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St. John's University

St. John's is one of America's leading Catholic universities – recognized for its superb academic programs and diverse campus community. Our Rome, Italy campus offers full degree graduate programs (Master of Arts in Government and Politics and Master of Business Administration) that can be completed entirely in Rome or partially in Rome and our New York campuses.

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (6)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (3)
Engineering & Technology (1)



Founded in 1870, St. John’s is a Catholic and Vincentian university that prepares students for personal and professional success in today’s global society. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and exciting study abroad offerings.


Our quality springs from an institutional vision of excellence and service. Students come from nearly 50 states and close to 120 foreign countries to pursue more than 100 associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in the arts, business, education, law, pharmacy, the sciences, and specialized professional programs.


  • St. John’s is dedicated to promoting significant scholarly research that inspires and enriches–locally and globally. In the classroom and out in the field, our faculty and students partner in an effort to discover innovative solutions to some of the world’s most challenging and important issues.
  • Our research has attracted millions of dollars of support from a wide range of private and public benefactors, and many our students are published in academic journals and present at national conferences.
  • As catalysts of innovation, our researchers are passionate about advancing knowledge, making discoveries, and improving lives.


As a team of dedicated career educators we serve as a resource to internal and external constituents offering career advising, job-readiness skill training, internships, and employment services. University Career Services provides programs and services that create opportunities for students, alumni, faculty and employers to engage in mutually beneficial partnerships that meet the needs of an evolving and global workforce.

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Student services

Services Offered through Student Support ServicesSSS students benefit from support in the following areas:

  • Academic Advisement and Peer Mentoring
  • Professional Tutoring
  • Supplies (Notebooks, pens, etc)!
  • Access to a private computer lab and free printing!
  • Financial/Personal Guidance
  • Career Exploration and Development Workshops
  • Cultural Activities
  • Field trips to Broadway shows and other great places in NYC!
  • Advisement for entry into graduate/professional school
  • Grant in Aid is given to active participants who are in need of financial assistance and meet the GPA academic year requirement.

Housing services

The School of Law is located in a quiet, safe, inexpensive and suburban neighborhood in Queens, about 12 miles from Manhattan. St. John’s understands that many incoming students will need to relocate to the area, and we would like to provide you with the information to make this transition as smoothly as possible. There are several housing options for law students including:

  • Living in the University-owned DePaul Townhouses;
  • Living in Off-Campus Housing; and/or
  • Being placed on the Roommate List.

Library services

The St. John's University Libraries commit themselves to the teaching and learning processes by providing content-based information resources, instructional services, and other support in the most effective formats for University programs and student and faculty research.

ICT services

The Office of Information Technology is responsible for computing, communications, information and wireless network services for students, faculty and staff throughout the University community.

Medical services

  • Center for Counseling & Consultation
  • Emergency Situations
  • Disabilities Services
  • Online Screenings
  • Sexual Assault
  • SOAR

Student Life

Campus life

  • The Queens campus features broad lawns, handsome stone buildings and ultramodern student residence halls. Facilities include high-tech laboratory and classroom buildings; the main collections of our 1.7 million-volume Library; and state-of-the-art athletic facilities for students and our BIG EAST, Division I athletic teams.
  • Staten Island Campus Life is not limited to new students. We hope that students will continue to be involved in campus activities throughout their college career. Our Campus Life activities ensure that there is never a dull moment on campus! This year, we added a campus Movie, Fitness, and NYC Theatre Broadway Show Series - Broadway plays are offered at discount.

Sports facilities

The following clubs are currently established through the Campus Recreation Department:

  • Bowling Club
  • Kickline
  • Men's Basketball
  • Running Track Club
  • Tennis Club
  • Ultimate Frisbee


  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (CAAEP)
  • Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)

Student Reviews

The School taking from the past to guide the future.
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The School has a phenomenal program aimed at holistic education with strongly guided curriculum to facilitate rigorous academic challenge and personal growth. I am excited to see how I will have grown when I graduate and the insights I will make to the world. The college is an incubator for change makers.

Exceptionality is the Priority
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It was a diverse university where many programs were accessible however adequate aid was not at dispense

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It’s been an amazing journey, filled with ups and downs and every moment has been a learning experience.

New York City, New York, United States

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