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Saint Peter's University

2641 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, New Jersey 07306-5997

Level Four or more years
Undergraduate Enrollment 1,921
Setting Suburb
Links Financial Aid Office
Admissions Office
Online Application (Fee: $0)
Total 2020 Full-Time Undergraduate Enrollment 1,921
Total 2020 Full-Time First-Year Enrollment 425
Total 2020 Total Enrollment 3,185
Middle 50% Range of HS GPA for Freshmen 2.84-3.76
Middle 50% Range of ACT/SAT for Freshmen N/A 
Test Optional Yes (learn more about SPU's test-optional admission process)
Accept Transfer Students Yes
Middle 50% Range of College GPA for Transfer Students 2.67-3.58
Total 2020 Full-Time Transfer Student Enrollment 87
Catholic Order Affiliation Jesuit
Most Popular Majors Business; Criminal Justice; Business Management
Unique Academic Programs Accelerated Bachelors/Masters degree in several areas; Composite Major; pre-professional joint programs in some of the health science areas
School Mascot Peacocks

Interesting Facts:
  • Our campus features a Center for Microplasma Science and Technology - A designated National Center for Excellence, the Center is the nation's first and only scientific and educational center devoted entirely to the emerging field of microplasma research in the U.S.
  • Saint Peter's awarded Dr. Martin Luther King an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws and Letters of September 21, 1965 on campus where he spoke to more than 500 people during our annual Michaelmas Convocation.
  • In 2011, Saint Peter's entered into a partnership with ENER-G Group Inc., a global leader in sustainability, to build a Green Energy Command Center on campus. The Center monitors the impact of green energy initiatives on campus 24 hours a day by tracking the amount and type of energy being used on campus, the total amount of energy savings, and data on the carbon saving benefits.

Information for the 2021 Latin America Virtual College Event

About Saint Peter's University:
Founded in 1872 and located in Jersey City, NJ, Saint Peter’s University, inspired by its Jesuit, Catholic identity, commitment to individual attention and grounding in the liberal arts, educates 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. Academic rigor is the foundation of all our programs and our courses reflect our responsiveness to constant change in today’s global marketplace. Whatever your academic interests, we promise that your degree is designed with your future career needs in mind and it is affordable. Outstanding faculty provide individualized attention which creates a stimulating learning environment. Through tools like our nursing simulation labs, Bloomberg trading room and STEM Engagement Center, you will gain hands-on experience from the moment you arrive on campus. Plus, our curriculum provides you with skills employers demand such as analytical thinking, communication and quantitative analysis. It’s more than a menu of courses; it is an education.

Social Media Pages:
Facebook: @SaintPetersUniversity
Instagram: @saintpetersuniversity