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Freshman Class Profile

Class of 2021 Profile

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The St. John’s College freshman class totals 225 students across two campuses in Santa Fe, New Mexico and Annapolis, Maryland. The admit rate was 58%.


  • 55% female, 45% male
  • 24% international, 76% domestic
  • 86% first-time students, 14% transfer
  • 40% total students of color
  • 21% domestic students of color
  • 17% first generation students
  • 1 veteran
  • Age range: 16 to 29

Books they love

Freshmen revealed the titles they love to read: Siddhartha, Moby Dick, Island, Slaughterhouse-Five, The Odyssey, The Hobbit, To Kill a Mockingbird, Othello, Paradise Lost, A Song of Ice and Fire, All Quiet on the Western Front


  • Average GPA: 3.5
  • Average SAT verbal: 680 
  • Average SAT math: 663
  • Average ACT (composite): 28 


  • $8.1 million merit scholarships awarded
  • 91% students receiving financial aid
  • 28% students eligible for Federal Pell Grant


Students Hail from 27 Countries

Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Canada, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Finland, Hong Kong (S.A.R.), India, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Norway, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, Qatar, South Korea, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, Vietnam

Students Represent 39 States

California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming

High School Representation

  • Public schools: 42% 
  • Independent schools: 31% 
  • GED/other: 14% 
  • Home school: 8% 
  • Charter schools: 5%