St. John’s College is a welcoming place for all students. Because of the common curriculum, the small size, and the commitment to learning on the part of everyone on the campuses, students find a community that embraces diversity of background and thought. In fact, diversity is a vital component of what makes classroom discussion so enriching. By reading great books and struggling together with the fundamental questions that they raise, students and faculty learn from their differences and discover more deeply their shared humanity.
Students from 27 countries, comprising 11% of the student body
Students from 49 states and territories
Students of every race and ethnicity:
Students from a broad spectrum of socioeconomic backgrounds:
Student groups change year to year, but many embrace differences of culture, background, orientation, and religion: