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Why St. John’s

St. John’s has one academic program: reading and discussing the great books of Western civilization. Alongside names such as Plato, Shakespeare, Euclid, Nietzsche, Einstein, and Austen, Johnnies wrestle with ideas in interdisciplinary classes with fewer than 20 students. The shared academic experience includes no required lectures, majors, or back rows—and is part of the reason St. John’s was named one of the 44 “Colleges That Change Lives”. Johnnies are original and unconventional, love big questions and discussion, and engage in dialogue with the thinkers, authors, scientists, philosophers, musicians, mathematicians, politicians, and more who changed our world.

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Life at St. John’s is active and engaging. Undergraduate students gain critical thinking skills to innovate and succeed in a changing world.

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January Freshman Program

If you have taken a gap year, are graduating early, or perhaps just can’t wait to start at St. John’s, the January Freshman Program may be for you.

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Admitted Students

Welcome to our Class of 2026! Find important information, check out the exciting events planned for you this year, see FAQs, and learn more about next steps.

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Student Blog

The Johnnie Chair →

The Johnnie Chair is a student blog about life at St. John’s College.

Admissions Blog

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The Chalkboard is a blog where you can learn about St. John’s from admissions officers.