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SAINT PETER'S UNIVERSITY, JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY

Jersey City, New JerseyLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1872Established Year
  3524Enrollment

Saint Peter's University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Saint Peter’s University, New Jersey, was established as a liberal Arts college for men in 1872. Unfortunately, the college was shut down from 1918-1930 due to the adverse effects of World War I. Admission to Saint Peter’s re-opened in 1930. However, women were officially given admission only after the year 1966. On 17th august 2012, the University changed from Saint Peter’s College to Saint Peter’s University. As of now, the University has expanded and grown to be amongst the top education institutes.

Highlights

TypePrivate
Campus SettingUrban
EndowmentUSD $31.05 million
Cost of Attendance$37,486 USD
Campus Housing Capacity31%
Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
Admission Helpdesk888-772-9933
Student Retention Rate81%

Ranking

The University has been ranked at 454th rank for being the Best Value College in America by Niche 2020 rankings.

Programs offered

  • The university offers more than 60 undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
  • Along with these degrees, the college also offers adult undergraduate degrees, associate degrees, summer courses, and career training programs. 
  • Adult undergraduate programs are for people resuming their education after a long break.
  • They also provide an integrated 5 years BS/MBA program with highly qualified faculty members.
  • Saint Peter’s comprises 5 schools and colleges that offer degrees in fields like Education, Business, Accountancy, Finance, Cyber Security, Nursing, Psychology, Data science, and Public Administration.
  • Around 3,233 students were enrolled in the Fall 2019 batch in the university.

Campus

  • Saint Peter’s University is the only Jesuit University in New Jersey and is built on 30 acres of land, making it the second largest in New Jersey, New York.
  • The Yanitelli Recreational Life Centre is the athletics area of 125,000 sq. ft. that has facilities, equipment and space for tennis, gymnasium, golf and many other sports.
  • The university has 20 labs with over 300 computers that can be used by the students 24 hours for 7 days a week.
  • Basketball, Co-ed Cheerleading, Cross Country, Golf, Indoor/Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming/Diving, tennis and baseball are promoted in the university for both men and women.
  • Also, more than 50 organizations and clubs are run by the students of the university which help them develop confidence and creative skills. Many volunteering opportunities are offered to the students as well.

Residence

  • Murray Hall, Durant Hall, Saint Peter Hall, Millennium Hall, Whelan Hall, and Veteran’s Memorial Court are the six residential halls available for students.
  • Private kitchens, bathrooms, and internet facilities are available to all the residents.

Admission Process

  • For getting admission in the University, the candidates need to submit the application via mail, fax, or scanned copy. Either the Common application or the Saint Peter’s University International Application has to be submitted.
  • The students will need Transcripts with English translation, English language proficiency proofs, statement of purpose, and a Letter of Recommendation while applying.
  • Additionally, to enroll in a post-graduate course, the mark sheet of bachelor’s degree and resume is also required.

Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance includes all the expenses that are involved while studying in any course in the university. The table below shows the cost of attendance for an international candidate enrolled in undergraduate program:

Expense TypeCosts (in USD)
Tuition fees37,600
Comprehensive Fees1,100
Orientation Fees290
Books and Supplies1,000
Room and Boarding15,950
Transportation700
Miscellaneous600
Total57,300

Financial Aid

Scholarships are available for international students only on the basis of merit marks or previous academics scores.

  • Official SAT and ACT scores will be required to obtain the scholarship benefits. However, graduate students are not eligible to apply for scholarships in the University.

Alumni

  • As an alumnus, one can get a chance to be the core member of various events of the university. The candidates can join the community through the official website.
  • Rental discounts, Library access, basketball seasonal tickets, Campus Shuttle and University Store discounts are few of the attractive benefits that can be availed by becoming the alumni of the University.

