About Saint Peter’s University

by / Wednesday, 08 October 2014 / Published in Saint Peter’s University

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About Saint Peter’s University 

Located in Jersey City, New Jersey, Saint Peter’s University is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, founded on the same tradition as Georgetown University and Boston College.  Guided by those values for more than 140 years, and are proud to offer students learning opportunities, career possibilities, and life-changing experiences.

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The bustling urban campus, welcoming diverse community, and access to the country’s biggest metropolitan area, make the unique combination of achieving success and having an impact not only possible, but incredibly powerful.

  • Over 90% of the faculty hold a doctoral or terminal degree.
  • Research and cooperative education opportunities for all programs of study.
  • Competitive scholarships available for undergraduate international students.
  • 65-million-dollar Mac Mahon Student Center
  • Environmentally friendly and sustainable campus.
  • Students reach New York City in minutes by train, bus, or ferry.
  • Caring community of students, faculty and staff.

Rated Crains New York Top 10 MBA Program in New York City

  • More than 50 clubs and organizations to get involved in.

Degrees/Certificates Offered

Associates, Bachelor’s and graduate.
For a complete listing of academic majors, visit: http://www.saintpeters.edu/academics/

Student Demographics

Total student enrolment is 3,000 (2,300 undergraduate and 700 graduate students).

Nearly 80% of the student body is from New Jersey, with 17% from other states and 2% from outside of the United States. More than 36 countries are represented.

Student Housing Options

Saint Peter's University Guarini House

Freshmen housing is available in the traditional dormitory-style residence halls that feature lounges with kitchenettes, computer labs, and wireless internet access and 24-hour security.  Upper-class students can choose apartment-style living with a choice of 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments with private kitchens and baths. Students can live off or on campus.

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