Saint Peter’s UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Jersey City, New Jersey Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

This school is more affordable than other private schools

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$38,760

Avg tuition

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About Saint Peter’s University

Saint Peter’s University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Jersey City, New Jersey. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,233, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 81%. The university offers 50 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 59%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $38,760.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

81% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 81%

Retention Rate 81%

Graduation Rate 59%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 930-1100

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-23

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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64%

Female Student Population

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

3k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

Hispanic

41%

Black

19%

White

17%

Unknown

11%

Asian

7%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Two or more races

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

67% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

67%

State Grant Aid

66%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

67%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,398
State Grant Aid $11,231
Institution Grant Aid $23,172
Pell Grant Aid $5,204
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.