Statement of Accreditation Status

St. John’s University

  • CEO: Rev. Brian Shanley, O.P., President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Ms. Linda Shannon
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Robert Bonfiglio, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctoral/Professional Universities » Four-year, large, primarily residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Former Name(s): Saint John's University (1/1/1998)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1921
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2016
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2024-2025
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2021

Contact Information

8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439

(718) 990-6161

www.stjohns.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • February 17, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at One Education Drive, Garden City, NY 11530 that has ceased operations. To remove the additional location from the institution's scope of accreditation. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action.
  • February 17, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at 120 Commerce Drive, Hauppauge, NY 11788 that has ceased operations. To remove the additional location from the institution's scope of accreditation. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • August 27, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the reclassification of the other instructional site at Nassau Community College, One Education Drive, Garden City, NY 11530 as an additional location and to include the location within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations as an additional location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • May 1, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include within the scope of the institution's accreditation the relocation of the additional location from St. John's University - Oakdale, 500 Montauk Highway, Oakdale, NY 11769 to Long Island Graduate Center, 120 Commerce Drive, Hauppauge, NY 11788. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the new location and the closure of the old location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • June 23, 2016
    To reaffirm accreditation. The date for the next accreditation review will be determined by the Commission when it revises the accreditation cycle.
  • September 2, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the relocation of the Manhattan Campus additional location from 101 Murray Street, New York, NY 10007 to 101 Astor Place, New York, NY 10003 and to include the new additional location within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To note that approval is not retroactive. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Postsecondary award (2-4 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Post-Master's Certificate Included within the scope:
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice Included within the scope:
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    Andrew J. Bartilucci Center
    175-05 Horace Harding Expressway
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
  • Additional Location
    Long Island Graduate Center
    120 Commerce Drive
    Hauppauge, NY 11788
    Opened: 06/28/2017
  • Additional Location
    Manhattan Campus
    101 Astor Place
    New York, NY 10003
    Opened: 09/02/2014
  • Additional Location
    Nassau Community College
    One Education Drive
    Garden City, NJ 11530
  • Additional Location
    St. John's University - Staten Island
    300 Howard Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10301
  • Other Instructional Site
    Academy of American Studies
    28-01 41st Avenue
    Long Island City, NY 11101
  • Other Instructional Site
    Academy of Mount St. Ursula
    330 Bedford Park Boulevard
    Bronx, NY 10458
  • Other Instructional Site
    All Hallows High School
    111 East 164th Street
    Bronx, NY 10452
  • Other Instructional Site
    Archbishop Molloy HS
    83-53 Manton Street
    Jamaica, NY 11435
  • Other Instructional Site
    Archbishop Stepinac High School
    950 Mamaroneck Ave
    White Plaines, NY 10605
  • Other Instructional Site
    B N Cardozo High School
    57-00 223rd Street
    Bayside, NY 11364
  • Other Instructional Site
    Babylon Junior-Senior High School
    50 Railroad Avenue
    Babylon, NY 11702
  • Other Instructional Site
    Baldwin Senior HS
    841 High School Drive
    Baldwin, NY 11510
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bay Ridge Prep
    7420 Fourth Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bay Shore High School
    155 3rd Avenue
    Bay Shore, NY 11706
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bayside HS
    32nd Ave and 208th St
    Bayside, NY 11361
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bethpage High School
