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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
60 College Ave
Annapolis , Maryland 21401

Disability Resource Office

Campus Wellness
60 College Ave
Mellon Hall 185
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
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About St. John’s College

St. John’s College, located in Annapolis, Maryland, is a prominent private not-for-profit university that has cultivated a unique educational environment for over 225 years. With its rich history, rigorous academic program, and picturesque surroundings, St. John’s College offers students an exceptional college experience.

Nestled in the heart of Annapolis, the state capital of Maryland, St. John’s College boasts a stunning campus that perfectly complements its intellectual pursuits. The college is situated in a charming waterfront city that is steeped in history and renowned for its colonial architecture, vibrant arts scene, and maritime heritage. Annapolis serves as an ideal backdrop for the college community, providing students with a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities.

Founded in 1696, St. John’s College is one of the oldest colleges in the United States. It takes pride in its liberal arts curriculum, which emphasizes the pursuit of knowledge through interdisciplinary study and promotes intellectual exploration across various disciplines. The college is known for its distinctive Great Books program, in which students engage in close examination and discussion of influential works of literature, philosophy, and science that have shaped the course of human thought. This approach encourages critical thinking, lively debates, and the development of strong analytical and communication skills.

At St. John’s College, students engage in small, seminar-style classes that foster a tight-knit and interactive learning community. With a low student-to-faculty ratio, professors provide individual attention and mentorship to each student, nurturing intellectual growth and encouraging personal exploration. The dedicated faculty, renowned for their expertise in their respective fields, are committed to fostering a love of knowledge, intellectual curiosity, and lifelong learning in their students.

The college offers a four-year undergraduate program that consists of a carefully curated curriculum designed to provide a comprehensive education across a broad range of subjects. St. John’s College does not have any majors or departments, and all students pursue the same required courses. By studying classic works of literature, philosophy, mathematics, science, and more, students develop a well-rounded understanding of the world that prepares them for a wide array of careers or further academic pursuits.

In addition to its rigorous academic program, St. John’s College offers a vibrant campus life that encourages intellectual, social, and personal growth. The college provides numerous extracurricular activities, clubs, and organizations, allowing students to pursue their passions and interests outside of the classroom. Whether it is engaging in philosophical discussions, participating in theatrical productions, or joining athletic teams, students find ample opportunities to explore their talents and form lasting friendships.

As a small college, St. John’s prides itself on its close-knit community that fosters strong relationships among students, faculty members, and alumni. The college encourages a collaborative and inclusive atmosphere, where diverse perspectives are valued, and open dialogue is embraced. Students benefit from the rich academic atmosphere, engaging in stimulating conversations with their peers and contributing to a vibrant intellectual community.

Overall, St. John’s College offers a distinctive and enriching educational experience that emphasizes the enduring value of the liberal arts education. With its historic surroundings, dedicated faculty, and rigorous academic program, the college prepares students to become lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and engaged members of society.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

  • Exam Accomodations
  • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
  • Qualified Readers
  • Notetaking Assistance
  • Scribe Services
  • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
  • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
  • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

Services Provided

  • Residence Hall Accommodations
  • Priority Enrollment
  • Medical leave
  • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
  • Reduced courseload

Campus Accessibility

Accessible Level

  • Student Health Services
  • Mental Health Support Services
  • The library(ies)
  • Institution Online Platforms
  • Entertainment and Event Facilities
  • Close Off-Campus Transit
  • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
  • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
  • Student Housing
  • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)
  • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
  • On-Campus Transit

Services Provided

  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
    • Service and Emotional Support Animals
    • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
    • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations