Saint Peter's University

Saint Peter's University

Jersey City , United States
  • 91
    Acceptance Rate
  • 9
    Available Programs
  • 3197
  • 29018
    Average Cost
  • 94
    Employment Rate
  • Program
  • Permit


  • Saint Peter’s University is one of twenty-seven Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the only one in New Jersey.
  • Set on 30 acres in Jersey City, second largest city in New Jersey.
  • 12 minutes by PATH train from New York City.
  • Educational sites at the Meadowlands and companies such as Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield and Pershing, and in schools in Passaic, Middlesex, and Monmouth Counties.
  • Remarkably diverse undergraduate and graduate student body originates from 29 states and from more than 45 countries around the world.

Saint Peter’s University main campus comprises nearly 30 acres in the heart of Jersey City, the second largest city in New Jersey. The campus is easily accessible by car or public transportation as it is minutes from the Journal Square PATH train (via campus shuttle, city bus, taxi, or walking). This station is a major hub connecting Jersey City with Newark, Hoboken, and New York City. The Jersey City campus hosts undergraduate day students (CAS/SBA), undergraduate evening students (SPCS), and graduate students. It includes seven residence halls which accommodate approximately one half of the full-time undergraduate student body. The Mac Mahon Student Center, O’Toole Library and the Yanitelli Recreational Life Center are located on our Jersey City campus.

  • Saint Peter’s University offers over 60 undergraduate, adult undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • The University has ten graduate degree programs in Education, Business, Accountancy, Finance, Communications, Cyber Security, Nursing, Psychology, Data Science, and Public Administration, each offering a wide range of concentrations.
  • Saint Peter’s University offers pre-professional programs in conjunction with New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Rutgers University, Seton Hall University, and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

Entry requirements

  • Academic transcripts with English Translation from all high schools attended. Transcripts must be sent directly from your secondary school, university or an EducationUSA advisor. If you are using the Common Application for submission, items should be uploaded to the Common Application but may be scanned, faxed or mailed if they are coming directly from your secondary school, university or an EducationUSA advisor.
  • Proof of English proficiency (must be sent directly from the testing agency)
  • Short essay or personal statement (included in the application but may be sent separately).
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, school official, coach, or community service coordinator.

Scholarship & funding

Financial Aid is granted to 99 percent of full-time undergraduate students in the form of academic, need-based, and athletic grants. The average Financial Aid package is more than $34,000.

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