St. John's College

St. John's College offers a nationally recognized multi-disciplinary curriculum. Through the reading and study of original texts by thinkers like Plato, Sophocles, Galileo, Adam Smith, Virginia Woolf, Machiavelli, and Einstein, students confront the great ideas from ancient Greece to modern times. The curriculum includes study in literature, mathematics, philosophy, psychology, political science, theology, economics, history, laboratory sciences, and music. Graduates successfully enter a variety of professions, including business, education, medicine, law, and communications. St. John's ranks first in the nation in the percentage of graduates who obtain PhDs in the humanities and in the top 10 in the percentage in all fields, including STEM.

St. John's is a co-educational, four-year liberal arts college with no religious affiliation. It traces its origins to 1696 and now has two campuses, one in Annapolis, Maryland, and another in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Students may attend both campuses in the course of their studies. All classes have 20 or fewer students and are conducted seminar-style; an 8:1 student to faculty ratio reflects the College's commitment to academic excellence.

The 36-acre campus in Annapolis, Maryland, is a registered National Historic Landmark and lies in the heart of the Historic District, across the street from the Naval Academy.

More than 75 percent of St. John's students receive financial aid. One of the most prestigious aid awards offered is the Hodson Trust Scholarship. These grants are awarded for four years to students attending the Annapolis campus who demonstrate academic promise and financial need. Through this program, St. John's College and The Hodson Trust are helping to ensure that economic circumstances will not stand in the way of a qualified student's entry into the college and completion of its program of studies.

For additional information about these and other scholarships and grant opportunities, contact St. John's College at 60 College Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401, visit, e-mail, or call 410-626-2522.

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