St. John's University New York

St. John's University New York

St. John's University is a private Roman Catholic university originally founded in Brooklyn in the year 1870 by the Vincentian Fathers. The campus is spread across an area of 105 acres. The university boasts an enrollment of more than 20,000 students. St. John's University confers associates, baccalaureate, masters, law, post-baccalaureate certificates, and doctoral degrees to the students through the following academic divisions:

  • College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions
  • College of Professional Studies
  • Peter J. Tobin College of Business
  • School of Education
  • St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • St. John's Distance Learning
  • St. John's University School of Law

The sports teams of St. John's University are nicknamed the Red Storm.

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St. John's University-New York
8000 Utopia Pky
Queens , NY 11439
General Phone: (718) 990-6161

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St. John's University-New York Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management850business management, accounting, finance, international business, MIS, actuarial science, marketing, taxation, insurance, ...
Education and Teaching605multilingual/cultural education, curriculum and instruction, educational administration, educational supervision, special ed, early childhood special ed, school counseling, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, ...
Law415legal studies, law, banking and finance
Liberal Arts401Asian studies, East Asian studies, Chinese studies, area studies, French language, Italian language, Spanish language, English, speech and rhetoric, ...
Medicine302pharmacy, pharmacy administration
Media273communication studies, journalism, advertising, public relations and advertising, photo and film tech
Security and Law Enforcement199criminal justice and administration, criminology
Therapy and Counseling195psychology, clinical psychology, experimental psychology, school psychology, clinical child psychology
Science169biology, toxicology, physical sciences, chemistry, physics
Medical Support and Technology149audiology and speech pathology, pathology assistant, physician assistant, clinical lab tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy119sports and fitness management
Religion and Philosophy49philosophy, theology, ministry
Computer Science and Engineering44computer and info science, data processing tech
Hospitality43hospitality management
Medical Administration42health care administration
Design14graphic design, illustration
Family and Social Work14human services, public administration
Engineering Technician9telecommunications tech
Conservation and Resource Management7environmental studies
Photography and Commercial Art4photography
Funeral and Mortuary Science4funeral and mortuary
Fine Arts2fine arts studies

Number of programs and degrees for St. John's University-New York in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree2,11766
Master's degree1,11552
Post-master's certificate4118
Associate's degree468
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years64
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship578
Doctor's degree - professional practice5432

St. John's University-New York Student Body

In 2007-2008, St. John's University-New York had a total enrollment of 20,096 students (17,231 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 46%
Women 54%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 72%
Graduate 28%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 43%
Black 12%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 13%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 14%
(Foreign Students) 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 15%
18-19 28%
20-21 22%
22-24 16%
25-29 9%
30-34 3%
35-39 2%
40-49 2%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York72%
New Jersey9%
(International Students)3%
State unknown1%

St. John's University-New York Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 79 %
Part-Time 50 %

St. John's University-New York Room and Board (2007)

St. John's University-New York offers campus housing for 3,500 of its 17,231 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of New York, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

St. John's University-New York Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal480580
SAT Math480600

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT97%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended
Other Standardized Testsnot required

St. John's University-New York Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 28,790
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 28,790
Room and board $ 12,570
Room charge $ 7,900
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,670
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 3,800

Financial Aid:
St. John's University-New York participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 282300)

St. John's University-New York Faculty

St. John's University-New York has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track73111
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2426

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year3$117,7345$128,714
Associate professorcalendar year3$113,28810$102,159
Assistant professorcalendar year4$87,37116$91,940
Instructorcalendar year3$81,5568$90,994
All faculty totalcalendar year13$99,01739$99,081

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year139$136,54250$128,001
Associate professoracademic year164$97,34792$91,625
Assistant professoracademic year68$73,04988$69,554
Instructoracademic year10$58,6888$70,170
All faculty totalacademic year381$106,295238$90,385

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

St. John's University-New York Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Big East Conference
Baseball Big East Conference
Track Big East Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports6671137

St. John's University-New York Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Actuarial Science
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Finance, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Studies

Graphic Design

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education, Other
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Engineering Technician
Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General
Public Administration

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Funeral And Mortuary Science
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law (LLM, JSD/SJD)
Law (LLB, JD)
Legal Studies, General

Liberal Arts
Area Studies, Other
Asian Studies/Civilization
Chinese Studies
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Science/Librarianship
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Pathology/Pathologist Assistant
Physician Assistant

Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])
Pharmacy Administration/Policy/Regulatory Affairs (MS, PhD)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Photography And Commercial Art

Religion And Philosophy
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Theology/Theological Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physical Sciences
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Clinical Child Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Experimental Psychology
Psychology, General
School Psychology

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