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.
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.
Services Offered through Student Support ServicesSSS students benefit from support in the following areas:
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:
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.
The Office of Information Technology is responsible for computing, communications, information and wireless network services for students, faculty and staff throughout the University community.
The following clubs are currently established through the Campus Recreation Department: