St. John's University-New York Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, and More

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With an acceptance rate of 63 percent, St. John's University in Queens, New York admits two-thirds of its applicants. Students with good grades and test scores have a good chance of being admitted to the school. Those interested in applying will need to submit, along with an application (which can be filled out and submitted online), high school transcripts, and scores from the SAT or the ACT.

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Admissions Data (2016)

St. John's University Description

Located on a little over 100 acres in the Queens borough of New York City, St. John's University is one of the stronger Catholic universities in the United States. The school was founded by the Vincentian Community in 1870. The university has a diverse student population, and among undergraduates, many of the pre-professional programs are quite popular (business, education, pre-law). St. John's has branch campuses in Staten Island, Manhattan, Oakdale, Rome (Italy), and a new campus in Paris, France. In athletics, the St. John's Red Storm competes in the NCAA Division I Big East Conference.

Enrollment (2016)

  • Total Enrollment: 21,076 (16,429 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 43 percent male / 57 percent female
  • 70 percent full-time

Costs (2016-17)

  • Tuition and Fees: $39,460
  • Books: $615 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $16,390
  • Other Expenses: $2,062
  • Total Cost: $58,527

St. John's University Financial Aid (2015 -16)

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100 percent
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100 percent
    • Loans: 65 percent
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $24,963
    • Loans: $7,456

Academic Programs

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Finance, Legal Studies, Marketing, Psychology, Sport and Fitness Administration

Retention and Graduation Rates

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 84 percent
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 37 percent
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 58 percent

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

  • Men's Sports: Lacrosse, Baseball, Tennis, Soccer, Track and Field, Fencing, Golf, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Fencing, Softball, Volleyball, Tennis, Basketball, Golf, Track and Field, Cross Country, Soccer

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Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics