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Saint Peter's University
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  • 4 Year
  • JERSEY CITY, NJ

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Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade D minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade D minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

2641 KENNEDY BLVD
JERSEY CITY, NJ 07306
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
From Saint Peter's University

What happens when you put one of the world’s greatest teaching organizations next to one of the greatest cities in the world? You get Saint Peter’s University, a Jesuit institution of higher education just minutes from New York City, a global center of culture, entertainment, business, and, most importantly, opportunity.

Founded in 1872, Saint Peter’s University is a four-year private university in Jersey City, New Jersey. One of 27 Jesuit institutions, Saint Peter’s is committed to individual attention and grounding in the liberal arts, educating a diverse community of learners in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to excel intellectually, lead ethically, serve compassionately and promote justice in our ever-changing urban and global environment. Enrolling over 3,600 students, the University offers over 50 undergraduate majors, 13 graduate degrees, and 13 five-year accelerated programs to make your dream a reality.

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Saint Peter's University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
81%
SAT Range
930-1100
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$13,122 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$34,136 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 35 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 43 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 43 responses

Majors

Health Sciences

The BS in Health Sciences takes an interdisciplinary approach meaning, you get to see healthcare issues through multiple points of view. This approach prepares you for a variety of careers since you will be able to understand, evaluate, and respond to new and evolving healthcare trends in a wide range of settings like hospitals, nursing homes, pharmaceutical companies, or non-profits.

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    24%
  • On Campus
    70%
  • Online
    6%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,203 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
220
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
67%
Varsity Athletes
11%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 32 responses
  • Driven
    34%
  • Interested
    25%
  • Ignorance
    16%
  • Remarkable
    13%
  • I feel like some students are rude and unfriendly
    6%
  • Outgoing
    3%
  • Unmotivated, apathy towards after graduation
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
39%
Poll
60%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 47 responses
Poll
46%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 61 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 30 responses
  • Diverse
    73%
  • Different
    13%
  • Terrible
    7%
  • Wonderful
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
59%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 24 responses

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