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St. John's University

Department of History

Queens, NY

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St. John's University

Overview

St. John's University / Department of History is located in Queens, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) History
Master of Arts (MA) Public history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) History

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Varies
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Annual portfolio, internships
Other Advanced Degrees Varies

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

37
Applied
35
Accepted
17
Enrolled
95%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, transcripts, resume, personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, transcripts, resume, personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

48
Total Graduate Students
47%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
52%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.25%
Black or African American 8.33%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.17%
Unknown 6.25%

Gender

Male (70%)
Female (29%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 13
Male (12)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: World history, gender and cultural history, public history, history of science and technology, social history and business history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY  11439
United States
Contact Dr. Nerina Rustomji
Chair
Email: rustomjn@stjohns.edu
Phone: 718-990-6229