St. John’s University is a private Catholic university established in 1870 by the Vincentian Community. With four campuses in New York, and one international campus in Rome, Italy, St. John’s offer world-class academic programs. The quality of their academic programs extend beyond their on-campus programs to their distance learning programs, which are offered via the Internet.
St. John’s distance learning programs include fully online undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as summer and fall online courses for campus-based students. Currently online undergraduate degree programs available include Liberal Studies, Administrative Studies, Criminal Justice, and Business. Online graduate programs include School Building Leader Masters, School District Leader Professional Diploma, Master’s Level Concentration (Global Development and Social Justice), and Master of Science In Education (Teaching Children with Disabilities in Childhood Education).
Application to St. John’s online programs is very easy. All an applicant has to do is fill up an online application form, which will include everything from personal details to work experience. Upon submission of the online application form, St. John’s will then contact the applicant and ask for additional admission requirements.
Tuition for undergraduate programs at St Johns for AY 2010-2011 is listed at $1,042 per credit. For graduate programs, tuition is listed at an average of $950 per credit. Financial aid is available at St. John’s in the form of federal aid, scholarships, private loans, and payment plans.
St John’s University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. It is also ranked as a Tier 1 university by the US News and World Report for its 2011 report on National Universities.