    Steward and Cherry Ave
    Bethpage, NY 11714
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bronx HS of Science
    75 West 205th St
    Bronx, NY 10468
  • Other Instructional Site
    Cardinal Hayes HS
    650 Grand Concourse
    Bronx, NY 10451
  • Other Instructional Site
    Cardinal Spellman H.S.
    1991 Needham Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10466
  • Other Instructional Site
    Cathedral Prep Seminary
    56-25 92nd St
    Elmhurst, NY 11373
  • Other Instructional Site
    Central Islip High School
    85 Wheeler Road
    Central Islip, NY 11722
  • Other Instructional Site
    Chaminade High School
    340 Jackson Avenue
    Mineola, NY 11501
  • Other Instructional Site
    Christ The King Regional HS
    68-02 Metropolitan Avenue
    Middle Village, NY 11379
  • Other Instructional Site
    Commack HS North
    1 Scholar Lane
    Commack, NY 11725
  • Other Instructional Site
    Comsewogue Senior High School
    565 Bicycle Path
    Port Jefferson, NY 11776
  • Other Instructional Site
    Connetquot High School
    190 7th Street
    Bohemia, NY 11716
  • Other Instructional Site
    Curtis High School
    105 Hamilton Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10301
  • Other Instructional Site
    Deer Park HS
    1 Falcon Place
    Deer Park, NY 11729
  • Other Instructional Site
    District Office
    28-11 Queens Plaza North
    Long Island City, NY 11101
  • Other Instructional Site
    East Islip
    Redman Street
    Islip Terrace, NY 11752
  • Other Instructional Site
    East Meadow High School
    101 Carman Avenue
    East Meadow, NY 11554
  • Other Instructional Site
    East Rockaway High School
    443 Ocean Avenue
    East Rockaway, NY 11518
  • Other Instructional Site
    Eastport High School
    390 Montauk Highway
    Eastport, NY 11941
  • Other Instructional Site
    Edward R. Murrow High School
    1600 Avenue L
    Brooklyn, NY 11230
  • Other Instructional Site
    Eleanor Roosevelt High School
    411 East 76th Street
    New York, NY 10021
  • Other Instructional Site
    Elmont Memorial Jr-Sr High School
    555 Ridge Road
    Elmont, NY 11003
  • Other Instructional Site
    Estee Lauder
    125 Pinelawn Road
    Melville, NY 11747
  • Other Instructional Site
    Farmingdale High School
    Lincoln Street-Midwood Ave
    Farmingdale, NY 11735
  • Other Instructional Site
    Floral Park Mem HS
    210 Locust Street
    Floral Park, NY 11001
  • Other Instructional Site
    Flushing High School
    35-01 Union Street
    Flushing, NY 11354
  • Other Instructional Site
    Fontbonne Hall Academy
    9901 Shore Road
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
  • Other Instructional Site
    Francis Lewis HS
    58-20 Utopia Parkway
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
  • Other Instructional Site
    Garden City Senior High School
    170 Rockaway Avenue
    Garden City, NY 11530
  • Other Instructional Site
    Gateway to Health Science School
    160-20 Goethals Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11432
  • Other Instructional Site
    Glen Cove High School
    Dosoris Lane
    Glen Cove, NY 11542
  • Other Instructional Site
    Great Neck South Sr High School
    341 Lakeville Road
    Great Neck, NY 11020
  • Other Instructional Site
    H Frank Carey HS
    230 Poppy Avenue
    Franklin Square, NY 11010
  • Other Instructional Site
    Harborfields Senior High School
    98 Taylor Avenue
    Greenlawn, NY 11740
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hicksville High School
    180 Division Avenue
    Hicksville, NY 11801
  • Other Instructional Site
    High School Community Leadership
    167-01 Gothic Drive
    Jamaica, NY 11432
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hillcrest High School
    160-05 Highland Avenue
    Jamaica, NY 11432
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hillside Arts and Letters Acad
    167 01 Gothic Drive
    Jamaica, NY 11432
  • Other Instructional Site
    Holy Cross HS
    26-20 Francis Lewis Blvd
    Flushing, NY 11358
  • Other Instructional Site
    Holy Trinity HS
    98 Cherry Lane
    Hicksville, NY 11801
  • Other Instructional Site
    Huntington High School
    188 Oakwood Road
    Huntington, NY 11743
  • Other Instructional Site
    In-side Out Rikers Island
    Hazen St
    East Elmhurst, NY 11370
  • Other Instructional Site
    Iona Preparatory School
    255 Wilmot Road
    New Rochelle, NY 10804
  • Other Instructional Site
    Island Trees High School
    59 Straight Lane
    Levitown, NY 11756
  • Other Instructional Site
    Islip High School
    2508 Union Blvd
    Islip, NY 11751
  • Other Instructional Site
    J F Kennedy High School
    3000 Bellmore Avenue
    Bellmore, NY 11710
  • Other Instructional Site
    Jericho Senior High School
    99 Cedar Swamp Road
    Jericho, NY 11753
  • Other Instructional Site
