After spending nearly 15 years at the New York Times, where she served as deputy international editor and bureau chiefs for West Africa, South Asia and Johannesburg, Lydia Polgreen was named editor-in-chief of HuffPost in 2016. She received the 2006 George Polk Award for foreign reporting and the 2008 Livingston Award for international reporting.
St. John’s has no majors, but credits are equivalent to a double major in philosophy and the history of math and science; and a double minor in literature and the classics.Learn more about the curriculum
The low student-to-faculty ratio of 7:1 contributes to our Number 8 ranking for “Best Classroom Experience” by the Princeton Review.See more rankings and ratings
Johnnies’ chronological study of more than 200 great books and scientific experiments, which span 3000 years, is often considered the most rigorous education in America.The St. John’s College Reading List
St. John’s undergraduate tuition of $35,000 is among the most affordable of top-ranked liberal arts colleges in the country.Learn about the St. John’s Financial Model
The Graduate Institute offers two master’s degrees: one in Liberal Arts and one in the Eastern Classics of Asia.Learn more about Graduate Institute
Half of all Johnnies do at least one internship, many of which are fully-funded through the Hodson and Ariel internship programs.
The Princeton Review ranks St. John’s as fifth best in the country for top professors. Of course, at St. John’s we call them “tutors.”Check out our rankings
Santa Fe sits at a rarified 7,000 feet with access to 478 miles of hiking and biking trails. 79 ski trails are 15 miles uphill from campus.Join the outdoor adventure
The Annapolis campus is just 30 minutes from Washington, D.C., making it one of the best colleges for politically engaged students.Read about subjects in politics
St. John’s has two campuses in two state capitals: Santa Fe, New Mexico and Annapolis, Maryland.Visit our beautiful campuses
Johnnies hold the national collegiate croquet championship title and last year beat the US Naval Academy 3-2 at the world-famous Annapolis Cup.Explore St. John’s
Johnnies have been reading great books since 1696 (when we were called “King William School”), making St. John’s the third oldest college in the United States.Learn more about our history
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Before winning a seat as U.S. senator for Nebraska, Ben Sasse earned a PhD in American history from Yale and at age 37 became president of Midland University in Fremont, Nebraska. Senate committees Sasse has served on include Judiciary; Armed Services; Joint Economics; and Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
Shannon Hateley is a computational biologist and senior staff scientist at Ancestry.com. She received her PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology with a designated emphasis in Genomics and Computational Biology from the University of California, Berkeley.