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St John’s University - New York Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is St John’s University - New York Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

St John's University - New York was awarded 59 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is criminal justice and corrections.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, STJ is ranked #563 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

STJ also holds the #63 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into STJ?

Acceptance Rate

St John's University - New York has an acceptance rate of 68%, 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 STJ.

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 )

SAT Math Scores for St John's University - New York  ( 520 to 630 )
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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St John’s University - New York Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At St John's University - New York, this ratio is 17 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at St John's University - New York is 43%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  43 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at St John’s University - New York

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 83% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like St John's University - New York enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  83 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at STJ for first-time, full-time students is 41%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  41 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at STJ

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 16,761 undergraduates at STJ with 11,526 being full-time and 5,235 being part-time.

STJ Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 95.16 out of 100, STJ is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  95.16 out of 100
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How Much Does St John’s University - New York Cost?

The overall average net price of STJ is $25,792. 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 STJ

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$23,142 $23,789 $25,308 $27,480 $29,783

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 STJ, 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 STJ, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $7,460 a year. That adds up to $29,840 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.

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How Much Money Do STJ Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from STJ make around $55,200 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future STJ graduates since it is 39% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of St John’s University - New York

St John's University - New York is a private not-for-profit institution located in Queens, New York. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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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

St John’s University - New York Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 74 majors graduated from St John's University - New York. Of these students, 2,453 received undergraduate degrees and 1,811 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
General Biology 233 $22,600
Criminal Justice & Corrections 185 $32,800
General Psychology 165 $25,400
Finance & Financial Management 137 $53,400
Communication & Media Studies 130 $30,300
Business Administration & Management 125 $34,500
Marketing 124 $35,800
Accounting 123 $34,400
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 98 $29,100
Health & Physical Education 88 $26,600

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

Online Learning at STJ

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 4,838 students took at least one online class at St John's University - New York. This is an increase from the 4,051 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 4,838 638
2016-2017 4,051 444
2015-2016 3,362 415
2014-2015 3,178 413
2013-2014 2,903 403

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