Placement

  • Saint Peter’s University has an outstanding rate of job placement of 94%.
  • Also, they have more than 600 partners belonging from corporate and non-profit organizations.
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Saint Peter's University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population4201
FAFSA Code002638
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$36,386 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

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April 01

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Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

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April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-79- -
IELTS-6.5- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score10209301110 86%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing515470560-
Mathematics505460550-
ACT201723 11%

Saint Peter's University Acceptance Rate

91.3%

Acceptance Rate

3626

Total Applicants

4201

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

36.0%

Male

64.0%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program91.3%
Total Applicants3337
Total Enrolled3046
Graduate
Graduate Programs91.2%
Total Applicants1266
Total Enrolled1155

Saint Peter's University Enrollment

Enrollment
Saint Peter's University Enrollment4201
Undergraduate Enrollment3046
Graduate Enrollment1155
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate54.1%

Attendance Cost

$36,386

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$36,386 / Year
Post Graduate Program$34,440 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,000 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$15,334 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$1,300 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$7,500 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$2,900 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,350 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,350 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Program Wise Accreditations
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing ProgramsAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
421711543063-
+1-201-761-6000
TELEPHONE
2641 Kennedy Blvd
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Bus Station

JFK Blvd at Montgomery St0.06 Km
Montgomery St at Kennedy Blvd, St Peters College0.09 Km
JFK Blvd at Glenwood Ave0.11 Km
JFK Blvd at Highland Ave0.12 Km
JFK Blvd at Montgomery St0.19 Km
Montgomery St at Britton St0.21 Km
Montgomery St at Boland St0.24 Km
JFK Blvd at Stuyvesant Ave55.66 Km
JFK Blvd at Stuyvesant Ave55.67 Km
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Kings Pharmacy5.37 Km
ICT5.69 Km
Pharmacy Channel5.7 Km
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CVS5.96 Km
Fookang Pharmacy6.05 Km
Yekaterina Markova, RPH6.05 Km
ABC Pharmacy6.08 Km
Rite Aid6.27 Km
New London Pharmacy6.45 Km
Gateway Pharmacy7.98 Km
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Grove Street Path Trains2.58 Km
Newport3.18 Km
Exchange Place3.5 Km
Hoboken3.79 Km
Secaucus3.8 Km
World Trade Center5.35 Km
Christopher Street5.46 Km
14 Street Station6.37 Km
Pennsylvania Station7.06 Km
Harrison Station7.24 Km
33rd Street7.36 Km
Newark Penn Station7.84 Km
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Kcc mall of marbel1.27 Km
Newport Centre2.81 Km
Newport Plaza2.93 Km
Shops At Lincoln Harbor5.41 Km
Wall Street Plaza6.02 Km
AETHER Apparel6.05 Km
Seaport District NYC6.3 Km
Elizabeth Center6.35 Km
East Broadway Mall6.68 Km
Limelight Shops6.72 Km
The Plaza at Harmon Meadow6.85 Km
The Caroline6.86 Km
One Direction World7.14 Km
Sunglass Hut at Macy's7.4 Km
Sunglass Hut7.45 Km
Bayonne Crossing7.97 Km
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Rollins Jersey City Helistop3.24 Km
Colgate-Jersey City Heliport3.67 Km
Paulus Hook Pier Heliport3.67 Km
Heli Holdings3.74 Km
HHI Heliport3.74 Km
Liberty State Park Heliport4.01 Km
Essex Generating Station Heliport4.16 Km
Albert Guido Memorial Heliport5.81 Km
Saker Aviation Services5.99 Km
BLADE Lounge Wall Street5.99 Km
Arcorp Properties Heliport6.18 Km
West 30th St Heliport6.23 Km
BLADE Lounge West6.23 Km
Studio Transcendent6.32 Km
A2 Global Shipping7.13 Km
la guardia aeropuert7.37 Km
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Restaurant

Tribeca Grill5.25 Km
NINJA NEW YORK5.37 Km
Ruth's Chris Steak House5.44 Km
City Winery5.52 Km
STK Downtown5.57 Km
Gilligan's5.66 Km
Pita Express5.66 Km
Chart House5.83 Km
The Dutch5.84 Km
Artichoke Basille's Pizza5.97 Km
Balthazar6.2 Km
Lombardi's Pizza6.42 Km
An Choi6.91 Km
Doughnut Plant7.1 Km
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Shared Book5.57 Km
B.J. Magazines Inc.5.59 Km
Midtown Comics Downtown5.94 Km
Dance Spirit5.98 Km
Printed Matter, Inc.6.1 Km
MoMA Design Store6.21 Km
Descubriendo El Siglo/ 21 Discovering 21 Century, Inc.6.5 Km
Books of Wonder6.71 Km
Forbidden Planet6.84 Km
Barnes & Noble7.01 Km
Rizzoli Bookstore7.16 Km
St Francis Book Shop7.22 Km
Midtown Comics Times Square7.64 Km
Kinokuniya New York7.87 Km
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