Saint Peter's University

country rank 1231
world rank 3869

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University Overview

Established in 1872, Saint Peter's University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Jersey City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New Jersey. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Saint Peter's University (SPU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Saint Peter's University (SPU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 145 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SPU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
SPU

Founded
1872

Motto
Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam For the greater glory of God

Colours
Blue and white

Mascot
Peacock

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University Location

Address
2641 Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City (population range: 50,000-249,999)
07306-5997 New Jersey United States

T +1 (201) 761 6000

F +1 (201) 761 7105

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Int'l studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 50-60%

Admission Office
2641 Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City 07306
+1 (201) 761 7101
888 772 9933


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 300-399

Control Type
Control Type Private

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to Saint Peter's University's Library

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


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Affiliations

  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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