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Reviews 2282 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Public Safety is always around and we have emergency phones around campus.

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Off campus/non St. John's housing is a lot cheaper and nicer than dorms run by the university.

4 College Junior

Majors: I love my program and wouldn't be at St. John's if it weren't for the pharmacy program.

4 College Junior

Majors: Great admission process, they analyze students for the pharmacy program separately.

2 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Worst part is that not a lot of people pay much attention to how they dress.

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College Junior

Greek Life: I'm not in a sorority and don't think much of them.

3 College Junior

Campus Quality: Nothing really special, but I'd have to mention that the Great Lawn is beautiful throughout the year.

3 College Junior

Campus Quality: I don't get much time to enjoy them due to my rigorous curriculum but there are activities to be found if you looked.

4 College Junior

Academics: I'm in the pharmacy program and our curriculum and professors are great.

4 College Junior

Academics: The pharmacy program stands out and has a great reputation.

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: Forming isn't bad, the proximity to class allows you to go back and forth from your dorm easily.

3 College Junior

Campus Food: Montgoris isn't too bad but the cost is a lot greater than the worth of what you're eating.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: I'm happy with my major but a lot can be improved.

3 College Junior

Athletics: The university does a lot to hype it up, a lot of free giveaways to attract students.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love my school just like i knew I would. There is a great balance between academics and fun. I have met great people and I know my school will get me where I need to be in life.

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: There is a very large variety of races, cultures, political beliefs, religions etc on campus.

3 College Sophomore

Majors: There is a lot of Psychology majors so a lot of opportunities and classes to join.

College Sophomore

Majors: I've never had an internship.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: There is an off campus St. John's dorm but I don't know much about other off campus housing opportunities.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I don't know much about Greek life on campus.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Food: There is a variety of food options on campus, easily accessible and there are healthy options.

3 College Sophomore

Local Area: The immediate Queens area isn't amazing but if you venture out far enough like into the city there are endless opportunities for culture, shopping, sports, activities etc.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: Basketball team is a big part of campus

5 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: Easily accessible and modern facilities such as athletic centers, writing and student centers. There are often campus events especially when the weather is nice.

5 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: All things are accessible to all students. Students can easily make an appointment with the writing center where a professional will help with any kind of writing assignment.

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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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