St. John's College

Santa Fe, NM, USA
4.64 Average Rating

St. John’s College is the third oldest college in the United States and famous for the distinctive Great Books curriculum. Students read over 200 of the greatest books ever written, discuss them in classes of 20 students or fewer, and, instead of choosing a major, study in an interdisciplinary curriculum that includes philosophy, literature, mathematics, history, physics, politics, biology, music, and more. Students can choose between two campuses in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Annapolis, Maryland. The Santa Fe campus, perched high in the Rocky Mountains, is home to students who love outdoor adventure, the arts, and a warm community of thinkers and seekers.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town
0
100
67%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2021 December 1, 2020
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2020 May 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision January 15, 2019 May 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 1, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
10%
Out-Of-State Students
83%
27%
Submitting ACT
48%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 28
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1301
0
1600

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
371
Total Number of Undergrads
320
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
98%
20-39 Students
1%
0
100
43%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
49%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
7:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$24,787
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$35,000
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$35,000
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$13,570
Books and Supplies
$650

Aid & Grants

0
100
94%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
32%
Average Aid Per Year
$37,635
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
32%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$6,016
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$36,232

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
58%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,358
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$14,750
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$280

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
56%
44%
Student Organizations
50
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
75%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Axolotl
School Colors
black and orange
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Santa Fe
San Francisco
New York
Denver
Los Angeles
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
49%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$41,400

What Students Are Saying

4.64 Average Rating
An intellectual school filled with bright philosopher's. If you like books and seminaring, then this is for you. Although, it is a set curriculum.
Andrew from Angel Fire, NM

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