    John Adams HS
    101-02 Rockaway Blvd
    Ozone Park, NY 11417
  • Other Instructional Site
    John F Kennedy Catholic High School
    54 NY-138
    Somers, NY 10589
  • Other Instructional Site
    John Glenn High School
    478 Elwood Road
    East Northport, NY 11731
  • Other Instructional Site
    Kellenberg Memorial
    1400 Glenn Curtiss Boulevard
    Uniondale, NY 11553
  • Other Instructional Site
    Kings Park Senior High School
    200 Route 25A
    Kings Park, NY 11754
  • Other Instructional Site
    Locust Valley H.S.
    99 Horse Hollow Road
    Locust Valley, NY 11560
  • Other Instructional Site
    Lois & Richard Nicotra Eccs
    1 Teleport Drive Fl3
    Staten Island, NY 10311
  • Other Instructional Site
    Malverne Senior HS
    80 Ocean Ave
    Malverne, NY 11565
  • Other Instructional Site
    Martin Luther High School
    60-02 Maspeth Ave B17
    Maspeth, NY 11378
  • Other Instructional Site
    Mary Louis Academy
    176-21 Wexford Terrace
    Jamaica Estates, NY 11432
  • Other Instructional Site
    Maspeth High School
    54-40 74th Street
    Queens, NY 11373
  • Other Instructional Site
    Massapequa High School
    4925 Merrick Road
    Massapequa, NY 11758
  • Other Instructional Site
    Medgar Evers college
    1650 Bedford Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11225
  • Other Instructional Site
    Metropolitan Expeditionary Lrn
    9130 Metropolitan Ave
    Flushing, NY 11375
  • Other Instructional Site
    Midwood High School
    2839 Bedford Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11210
  • Other Instructional Site
    MIRAJ Islamic School
    307 Victory Blvd
    Staten Island, NY 10301
  • Other Instructional Site
    Monsignor Farrell HS
    2900 Amboy Road
    Staten Island, NY 10306
  • Other Instructional Site
    Monsignor Mcclancy Mem HS
    71-06 31st Avenue
    East Elmhurst, NY 11370
  • Other Instructional Site
    Monsignor Scanlan HS
    915 Hutchinson River Pkwy
    Bronx, NY 10465
  • Other Instructional Site
    Moore Catholic HS
    100 Merrill Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10314
  • Other Instructional Site
    Nassau BOCES
    71 Clinton Road
    Garden City, NY 11530
  • Other Instructional Site
    Nazareth Regional High School
    475 East 57th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11203
  • Other Instructional Site
    New Dorp HS
    465 New Dorp Lane
    Staten Island, NY 10306
  • Other Instructional Site
    New Hyde Park Mem HS
    500 Leonard Boulevard
    New Hyde Park, NY 11040
  • Other Instructional Site
    New Visions Charter Humanities
    3000 Avenue X
    Brooklyn, NY 11235
  • Other Instructional Site
    North Side School
    110 East Williston Ave
    Williston Park, NY 11596
  • Other Instructional Site
    Northport Sr HS
    154 Laurel Hill Road
    Northport, NY 11768
  • Other Instructional Site
    Notre Dame Academy HS
    134 Howard Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10301
  • Other Instructional Site
    Oceanside Senior High School
    3160 Skillman Ave
    Oceanside, NY 11572
  • Other Instructional Site
    Our Lady of Mercy Academy
    815 Convent Road
    Syosset, NY 11791
  • Other Instructional Site
    Oyster Bay High School
    150 East Main Street
    Oyster Bay, NY 11771
  • Other Instructional Site
    Paul D. Schreiber Senior High School
    101 Campus Drive
    Port Washington, NY 11050
  • Other Instructional Site
    Plainedge High School
    241 Wyngate Dr
    North Massapequa, NY 11758
  • Other Instructional Site
    Preston High School
    2780 Schurz Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10465
  • Other Instructional Site
    PS 107 Brooklyn
    1301 8th ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
  • Other Instructional Site
    PS 144 Forest Hills
    93-02 69th Ave
    Forest Hills, NY 11375
  • Other Instructional Site
    PS 169 Bayside Queens
    18-25 212th St
    Bayside, NY 11360
  • Other Instructional Site
    PS 60 Woodhaven School
    91-02 88th Ave
    Queens, NY 11421
  • Other Instructional Site
    Queens High School of Teaching, Law, Art
    74-20 Commonwealth Boulevard
    Bellerose, NY 11426
  • Other Instructional Site
    Queens HS For Science
    94-50 159 Street
    Jamaica, NY 11451
  • Other Instructional Site
    Razi School
    55-11 Queens Blvd
    Flushing, NY 11377
  • Other Instructional Site
    Richmond Hill High School
    89 30 114th Street
    Richmond Hill, NY 11418
  • Other Instructional Site
    Robert F Kennedy High School
    75-40 Parsons Boulevard
    Flushing, NY 11366
  • Other Instructional Site
    Roslyn High School
    Round Hill Road
    Roslyn Heights, NY 11577
  • Other Instructional Site
    Rye High School
    Parsons Street
    Rye, NY 10580
  • Other Instructional Site
    Sacred Heart Academy
    47 Cathedral Avenue
    Hempstead, NY 11550
  • Other Instructional Site
