Saint Peter's University

Acceptance Rate 81 %
SAT Average 1,015
Tuition & Fees $38,760
Student Population 3,452
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $29,980

Academic Overview

Saint Peter's University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Jersey City, New Jersey. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $38,760 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,452 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 81% and the graduation rate is 59% last year.
The salary after graduation from Saint Peter's University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $50,900. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Saint Peter's University are $38,760. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $21,246 on average.
Saint Peter's University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at SPU. The acceptance rate of SPU is 81% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 12%. The average graduation rate is 59% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $29,980 and 91% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,452 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Saint Peter's University is 81 %.
Graduation Rate for Saint Peter's University is 59 %
Retention Rate for Saint Peter's University is 82 %
Student Population for Saint Peter's University is 3,452
Student to Faculty Rate for Saint Peter's University is 14 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $29,980 at Saint Peter's University.

Offered Degrees

SPU offers 83 major programs through online and on-site education where 6 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree51
Bachelor's Degree504
Post Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree220
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship31
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

Saint Peter's University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:835)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,798)

Veterans Benefits

Saint Peter's University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges