Saint Peter's University

Jersey City, NJ

Saint Peter's University

Jersey City, NJ

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Undergrad Science & Engineering Health & Medicine Transfer Catholic Business Education

Tuition & Fees

$38,760

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,500
Declined 823
Total Received 4,323
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Private

2,423

undergraduate students

810

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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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,233
Established in 1872
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Newark Liberty International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
27%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • ID checks at residence halls and library

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
67%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.24

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,500
Declined 823
Total Received 4,323

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
class rank
state residency
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $37,660
Room & board $15,950
Additional fees $1,100
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $600
Total $56,310
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Football, Racquetball, Squash, Table tennis, Water polo, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Football, Racquetball, Squash, Table tennis, Water polo, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Banking and Financial Support Services
Biochemistry
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Modern Languages
Natural Sciences
Nursing Science
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Theology/Theological Studies
Urban Studies/Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

3,233

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

2,423
students

Female
62%
1,511

Male
38%
912

25%

810
students

Female
68%
554

Male
32%
256

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

2,203
students

Female
62%
1,349

Male
38%
854

10%

220
students

Female
74%
162

Male
26%
58

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 81%
Student 4 year graduation rate 47%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
48%
Hispanic/Latino
13%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

74

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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