St John’s University at New York

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Queens, NY

$42,530

Avg tuition

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About St John’s University at New York

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

St John’s University at New York is a large private university located on an urban campus in Queens, New York. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 15,693, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 75%. The university offers 77 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 64%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for students are $42,530.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

75% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

83% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

64% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Considered (not required)

Letter of recommendation Considered (not required)

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Considered (not required)

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 23-29

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1080-1300

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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20k

Students enrolled

70%

Online student enrollment

16:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

49%

Hispanic

16%

Asian

13%

Black

10%

Unknown

4%

Two or more races

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

59%

Socio-economic diversity

36% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $42,530 $42,530
Graduate $29,816 $29,816

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $670
On-campus room and board $17,970
On-campus other expenses $2,213
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $13,142
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,213
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $5,819

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $63,383 $63,383
Off-campus without family $58,555 $58,555
Off-campus with family $49,019 $49,019

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

36%

State Grant Aid

30%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

36%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $6,401
State Grant Aid $3,605
Institution Grant Aid $25,424
Pell Grant Aid $5,047

Financial Outlook

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

$48k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.