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Saint Peter's University Student Life

Saint Peter's University is on a 15-acre campus in an urban setting in Jersey City, New Jersey, not far from New York City. Saint Peter's University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Saint Peter's University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Saint Peter's University Housing

Saint Peter's University offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Saint Peter's University students live off campus. In 2021, 17% of undergrads at Saint Peter's University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 83% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Saint Peter's University. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Saint Peter's University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Saint Peter's University Athletics

At Saint Peter's University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Saint Peter's University:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Soccer NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Bowling Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Safety at Saint Peter's University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Saint Peter's University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Saint Peter's University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Saint Peter's University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, Saint Peter's University has ID checks at residence halls and library.

Plan a Visit to Saint Peter's University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Saint Peter's University, take New Jersey Turnpike to Jersey City, NJ. If you need to fly, book your flight to Newark Liberty International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New Jersey you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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Saint Peter's University Students

60%

Women

40%

Men

87%

Full Time

13%

Part Time

92%

In State

8%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

49%

20%

14%

8%

5%

3%

1%

0.28%

0.05%

Undergraduate Students

2,355

Graduate Students

842

Non-Resident / International Students

62

Saint Peter's University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,197

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

85%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$38,760

Out-of-State

$38,760

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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