Saint Peter's University, inspired by its Jesuit, Catholic identity, commitment to individual attention and grounding in the liberal arts, educates a diverse community of learners in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs to excel intellectually, lead ethically, serve compassionately and promote justice in our ever-changing urban and global environment.
The College has an enrollment of approximately 3,300 full-time and part-time students. Our remarkably diverse student body originates from throughout the United States and from more than 60 countries around the world. For more than 130 years, Saint Peter’s University has been dedicated to providing a high quality and affordable Jesuit education to our students, offering an extensive scholarship program and the second-lowest Jesuit tuition rate on the East Coast.
Located just minutes from the cultural and academic resources of New York City, with a faculty-to-student ratio of 15 to 1, Division 1 athletics and one of the most successful internship programs in the nation, the College stands true to its promise of Education. One student at a time.
Main CampusJersey City, New Jersey, United States0 - 5,000 on Campus250,000+ residents in Jersey CityLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
The main campus of Saint Peter's University comprises nearly 25 acres in the heart of Jersey City, the second largest city in New Jersey. In Jersey City, students can view the Statue of Liberty from Liberty State Park, enjoy the lively restaurant scene or tour the Liberty Science Center. Just minutes from the Journal Square PATH Station, a major hub connecting Jersey City with Newark, Hoboken and New York City, the campus is easily accessible by car or public transportation, and is located just minutes from New York City.
Once in New York City, our students can take full advantage of all the cultural, social and academic opportunities that Manhattan has to offer. Students are just a few stops on the PATH train away from seeing a Broadway show, going to a museum, cheering on their favorite teams at Madison Square Garden or strolling through Central Park.
Saint Peter's University offers more than 50 clubs and organizations that create a vibrant campus life and offer you a chance to develop leadership and interpersonal skills, earn important resume credits and have a lot of fun in the process. All student activities have a service component to contribute to the local community.
All of these organizations are student-run. They include an incredibly diverse number of cultural organizations, performing arts such as dance, chorale and theater, pre-professional and academic clubs, honor societies, service oriented activities, publications and media, student government and many special interest groups.