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Reviews 2123 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I enjoyed meeting current students of the school and my potential classmates. It gave me a feel of what kind of people I would be around.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The learning environment and professors are great. The location makes it less desirable.

2 people found this useful Report
4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: It was a great experience even though a lot of students were commuters, I was able to meet a lot of people almost every week! It was close to home and the city so everything was very convenient.

4 College Freshman

Scholarships: With my foster care situation they helped

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Dorms are beautiful and close to the NYC

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Campus Food: I like the campus food.

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3 College Freshman

Scholarships: There could be better assistance in this department.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I really enjoy the school and the atmosphere.

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3 College Freshman

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3 College Freshman

Campus Food: The food is okay. There are some bad days but the good definitely out weigh them. There are plenty of options to choose from. Personally, in quest not to get the freshman 15 i ate a lot of freshens which is a really good salad place that would be typically be expensive but it was part of the meal plan.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: the are very generous with what the funds they do supply but they do look at your grades heavily and base much of your scholarship off of that and numbers. Sometimes they can be money hungry so make sure that you are on top of what you owe them or what they owe you

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: To live on campus is a benefit. It is very easy to make friends and be social wile living on campus. Depending on the building you get the rooms are a decent size and there is a lounge on each floor. Every building comes with free washing as well so it is really convenient.

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4 College Freshman

Athletics: Probably one of the best things about this school

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: You get what you pay for

3 College Freshman

Party Scene: There are fun things to do if you look for them

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Queens is very diverse and so are its food options. Awesome places to eat off campus. Plus, we are in NYC so the options really are endless.

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3 College Freshman

Administration: St. John's has strict rules that they adhere to.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: For the most part St. John's gives decent scholarships but they aren't that much in the grand scheme of things because it does cost nearly 60k to attend - you have to work hard to get financial aid.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Food: Not great food for the price of the meal plan.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: On campus housing is a hit or miss based off of your roommates/suitemates. Suites are nice because there are a common room and two bathrooms!

4 College Student

Guys & Girls: There are people out there for everyone. St. John's is one of the most ethnically diverse campuses in the U.S. and that is easily seen throughout campus. There's a little of everyone, you just find yourself someone that is like you which won't be hard.

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4 College Student

Local Area: The local area is the best. It's still Queens so there are dangers but overall the atmosphere and quality and alright.

4 College Student

Health & Safety: They have many talks before you enter as a freshman about sexual assault, drugs and alcohol. They even have an online program to educate you more about the subject. (not many take it, but I did and it was very helpful).

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Student

Athletics: I always hear people talking about the basketball team and other sports. Mostly basketball, though. It's nice to hear "we won" or "we'll get them next time" because it brings the school closer as a community.

3 College Student

Off-Campus Housing: I live in an apartment right across from St. John's. Besides the fact that it is so close to St. John's, there is nothing too nice about it. I live in a basement with a rude man for a landlord. The parking is always available though, even at the busiest times of the semester.

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St. John’s has its ups and downs, but most students agree, sometimes reluctantly, that the bad outweighs the good. Some argue that with the high tuition cost, students should receive better student services and facilities. The school’s motto is, “We are St. John’s,” but does the administration listen when students speak? The school needs more dorm rooms, better computers, and more people ready to help students instead of giving them the runaround or transferring their calls to someone else. These things are not luxuries, but rather necessities to keep the students and the institution running smoothly.

Going to St. John’s is a good experience, and the name only seems to impress many people, which is a good trademark to use in the workforce. The overwhelming majority of teachers cares about its students. Check out St. John’s extensively before attending to see if it can meet your needs, especially monetary-wise. In 1870, when St. John’s was founded by the Vincentian community, it was supposed to be an answer for the poor students who couldn’t afford schooling; now many feel SJU is making the students poor. The costs are going up each year, but the financial aid is basically staying the same, making it hard for students to attend because of the lack of funding. Explore it for yourself. There’s plenty to enjoy and benefit from, but don’t get caught up in hype.

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