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Saint Peter’s College

Also known as Saint Peter's

2641 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ

Campus image of Saint Peter’s College

Saint Peters is a nonprofit private school that has many degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Jersey City, New Jersey, in a predominantly suburban area. The Roman Catholic affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and curriculum that defines the school. Enrollment at Saint Peters is nearly 3,000 annually.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Saint Peter's College offers:

  • Education
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Psychology

To be considered for admissions, you may be required to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then reviewed by the admissions office. Either the ACT or SAT exam must be taken in order to be able to apply to this school. Scores between 17 to 21 on the ACT or 1253 to 1560 on the SAT are required to increase the chance of getting accepted. Saint Peters has an admissions rate of 67 percent of which only 23 percent decided to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found at spc.edu.

Tuition is approximately $33,000 annually, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students may check the school's tuition calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. The cost of on-campus housing is around $8,600 annually. Saint Peter's College may provide financial aid for students who are eligible by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

Saint Peter's College has a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AAA)

Students should take a look at the school's spc.edu to view additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the candidates Saint Peter's accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Saint Peter’s College is about 3,400, with undergraduate students making up about 74% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $33,000-$40,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Part time students pay in the range of $1,000 to $1,200 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$29,035
Receiving Student Loans62%$6,634
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Saint Peter’s College may offer services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Saint Peter’s College is approximately 53%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years34%
Graduating in 5 Years16%
Graduating in 6 Years4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: Saint Peter’s College

  • Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program
  • Graduate Teacher Education Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program

Campus: Saint Peter's College - Englewood Cliffs

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1984)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2000)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Saint Peter's is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division I-AAA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Bowling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Saint Peter’s College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Saint Peter’s College for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
67.31%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
13:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$25,271