St. John’s University-New York

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St. John's University-New York can be found in Queens, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. St. John's University-New York enrolls approximately 22,000 students each year.

Many of the students accepted into this school got an SAT score in the range of 970 - 1210, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 21 - 27. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the St. John's University-New York average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.45 for accepted students. Approximately 50 percent of all applicant were admitted at St. John's University-New York, and from those that were granted acceptance about 10 percent continued on to attend. When applying historical data, we have projected that the St. John's University-New York acceptance rate 2015 will be around 49%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall St. John's University-New York Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for St. John's University-New York was reported as 53.2% in Fall 2012 with over 51,600 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into St. John's University-New York?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of St. John's University-New York is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for St. John's University-New York has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 45.6%
  • 2009-2010: 43.0%
  • 2010-2011: 45.5%
  • 2011-2012: 49.1%
  • 2012-2013: 53.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 49.0%

How Does St. John's University-New York Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for St. John's University-New York is four percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
CUNY Queens College37.0%
CUNY Hunter College29.7%
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College24.8%
Hofstra University58.7%
CUNY New York City College of Technology76.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to St. John's University-New York (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score21 - 27
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