to go to a school where my deans and professors knew me by name and Saint John's was definitely the place. I was also drawn by the amount of campuses they had and the fact that they had one on Rome, and Mardrid, they had numerous abroad program.
There's various types of dorms on campus, but not that much space for everyone. The only on campus dorm I lived in was the Manhattan campus, which I thought was a great experience. It's in TriBeCa and the area is beautiful. The on campus townhouses in Queens are awesome, too, though. I wish I could've lived there!
The library, or the D'Angelo center.
Well, since I just changed my major. I'm taking a lot of classes needed to satisfy my major. So that I don't put too much on myself, I'm taking classes online as well. It's a bit easier because you can get your work done on your own at your own pace. But, I also enjoy the classes that I take on campus because I get to interact with other students and my professor face to face, which is very convenient.
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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA.
Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.
100% of students
attending St John’s University-New York receive some sort of financial aid.
43% were awarded federal grants.
While 65% received federal loans.
Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.
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Room and Board
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