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Study at Saint Peters College

Saint Peter's College is a private, coeducational institute located in New Jerse, United States. It was established in the year 1872. The campus spreads across an area of 15 acres. Saint Peter's College offers education in performing arts, pre-professional degree courses, and cultural degree courses, among others.

The official mascot of Saint Peter's College is the Peacock. Students participate in a number of sports including baseball, men's basketball, cross country, softball, men's soccer, swimming, men's tennis, and volleyball. Blue and white are the college's colors. The college participates in the NCAA Division I. The campus hosts several students clubs and organizations.

Profile of Saint Peters College

Saint Peters College can be found in Jersey City, NJ (a large suburb). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Roman Catholic school. Saint Peters College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Master's degree is the highest degree at the school.

Course Topics

The most common majors at Saint Peters College are in business and management and education and teaching.

Saint Peters College Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 420 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at Saint Peters College centered around 420 to 530, but ranged both higher and lower.


A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 3, 081 students were enrolled in Saint Peters College. The school has a large minority student population.

Student Life

Full-time students are the norm at Saint Peters College. Student dorms or apartments are common at the school. Saint Peters College student athletes compete in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference competitions.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Saint Peter's College, founded in 1872, is a Jesuit, Catholic, coeducational liberal arts college in an urban setting which seeks to develop the whole person in preparation for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service in a diverse and global society. Commited to academic excellence and individual attention, Saint Peter's College provides education, informed by values, primarily in degree-granting programs in the arts, sciences, and business to resident and commuting students from a variety of backgrounds. "

Saint Peters College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management222business management, finance, accounting, marketing, international business, MIS, managerial economics
Education and Teaching219educational administration, elementary school teaching, education, reading teaching
Liberal Arts72sociology, political science, English, humanities, social services, history, American studies, liberal arts and humanities, . . .
Security and Law Enforcement46criminal justice and safety
Nursing and Emergency Medicine26registered nursing, adult health nursing, various nursing
Science25biology, physics, biochemistry
Family and Social Work23public policy analysis
Therapy and Counselling21psychology
Medical Support and Technology20health service and sciences, clinical lab tech
Media13communication studies
Computer Science and Engineering12computer and info science, information science
Fine Arts3art history and criticism
Religion and Philosophy2philosophy, religion

Contact: Saint Peters College

Saint Peters College

2641 Kennedy Blvd

Jersey City, NJ 07306-5997

General Phone: (201) 761-6000

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