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Quick Facts

St. John’s is a coeducational, liberal arts college with no religious affiliation. The college was founded in 1696 as King William’s School and chartered in 1784 as St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland. A second campus opened in 1964 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The college’s first graduate program was founded in 1967 in Santa Fe. | More history

Degrees Granted

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Liberal Arts, both campuses

Graduate​

Master of Arts (MA) in Liberal Arts, both campuses
Master of Arts (MA) in Eastern Classics, Santa Fe only

Accreditation and Licensure

St. John’s College in Annapolis is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; St. John’s in Santa Fe is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and has state approval by the New Mexico Higher Education Department.

Additional information about St. John's, including student outcomes, may be found on the College Navigator profile for Annapolis and the College Navigator profile for Santa Fe.

To view St. John’s College accreditation and state approval documentation:
Contact the president’s office on campus to make an appointment.

To file a complaint related to accreditation:
Submit a formal complaint to Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools or the Higher Learning Commission.

For those who have filed a complaint with St. John's College, using the procedures stated in the student handbook, but have been unable to resolve the complaint at the institutional level may submit a complaint to the appropriate St. John’s College state approval entity: