Saint Peter's University: Review & Facts

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Saint Peter's University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,410 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1872 and is one of the 8 schools located in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Saint Peter's University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
61
Fair
At Saint Peter's University you can get your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Saint Peter's University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 61 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Nursing, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
81%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Saint Peter's University is high at 81% (above New Jersey average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Saint Peter's University is below average - 55%.

Student to faculty ratio at Saint Peter's University is pretty good: 13:1. Learn more information regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,300
High
Average tuition price is extremely high, around $33,200 per academic year. The additional fees at Saint Peter's University beyond tuition are roughly $1,100; which makes it a total of $34,300 per academic year.

Read the details about Saint Peter's University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
67%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 4,528 applications were submitted and 3,048 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Saint Peter's University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$9,100
High
Saint Peter's University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Saint Peter's University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Saint Peter's University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 900 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is high -- about $9,100 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Saint Peter's University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Saint Peter's University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Saint Peter's University Location and Maps



Post Address: Saint Peter's University, 2641 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306-5997, USA
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