Saint John’s University is a private, coeducational research university located in Queens, New York, USA. It was founded in 1870 and is connected with the Roman Catholic Church. With several campuses around New York and in Rome, Italy, Saint John’s University’s mission is really international.
St. John’s is structured into 5 undergraduate schools and 6 graduate schools. The school provides over 100 majors, starting from biology and education to actuarial science and enterprise regulation. Notable alumni include Michael Repole, Thomas Donohue, Mario M. Cuomo, Hugh L. Carey, George Deukmejian, Charles Rangel, Raymond Kelly, Ronald H. Brown, William Casey and others.
Saint John’s University has 17 Division I NCAA Teams and takes part in the American Athletic Conference. The school symbolic figure is the Thunderbird.