    Saint Saviour HS
    588 6th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
  • Other Instructional Site
    Sanford H. Calhoun High School
    1786 States Street
    Merrick, NY 11566
  • Other Instructional Site
    Sarah Lawrence College
    1 Mead Way
    Bronxville, NY 10708
  • Other Instructional Site
    Saunders Tr and Tech HS
    183 Palmer Road
    Yonkers, NY 10701
  • Other Instructional Site
    Sewanhaka HS
    500 Tulip Avenue
    Floral Park, NY 11001
  • Other Instructional Site
    Shelter Island HS
    33 North Ferry Rd Box 2015
    Shelter Island, NY 11964
  • Other Instructional Site
    Solomon Schechter High School
    6 Cross Street
    Williston Park, NY 11596
  • Other Instructional Site
    St Agnes Academic School
    13-20 124th Street
    College Point, NY 11356
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. Catharine Academy
    2250 Willamsbridge Road
    Bronx, NY 10469
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. Demetrios H S
    30-03 30th Drive
    Astoria, NY 11102
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. Dominic High School
    110 Anstice Street
    Oyster Bay, NY 11771
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. Edmund Preparatory High School
    2474 Ocean Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11229
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. Francis Prep HS
    6100 Francis Lewis Boulevard
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. John the Baptist Dioc HS
    1170 Montauk Highway
    West Islip, NY 11795
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. John's Prep
    21-21 Crescent Street
    Astoria, NY 11105
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. Joseph Hill Acad
    850 Hylan Boulevard
    Staten Island, NY 10305
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. Joseph's By the Sea HS
    5150 Hylan Boulevard
    Staten Island, NY 10312
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. Mary's HS
    51 Clapham Avenue
    Manhasset, NY 11030
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. Peter's Boys HS
    200 Clinton Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10301
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. Vincent Ferrer High School
    151 East 65th Street
    New York, NY 10021
  • Other Instructional Site
    Staten Island Technical HS
    485 Clawson Street
    Staten Island, NY 10306
  • Other Instructional Site
    Susan E. Wagner HS
    1200 Manor Road
    Staten Island, NY 10314
  • Other Instructional Site
    The Bell Academy
    18-25 212th St
    Bayside, NY 11360
  • Other Instructional Site
    The Summit School
    187-30 Grand Central Parkway
    Jamaica Estates, NY 11432
  • Other Instructional Site
    The Ursuline School
    1354 North Ave
    New Rochelle, NY 10804
  • Other Instructional Site
    The Wheatley School
    11 Bacon Road
    Old Westbury, NY 11568
  • Other Instructional Site
    Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School
    165-65 84th Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11432
  • Other Instructional Site
    Tottenville HS
    100 Luten Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10312
  • Other Instructional Site
    United Nations International School
    163-53 Croydon Road
    Jamaica, NY 11432
  • Other Instructional Site
    Upper Room Church School
    722 Deer Park Road
    Dix Hills, NY 11746
  • Other Instructional Site
    Valley Stream Central H.S.
    135 Fletcher Avenue
    Valley Stream, NY 11582
  • Other Instructional Site
    Valley Stream North H.S.
    750 Herman Avenue
    Franklin Square, NY 11010
  • Other Instructional Site
    Valley Stream South HS
    150 Jedwood Place
    Valley Stream, NY 11582
  • Other Instructional Site
    W. Tresper Clark JR-SR High School
    740 Edgewood Drive
    Westbury, NY 11590
  • Other Instructional Site
    Walt Whitman High School
    301 West Hills Road
    Huntington Station, NY 11746
  • Other Instructional Site
    Wellington C. Mepham High School
    2401 Camp Ave
    Bellmore, NY 11710
  • Other Instructional Site
    West Bablyon Senior High School
    500 Great East Neck Road
    West Babylon, NY 11704
  • Other Instructional Site
    Westhampton Beach HS
    49 Lilac Road
    Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
  • Other Instructional Site
    Westlake High School
    825 Westlake Drive
    Thornwood, NY 10594
  • Other Instructional Site
    William Floyd HS
    240 Mastic Beach Road
    Mastic Beach, NY 11951
  • Other Instructional Site
    Woodmere Education Center (Hewlett)
    One Johnson Place
    Woodmere, NY 11598
  • Other Instructional Site
    Xaverian High School
    7100 Shore Road
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
  • Other Instructional Site
    Young & Rubican Advertising
    3 Columbus Circle
    New York, NY 10019

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