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Tuition & Fees

$34,198

$34,198

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
20%
400-499
55%
300-399
22%
200-299
0
600-699
5%
500-599
25%
400-499
53%
300-399
17%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
19%
400-499
55%
300-399
21%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
8%
18-23
46%
12-17
42%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,410
Declined + 2,183
Total Received 5,593
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Private (nonprofit)

2,506

undergraduate students

796

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Management
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Accounting
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Codes

SAT 2806
ACT 2604

School Facts

Saint Peter's is a private, church-affiliated, multipurpose college. Founded in 1872, it adopted coeducation in 1966. Its 15-acre campus is located in Jersey City, three miles from New York City.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,302
Established in 1872
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

Jersey City, NJ

25-acre, urban campus in Jersey City (population: 257,342), five miles from both Newark and New York City; branch campus in Englewood Cliffs. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Newark and New York City. School operates transportation to train station and local mall. Public transportation serves campus.

St. Peter's University
2641 Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07306-5997

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
44%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
20%
400-499
55%
300-399
22%
200-299
0
600-699
5%
500-599
25%
400-499
53%
300-399
17%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
19%
400-499
55%
300-399
21%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
8%
18-23
46%
12-17
42%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
August 27
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,410
Declined + 2,183
Total Received 5,593

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Elizabeth Sullivan
Dean of Undergraduate Admission
P: 201 761-7100
F: 201 761-7105
admissions@saintpeters.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
diving
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Peacocks and Peahens
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Art History
Biological Chemistry
Biology
Business Management
Chemistry
Classical Civilization
Classical Languages
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Communications
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Computer Teacher Education
Criminal Justice
Cytotechnology
Data Processing
Economics
Economics/Finance
Education
Educational Leadership/Administration
Elementary Education
English Literature
Finance
Fine Arts
Foreign Languages
Graphic Arts
Health Care Management
Health Sciences
History
Humanities
Information Sciences/Systems
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
International Business/Trade
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Marketing Management
Mathematical Economics
Mathematics
Medical Laboratory Science
Modern Languages/Literature
Natural Sciences
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Accounting
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Professional Studies
Psychology
Public Policy
Reading Teacher Education
Social Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Speech Communication/Rhetoric
Teacher Education
Theology
Toxicology
Urban Education Leadership
Urban Studies
Visual Art
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Undergraduate

76%

2,506
students

Female
62%
1,549

Male
38%
957

Graduate

24%

796
students

Female
64%
507

Male
36%
289

undergraduateFull-time

86%

2,165
students

Female
60%
1,287

Male
40%
878

undergraduatePart-time

14%

341
students

Female
77%
262

Male
23%
79

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
28%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
33%
Hispanic/Latino
21%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

49%

Transfer applicants accepted

42%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

45%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Bulgaria
Canada
Latvia
Nepal
Nigeria
Russia
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Maryanne Mattson
Senior Assistant Director of Admissions
201 761-7113
mmattson@spc.edu

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