Saint Peter’s University Overview
Saint Peter's University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Jersey City, New Jersey. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
What Is Saint Peter’s University Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Saint Peter's College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 34% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, Saint Peter's College bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $45,800 a year. That's about 12% more than their peers at other schools.
Saint Peter’s University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Saint Peter's College.
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Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Saint Peter's College has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Saint Peter’s University?
Contact details for Saint Peter's College are given below.
|Address:||2641 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07306-5997|
How Do I Get Into Saint Peter’s College?
You can apply to Saint Peter’s College online at: gosaintpeters.org/web/index.cfm?&isndsl
Admission Requirements for Saint Peter’s College
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
|TOEFL||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Saint Peter’s College?
Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 89%, and the acceptance rate for women is 92%.
Average Test Scores
About 86% of students accepted to Saint Peter's College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 560. Math scores were between 460 and 550.
Can I Afford Saint Peter’s University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Saint Peter's College, approximately 53% of students took out student loans averaging $6,239 a year. That adds up to $24,956 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Saint Peter's College is 11.0%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Saint Peter’s University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 810 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,203 full-time undergraduates at Saint Peter's College, 39% are male and 61% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Saint Peter's University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||428|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,100|
New Jersey students aren't the only ones who study at Saint Peter's University. At this time, 17 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 37 countries are represented at Saint Peter's College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, United Kingdom, and Spain.
Online Learning at Saint Peter’s University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Saint Peter's College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 36th most popular in New Jersey for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Saint Peter’s College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Saint Peter's University was 34.8%. This is the #623 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Saint Peter's College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Saint Peter's College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Communication & Journalism||9%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||6%|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||22%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Saint Peter's College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Saint Peter's College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Health Sciences & Services||#8|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#65|
|Business Administration & Management||#167|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#209|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Saint Peter’s University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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