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St John's University - New York is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Queens, New York. The location of STJ is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

95 Undergraduate Degrees
412 Graduate Degrees
$45,661 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
68% Acceptance Rate

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St John’s University - New York Rankings

We have ranked STJ as #62 out of 545 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 34 colleges in New York, it is ranked at #6.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

STJ has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#6 Best Teaching Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Teaching Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Best Teaching Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#48 Most Popular Teaching Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#104 Most Popular Teaching Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#105 Most Popular Teaching Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at STJ.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Multilingual Education Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Teaching English or French Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Curriculum & Instruction Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Teaching English or French Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Value Teacher Education Subject Specific Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Teacher Education Subject Specific Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Special Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Most Popular Special Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Best Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is St John’s University - New York?

Location of St John's University - New York

Contact details for STJ are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 8000 Utopia Pky, Queens, NY 11439
Phone: 718-990-6161
Website: www.stjohns.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stjohnsu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/StJohnsU

How Do I Get Into STJ?

You can apply to STJ online at: https://www.stjohns.edu/admission-aid/apply-st-johns-university

Admission Requirements for STJ

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program considered but not required
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into STJ?

68% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
67% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 68%, STJ does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 66%, and the acceptance rate for women is 69%.

Average Test Scores

About 67% of students accepted to STJ submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 620. Math scores were between 520 and 630.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for St John's University - New York  ( 540 to 620 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for St John's University - New York  ( 520 to 630 )
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800
STJ received ACT scores from 17% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 29.

ACT Composite Scores for St John's University - New York  ( 22 to 29 )
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Can I Afford St John’s University - New York?

$45,661 Net Price
57% Take Out Loans
5.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of STJ is $45,661. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At STJ, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $7,553 a year. That adds up to $30,212 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at STJ is 5.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

St John’s University - New York Undergraduate Student Diversity

11,525 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 17,086 undergraduate students at STJ, with 11,525 being full-time and 5,561 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  STJ

There are also 4,632 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 11,525 full-time undergraduates at STJ, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  STJ

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of St John's University - New York students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of STJ Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,822
Black or African American 1,633
Hispanic or Latino 1,663
White 4,836
International Students 544
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,027

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at St John's University - New York. At this time, 34 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 103 countries are represented at STJ. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at St John’s University - New York

638 Took All Classes Online
4,838 Took At Least One Class Online
13.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 10 master’s degree programs available online at STJ. In 2017-2018, 4,838 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at STJ has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 12th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of STJ

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at St John's University - New York was 13.4%. This is the #786 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at STJ regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of STJ majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Reading Teacher Education 37%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 11%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at STJ ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at STJ.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Elementary Special Education #5
Bilingual & Multilingual Education #5
Education/Teaching of the Gifted & Talented #7
Multilingual Education #9
Educational, Instructional, & Curriculum Supervision #12
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor #24
Teaching English or French #25
Reading Teacher Education #32
Special Education #73
Teacher Education Subject Specific #83
General Educational Leadership & Administration #94
Educational Administration #119

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

St John’s University - New York Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs 0 0 84 0 84
Elementary Education 57 0 6 0 63
Mathematics Education 12 0 38 0 50
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 0 30 20 0 50
Educational, Instructional, & Curriculum Supervision 0 28 19 0 47
Secondary Education 0 0 41 0 41
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0 0 0 31 31
Reading Teacher Education 0 1 22 7 30
Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services 0 1 19 0 20
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 19 19
Early Childhood Education 0 0 16 0 16
Social Studies Education 14 0 0 0 14
Elementary Special Education 0 0 12 0 12
English & Language Arts Education 7 0 4 0 11
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 0 0 9 0 9
Bilingual & Multilingual Education 0 4 0 0 4
Biology Education 3 0 1 0 4
Physics Education 1 0 0 0 1
Spanish Education 1 0 0 0 1
Bilingual, Multilingual, & Multicultural Education 0 0 0 0 0
General Special Education 0 0 0 0 0
Education/Teaching of the Gifted & Talented 0 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 95 64 291 57 507

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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