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IPEDS ID: 195809
OPE ID: 00282300
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St John's University-New York
8000 Utopia Pky, Queens, New York 11439
General information:  (718) 990-6161
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Two but less than 4 years certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  20,877 (16,206 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  17 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2015Full timePart time
Total faculty611821
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-322
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
Tuition and fees$35,520$37,260$38,680$38,6800.0%
Books and supplies$1,045$1,045$600$6101.7%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$14,970$15,580$16,090$16,0900.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$14,995$14,945$11,988$12,4253.6%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
On Campus$55,506$56,971$57,429$57,4270.0%
Off Campus$55,531$56,336$53,327$53,7620.8%
Off Campus with Family$42,416$44,131$44,652$44,6330.0%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2015-2016
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2014-2015
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid12,72498%————
Grant or scholarship aid2,71997%$66,241,356$24,362
Federal grants1,14941%$5,745,747$5,001
Pell grants1,14641%$5,479,629$4,782
Other federal grants1746%$266,118$1,529
State/local government grant or scholarships1,11240%$3,467,822$3,119
Institutional grants or scholarships2,71797%$57,027,787$20,989
Student loan aid1,79264%$13,564,409$7,569
Federal student loans1,76963%$10,626,215$6,007
Other student loans1556%$2,938,194$18,956
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid110,42166%$238,480,216$22,885
Pell grants4,53029%$21,375,037$4,719
Federal student loans6,81343%$49,025,607$7,196
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$28,503$27,923$27,390
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2012-20132013-20142014-2015
$0 – $30,000$25,738$24,030$23,152
$30,001 – $48,000$26,226$25,108$24,013
$48,001 – $75,000$28,728$27,451$27,482
$75,001 – $110,000$30,645$30,569$29,566
$110,001 and more$33,948$32,487$30,677
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2015
Total enrollment20,877
Undergraduate enrollment16,206
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment373
Graduate enrollment4,671
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 68%
Part-time: 32%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 43%
Female: 57%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 14%
Black or African American: 14%
Hispanic/Latino: 13%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 41%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 9%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 97%
25 and over: 3%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 62%
Out-of-state: 32%
Foreign countries: 5%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2014.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 57%
Part-time: 43%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 14%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 86%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 7%
Enrolled in some distance education: 12%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 81%
Undergraduate application fee (2015-2016): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2015
Number of applicants36,08614,20321,883
Percent admitted65%64%66%
Percent admitted who enrolled14%15%13%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2015 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading480580
SAT Math480600
ACT Composite2227
  • Written sections (ACT or SAT) are required for applicants to the pharmacy program.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 80%
Part-time students: 25%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2014 and Returned in Fall 2015
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 38 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2015.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 58%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2007]
4-year: 36%
6-year: 55%
8-year: 57%
[Began in Fall 2009]
4-year: 41%
6-year: 58%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2007 or Fall 2009
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 55%
Female: 61%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 67%
Asian: 63%
Black or African American: 48%
Hispanic/Latino: 51%
White: 65%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 54%
Non-resident alien: 61%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2014-2015
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterDoctorUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Area Studies, Other-----0
Asian Studies/Civilization-4----
Chinese Studies--2---
East Asian Studies--10---
Latin American and Caribbean Studies-----0
Category total-412--0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-147235--
Category total-155315--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Actuarial Science-9----
Business Administration and Management, General14d94d138--0
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other-----0
Finance, General-76---0
Hospitality Administration/Management, General-23----
Management Science--0---
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other--1---
Marketing/Marketing Management, General-71---0
Category total14d413d315d-51
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant038----
Category total038----
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication and Media Studies, Other--0---
International and Intercultural Communication--20---
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other-54----
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-114----
Category total-23520---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General139--0-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance012----
Category total151--0-
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education, Other--0--1d
Biology Teacher Education-11---
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services--14--0
Curriculum and Instruction---18-4
Early Childhood Education and Teaching--13---
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs--14---
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs--15d--1
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs--90--0
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented-----2d
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--025-1d
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision--29d--55d
Elementary Education and Teaching-4910---
English/Language Arts Teacher Education-52---
Mathematics Teacher Education-528---
Physics Teacher Education-0----
Reading Teacher Education--252-2
Secondary Education and Teaching--13---
Social Studies Teacher Education-54---
Spanish Language Teacher Education-10---
Special Education and Teaching, General-30---
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels-----0
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor--65d--19d
Category total-69323d45-85d
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Telecommunications Technology/Technician04----
Category total04----
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General-39149--
Rhetoric and Composition-3----
Category total-42149--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature-2----
Italian Language and Literature-3----
Spanish Language and Literature-66---
Category total-116---
Health Professions and Related Programs
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist-50575--
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist-9----
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician-3----
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other-48----
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-2--0-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor--20--1
Pharmaceutical Sciences--1519--
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs--11---
Physician Assistant-63--68-
Public Health, General--3---
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer-31----
Category total-206106227681
History, General-2898--
Public/Applied History--3---
Category total-28128--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration2d144d27---
Securities Services Administration/Management-40----
Category total2d184d27---
Legal Professions and Studies
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law--13---
International Law and Legal Studies--30---
Legal Professions and Studies, Other-6----
Legal Studies, General089--0-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers--15---
Category total095582480-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies--19d---
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies5d22d2---
Category total5d22d21d---
Library Science
Library and Information Science--30d--0d
Library Science, Other--0d--0d
Category total--30d--0d
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General-121---
Category total-121---
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Museology/Museum Studies--0---
Category total--0---
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies-18----
Category total-18----
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management-10037-0-
Category total-10037-0-
Personal and Culinary Services
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General-3----
Category total-3----
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other----0-
Category total-25--0-
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General-107---
Physical Sciences-2----
Physics, General-9----
Category total-217---
Clinical Child Psychology---9--
Clinical Psychology--125--
Experimental Psychology--13---
Psychology, General-141----
School Psychology--2922--
Category total-1415436--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration-3---0
Category total-3---0
Social Sciences
Economics, General-30----
International Relations and Affairs-----15
Political Science and Government, General-4419--4
Social Sciences, General-0----
Category total-11643--19
Theology and Religious Vocations
Theology/Theological Studies-314---
Category total-314---
Visual and Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General-12----
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other-1----
Graphic Design-14----
Category total-36----
Grand total222,0351,13157873106
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Educational Benefits, 2014-2015
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 243
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 55
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $23,438
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $16,990
Full-time students: 92%
Part-time students: 0%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2014-2015 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-AAA MenWomen
All Track Combined87
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education(!)7/1/1921 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs6/4/1940 - 6/30/2016Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools(!)7/1/1937 -  Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs10/30/1984 -  Accredited
School Psychology (SCPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs4/23/2007 -  Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs10/1/1990 - 12/31/2006Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs10/1/1990 -  Accredited
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology2/1/2005 -  Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers7/1/1968 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs(!)10/1/2004 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2014 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201220132014
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations442
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations332
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible36
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Statutory rape0
Aggravated assault321
Motor vehicle theft206
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible35
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Statutory rape0
Aggravated assault011
Motor vehicle theft000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201320122011
Default rate4.6%6.5%9.3%
Number in default200286386
Number in repayment4,2984,3364,114
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)