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St. John's University

At St. John’s University, you can have it all: a Catholic and Vincentian education that broadens your mind, the chance to serve your community, the resources and excitement of New York City and our global locations, and the support and network you need for success.

Distance Learning Courses

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Education & Training (1)
Medicine & Health (1)



  • 1867 - the Vincentian founders purchase three former farms in north-central Brooklyn to serve as the future site of St. John’s College.
  • 1870 - St. John’s College is founded with 47 students and six faculty on Lewis Avenue in Brooklyn.
  • 1954 - Name officially changes to St. John’s University, New York. Construction starts on the St. John Hall, Queens campus.


 We offer more than 100 majors, unique study abroad programs, state-of-the-art learning centers, and an alumni network of more than 190,000!

  • The School of Education
  • School of Law
  • The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
  • College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies
  • St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


  • If you want to conduct groundbreaking research with world-class scholars, then St. John’s is for you. With grants from both the public and private sectors, faculty and students partner to create cutting-edge discoveries that affect our world.
  • The research activities of St. John’s students and faculty are increasingly diverse and intense: grant dollars continue to rise; publications are flourishing; students are presenting papers at conferences. We have good reason to celebrate our accomplishments. 
  • The Student Research Opportunity Center (SROC) is an area at the main entrance to DAC where there are 2 touch screen monitors that will scroll information about the research opportunities available for students.


  • 4.3% Placement
  • 95% Would Recommend St. John's
  • 75.5% Employed In Desired Field


Housing services

The Queens campus offers: 

  • DaSilva Hall
  • Donovan Hall
  • Hollis Hall
  • St. Vincent Hall
  • Century Hall
  • Henley Road Residence
  • O'Connor Hall
  • Carey Hall
  • Founders Village Townhouses
  • Goethals Apartments
  • Henley Road Residence
  • Seton Complex
  • DePaul Houses
  • Henley Road Residence

Library services

  • Queens - Main Library, St. Augustine Hall with the main collections of our 1.7 million-volume library
  • Queens - Rittenberg Law Library
  • Queens - Chin Ying Asian Library
  • Rome, Italy - Rome Campus Library
  • Staten Island - Loretto Memorial Library
  • Manhattan - Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Library

ICT services

Cable-ready with Wi-Fi Internet access 

Medical services

Students Health Services - We offer free and confidential services to all students on the Queens and Staten Island campuses. You can get treated for minor illnesses and injuries. If there is a need for any additional testing, such as X-rays or blood work, will can assist you in finding an off-campus local health provider.

Student Life

Campus life

Campuses and Locations:

  • The Queens campus features ultramodern student residence halls. Facilities include high-tech laboratory and classroom buildings
  • Staten Island - The 16.5-acre campus features rolling lawns, apartment-style student residences, and architectural styles that range from red-brick colonial to the strikingly modern. 
  • The University’s campus in Manhattan is situated on the Lower East Side, one of New York City’s most vibrant centers of the arts, education, and technological innovation.
  • Hauppauge - offers quality graduate education programs for those enrolled in The School of Education and St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Rome 
  • Paris
  • Limerick

Sports facilities

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Men's Lacrosse

New York City, New York, United States

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