Tuition & Fees

$36,402

$36,402

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
46%
400-499
39%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
48%
400-499
37%
300-399
5%
30-36
4%
24-29
9%
18-23
60%
12-17
27%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,310
Declined + 316
Total Received 3,626
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Private (nonprofit)

2,637

undergraduate students

887

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

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,524
Established in 1872
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Jersey City, NJ

25-acre, urban campus in Jersey City (population: 264,152), 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 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07306-5997

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
42%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
46%
400-499
39%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
48%
400-499
37%
300-399
5%
30-36
4%
24-29
9%
18-23
60%
12-17
27%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,310
Declined + 316
Total Received 3,626

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Kacey Tillotson
Director of Admissions
P: 201 761-7100
F: 201 761-7105
admissions@saintpeters.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Jennifer Ragsdale
Director of Financial Aid
jragsdale@saintpeters.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Bryan Felt (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Katie Arcuri (women's)
Associate Director Of Athletics For Compliance/swa
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Applied Science/Technology
Art History
Asian/Asian American Studies
Biological Chemistry
Biology
Biotechnology
Business
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Business Law
Chemistry
Classical Languages
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Communication/Media/Culture
Computer/Information Sciences
Consumer Sciences
Criminal Justice
Cyber Security
Cytotechnology
Data Science
Dentistry
Economics
Education
English Literature
Environmental Studies
Finance
Fine Arts
Forensic Science/Biology
Forensic Science/Chemistry
French
Gender/Sexuality
Graphic Arts
Health Information Management
Health/Physical Education
Higher Education/General Administration
History
Humanities
International Business
Italian
Journalism
Latin American/Latino Studies
Law
Marketing Management
Mathematics
Medical Laboratory Science
Medicine
Modern/Classical Languages
Music
Natural Science
Nursing
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Professional Health Careers
Professional Studies
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Policy
Radiography
Social Justice
Social Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Sports Management
Theatre Arts
Theology
Urban Studies
Visual Arts
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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

3,524

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

2,637
students

Female
64%
1,696

Male
36%
941

25%

887
students

Female
67%
595

Male
33%
292

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

2,387
students

Female
64%
1,507

Male
36%
880

10%

250
students

Female
76%
189

Male
24%
61

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
43%
Hispanic/Latino
15%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

94%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
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 Not Required/Recommended

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

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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