Saint Peter's University is a private, religous school located in the urban setting of Jersey City, NJ, less than an hour from New York City.
Founded in 1872, the institution currently enrolls around 3,197 students a year, including 2,355 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Acceptance rate: 85%
Average GPA: 3.26
Early Decision or Early Action: No/No
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: November 7
Saint Peter's University is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. Around 85 percent of all applicants to Saint Peter's University are accepted each year.
Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.26 /4.0.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.
Out of the 581 students who started at Saint Peter's University as first-time freshman, 245 graduate within four years.
Saint Peter's University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 55 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $22,866 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
Based on this information, how does Saint Peter's University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Saint Peter's University a good school for YOU?
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All applicants will be notified by November 7.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Saint Peter's University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Wondering what life at Saint Peter's University is like? There are approximately 3,233 students enrolled at Saint Peter's University, including 2,423 undergraduate students and 810 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 92% percent are from NJ and 8% percent of students are from other states.
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