St. John's University (www.stjohns.edu) founded in 1870 is a Catholic and Vincentian university that prepares students for personal and professional success in today s global society. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University s outstanding academics, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and exciting study abroad offerings. Our quality springs from an institutional vision of excellence and service. Students come from nearly 50 states and close to 120 foreign countries to pursue more than 100 associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in the arts, business, education, law, pharmacy, the sciences, and specialized professional programs. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. St. John s has three residential New York City campuses; an academic center in Oakdale, NY; international campuses in Rome, Italy, and Paris, France; and study abroad locations in Seville, Spain, and around the world. The University's Division I athletic program offers 17 men's and women's programs in the Big East Conference.