2,637
Students
Financial aid thermometer
32,097
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
70
70%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Saint Peter's University is a Comprehensive institution located in Jersey City, NJ, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Admission, Lee House
Jersey City  07306
Contact Miss Kacey Tillotson
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: ktillotson@saintpeters.edu
Phone: 201-761-7100

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Banking And Financial Support Services Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
Modern Languages Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,670
Applied
3,310
Accepted
2,637
Enrolled
71%
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Female Admissions

2,894
Females Applied
2,085
Females Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,776
Males Applied
1,225
Males Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

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Application Fee
3.29
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
2 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported November 7th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 470 560
SAT Math 460 550
ACT Composite 17 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

31,230
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Fees

1,000
Full-time student fees
13,458
Room & board
8,542
Room only

Financial Aid

32,097
Avg. Financial Aid Package
33,384
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,680
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,048
Avg. Loan Aid
21,252
Avg. Grant Aid
29,853
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
79%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
6%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,637
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 44.52%
Black or African American 22.14%
White or Caucasian 15.43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.35%
Asian 7.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.67%
Two or more races 1.96%
Other 5.69%

Gender

Male (35.68%)
Female (64.32%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 31%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
ID checks at residence halls and library

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

322
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 119
Part-time - 203
Male - 193
Female - 129