Saint Peter's University requires a minimum of 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Saint Peter's University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Saint Peter's University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 58% of students who start college at Saint Peter's University graduate within six years.
Saint Peter's University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Saint Peter's University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Saint Peter's University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Saint Peter's University.
Reminder: Check with Saint Peter's University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Saint Peter's University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Saint Peter's University.
Student Designed Majors
Saint Peter's University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Saint Peter's University does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Saint Peter's University
Saint Peter's University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ Saint Peter's University offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Saint Peter's University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Saint Peter's University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Saint Peter's University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Saint Peter's University.
❌ Students at Saint Peter's University are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Theresa and Edward O'Toole Library.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Saint Peter's University offers these dual degree programs:
•Pharmacy, clinical and laboratory sciences with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; physician's assistant, physical therapy with Seton Hall University
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Saint Peter's University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Saint Peter's University has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Saint Peter's University include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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