Saint Peter’s University Announces Initiatives to Support Catholic Schools in the Tri-State Area

Jersey City, N.J. – Saint Peter’s University today announced the availability of tuition discounts for administrators and teachers from Catholic schools in the tri-state area and undergraduate scholarships for tri-state area Catholic high school graduates. These awards are available for the undergraduate degree programs, the master’s degree program in education and non-degree certification programs in the School of Education.  

Administrators and teachers from K-12 Catholic schools in the tri-state area are eligible for tuition discounts valued as high as 50 percent for a master’s degree in education or for non-degree certification programs in the School of Education. Generous undergraduate scholarships will be available for incoming freshmen in the 2013-2014 academic year if the applicant graduated from a Catholic high school in the tri-state area and has met the academic pre-requisites for the merit award.

“A Catholic education is designed to instill moral values and promote compassion while maintaining a focus on the individual needs of students,” said Jeffrey Handler, vice president for enrollment and marketing at Saint Peter’s University. “Saint Peter’s upholds the Jesuit tradition of cura personalis, or care for the whole person, and has the mission to educate learners to lead ethically and serve compassionately. The experience of learning and working in a Catholic institution make these likeminded individuals a great fit for the University. We believe these students are likely to succeed and thrive at Saint Peter’s.”  

The criteria for admission to the University remains the same for applicants applying for these scholarships and discounts. If you have questions or are interested in applying for the undergraduate scholarship or tuition discount, please contact Beth Sullivan, dean of undergraduate admissions, at (201) 761-7106 or

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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.

Angeline Boyer
(201) 761-6238