St. John's College-Annapolis

Annapolis, MD, USA
3.46 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 Annapolis, Maryland, and Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Annapolis campus, in the downtown of the vibrant capital of Maryland, is home to students who love the beautiful Chesapeake Bay, nearby Washington, DC, and joining a close-knit community of thinkers and seekers.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town
0
100
54%
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, 2020 December 1, 2020
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2020
Fall Regular Decision January 15, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 1, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
15%
Out-Of-State Students
60%
19%
Submitting ACT
50%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 32
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1365
0
1600

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
513
Total Number of Undergrads
458
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
86%
20-39 Students
13%
0
100
63%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
71%
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
$26,808
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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.
$12,602
Books and Supplies
$630

Aid & Grants

0
100
86%
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.
18%
Average Aid Per Year
$33,723
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.
18%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,512
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$32,380

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.
60%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,931
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.
$19,000
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.
$287

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
53%
47%
Student Organizations
40
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
62%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Axolotl and Platypus
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
Washington
New York
Baltimore
San Francisco
Boston
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
71%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$42,000

What Students Are Saying

3.46 Average Rating
St. John's College is a haven of great thinkers. Here everyone's view is respected.We understand what we do and we love to be Johnnies.
Afua from Annapolis, MD
It is a life changer. It challenges you to not only learn how to learn but also to value a place in the world wondering at the world. I would be lost without this education.
Jennifer from Annapolis, MD
A highly intellectual, academically rigorous environment.
A pre-determined, everyone takes the same classes, Great Books curriculum.
Located in a beautiful town, near the Naval Academy.
Melody

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