St. John's College

St. John’s College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on St. John's College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is St. John’s College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

St. John's College was awarded 20 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is liberal arts general studies.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, St. John's is ranked #1,462 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

St. John's also holds the #4 spot on the Best Colleges in New Mexico ranking.

See all of the rankings for St. John's College.

Is It Hard to Get Into St. John’s?

Acceptance Rate

St. John's College has an acceptance rate of 63%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for St. John's.

Average Test Scores

About 41% of students accepted to St. John's submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 630 and 670. Math scores were between 560 and 680.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for St. John's College  ( 630 to 670 )

SAT Math Scores for St. John's College  ( 560 to 680 )
St. John's received ACT scores from 24% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 23 and 32.

ACT Composite Scores for St. John's College  ( 23 to 32 )

Learn more about St. John’s College admissions.

St. John’s College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at St. John's it is much better at 7 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at St. John's College is 75%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  75 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at St. John’s College

Freshmen Retention Rate

St. John's College has a freshmen retention rate of 79%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  79 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At St. John's this rate is 38%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  38 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at St. John’s College.

St. John’s College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 317 undergraduates at St. John's with 312 being full-time and 5 being part-time.

How Much Does St. John’s College Cost?

The overall average net price of St. John's is $39,228. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for St. John’s

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$17,916 $29,163 $47,487 $64,736 $67,916

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of St. John's, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At St. John's, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $6,358 a year. That adds up to $25,432 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at St. John's is 3.5%. 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.

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How Much Money Do St. John’s Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from St. John's make around $33,500 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 16% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at St. John’s College make the most money.

Location of St. John’s College

Located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, St. John's College is a private not-for-profit institution. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

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Contact details for St. John's are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1160 Camino Cruz Blanca, Santa Fe, NM 87505-4599
Phone: 505-984-6000

St. John’s College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 2 majors graduated from St. John's College. Of these students, 74 received undergraduate degrees and 35 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Liberal Arts General Studies 74 $20,700
Classical Languages & Literature 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at St. John's College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Learn more about online learning at St. John’s College.

Notes and 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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