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St. John's College

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Address: 60 College Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401-1655
Phone Number: 410-263-2371
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Goes Way Back in Time

Opened in 1696 it only costs about $60,000 a year to attend. A highly prestigious college in Maryland with a beautiful campus. Frances Scott Key went here. Worth a walk through... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
EDDIE A
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Baltimore, United States

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Baltimore, United States
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138 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Opened in 1696 it only costs about $60,000 a year to attend. A highly prestigious college in Maryland with a beautiful campus. Frances Scott Key went here. Worth a walk through when in town.

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Arnold, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The college is old and charming having been founded in 1696 or so and it is a dandy stroll on any afternoon. They also provide several spectacular venues for weddings and receptions. We recently attended an elegant reception at the gorgeous dining hall with spectacular views and an elegant ambiance that made the experience unique and everything you want a... More 

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Savannah, Georgia, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended a wedding at St. John's in both the chapel and the dining hall and it was a serene and gorgeous location. Tall ancient trees over spacious lawns stretching down the croquet field to the river, everything was well maintained and beautiful in this small college founded in 1793. Just an ideal spot and capped by fireworks at the Naval... More 

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Severn, Maryland, United States
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love to attend their Christmas musical concerts featuring music and musical instruments that go back to the 1300 - 1600's. They offer a lot of Gaelic, Irish, and European music from this time period and it is played on the musical instruments of that period. Really gets me and many others in the holiday spirit.

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Thank Jack C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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111 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St. John is a unique private liberal arts college known for its distinctive curriculum centered on reading and discussing the Great Books of Western Civilization. Wow, I didn't know people specialized in such a narrow field but they've been operating since 1696, making it one of our oldest institutions of higher learning. And with tuition and fees approaching $50,000 one... More 

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice, open campus for walking, enjoying the old buildings and colonial feel of Annapolis, nestled between the Academy and the government buildings.

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Severna Park, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Many old buildings which a interesting to see. the campus has cobblestone walkways. They have had some local concerts that were fun to go to and are open to the public. Just amazing history has passed through here.

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Thank Kwc0213
Annapolis, Maryland
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

St. John's College has a program of reading and understanding the great books. It challenges students to think! It also has a lot of history and a vey fine auditorium where there are often free music and drama performances.

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Thank Liz V
Annapolis, Maryland
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52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The college is anchored by McDowell Hall, a building called the most handsome in America by Thomas Jefferson, when the building was still incomplete. The campus includes a modern building by Richard Neutra, and one of the oldest intact colonial homes in Annapolis. Located on College Creek, the campus is close to the State Capitol and the colonial mansions of... More 

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Thank Wil003S
Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Thank goodness this college exists and thrives! Subscribe to the president's blog and you will know why. The campus is worth a quick tour - it is one of the nation's oldest colleges and a charming setting. It is within a two minute walk from downtown Annapolis.

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