Saint Peter's University

Jersey City, NJ

Saint Peter's University

Jersey City, NJ

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Undergrad Science & Engineering Health & Medicine Transfer Business Education

Tuition & Fees

$38,760

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,516
Declined 638
Total Received 4,154
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Private

2,685

undergraduate students

1,103

graduate students

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School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,788
Established in 1872
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

25-acre, urban campus in Jersey City (population: 270,753), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Saint Peter's University
2641 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
07306-5997

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
39%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,516
Declined 638
Total Received 4,154

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

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
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Financial Aid

91%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$30,636

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,660
Room $9,904
Board $6,046
Additional fees $1,100
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $55,710
Average Financial Aid - $30,636
Total with Avg. Aid $25,074

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,844,898
State $16,625,960
Institutional $40,229,306
Other external
Total $65,700,164

Non-need-based

Federal
State $217,951
Institutional $5,789,529
Other external
Total $6,007,480
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 201 761-6066
F: 201 761-6073
financialaid@saintpeters.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

flag football

Club Sports - Women's

flag football

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, cheerleading, dance team, flag football, racquetball, soccer, step team, table tennis, wallyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Corporate Communications, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Computational Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Studies.
Finance, General.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Information Technology.
Insurance.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Latin American Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Natural Sciences.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Practice.
Organizational Leadership.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Social Sciences, General.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, Other.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Management
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Accounting

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology

3,788

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

71%

2,685
students

Female
60%
1,604

Male
40%
1,081

29%

1,103
students

Female
60%
664

Male
40%
439

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

2,259
students

Female
59%
1,337

Male
41%
922

16%

426
students

Female
63%
267

Male
37%
159

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
44%
Hispanic/Latino
13%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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