Tuition & Fees

$38,760

$38,760

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
13%
500-599
50%
400-499
35%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
50%
400-499
33%
300-399
5%
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
58%
12-17
26%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,999
Declined + 1,041
Total Received 4,040
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Private (nonprofit)

2,641

undergraduate students

811

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 3,452
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)

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Jersey City, NJ

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.

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
39%
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
14%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
13%
500-599
50%
400-499
35%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
50%
400-499
33%
300-399
5%
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
58%
12-17
26%

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

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,999
Declined + 1,041
Total Received 4,040

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

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$35,098

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,660
Room $9,904
Board $2,238
Additional fees $1,100
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $51,902
Average Financial Aid - $35,098
Total with Avg. Aid $16,804

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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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

3,452

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

2,641
students

Female
64%
1,689

Male
36%
952

23%

811
students

Female
66%
532

Male
34%
279

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

2,353
students

Female
63%
1,475

Male
37%
878

11%

288
students

Female
75%
214

Male
25%
74

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
20%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
44%
Hispanic/Latino
14%
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

90%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

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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