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Colleges / St. John's University

St. John's University

Queens, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate85%

About St John's

St. John's University is a private, religious university in the city of Queens, New York. St John's was founded in 1870. The university currently enrolls around 19,663 students per year, including 15,652 undergrad students.

St John's Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into St John's. In 2021, St John's accepted 85% of applicants. Out of 24,607 applications received in 2021, 20,834 students were offered admission.

St. John's University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 85%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 63%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 93%
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 93%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 30%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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St John's Campus Tours

St. John's University is located in the city of Queens, New York, near New York City.

If you are interested in seeing St John's for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Grand Central Parkway to Queens, or book a flight to the nearest airport, LaGuardia.

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College Info

8000 Utopia Parkway Queens, NY 11439

Campus Setting: Urban

St John's Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to St John's is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to St John's is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

St John's SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1120 - 1310


Math SAT Range

550 - 660


Reading SAT Range

560 - 650

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1310 and Above


1120 to 1310


1120 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for St John's students is 1205. Applicants with SAT scores of 1310 and above have a good chance of being admitted to St John's, while applicants with SAT scores between 1120 to 1310 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1120 have a low chance of being offered a spot at St John's.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at St John's is like? There are approximately 19,663 students enrolled at St John's, including 15,652 undergraduate students and 4,011 graduate students. 63% percent of students attend school full-time, 82% percent are from NY and 18% percent of students are from other states.


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