St. John's University, located in Queens, a borough of New York City, is one of the leading Catholic universities in the United States,The private, co-educational university offers affordable high-quality education, including academic study, service opportunities, professional training, and real-world experience to the community it serves.A Vincentian and metropolitan university, St. John's College in 1870, by the Vincentian Fathers of the Roman Catholic Church. John's University, Brooklyn, in 1933. John's University, New York, in 1954.Today, the university has evolved into an international institution with four campuses in New York and one in Rome. John's University umbrella.Accredited by the State of New York Education Department and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, the university offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in a variety of programs, including more than 100 majors.The schools and colleges of the university are the St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Education, Peter J. John's Distance Learning Center.The Center for Teaching and Learning, Center for Psychological Services and Clinical Studies, Italian Cultural Center, Office of Grants and Sponsored Research, Speech and Hearing Center, University Gallery, and the Vincentian Center for Church and Society, are some of the facilities through which training programs, events, activities, and services are organized.The library system, one of the largest of its kind on the East Coast, contains more than 1.7 million volumes. In addition to the main library on the Queens campus, the system includes the Loretto Memorial Library, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Library, Benilde Library, Rome Campus Library, and Rittenberg Law Library.