Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate Studies


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Academics with Purpose

Saint Peter’s offers over 50 majors to choose from and many opportunities to personalize your academic program so you are sure to achieve your goals. You’ll experience a Jesuit education rooted in the liberal arts, which provides students a clear path to success in their chosen field.

 

Cura Personalis, Attention to the Whole Person

Everyone connected to Saint Peter’s – from Career Services to Graduate and Professional Studies – has a singular goal — helping you achieve your dream.


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13:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio

Small Classes

The rigorous liberal arts core curriculum is supported by an academic environment that includes a 1:13 faculty-to-student ratio and average class size of 22 students. At Saint Peter’s, it’s personal. Here, your instructors know you by name and will guide and mentor you through your studies and beyond.

 

Internships and Real-World Experience

65% of seniors participate in a practicum, internship, field experience or clinical assignment (internships are a possibility as early as freshman year).


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98% financial aid

Affordable

Saint Peter’s University offers scholarships and grants that make us one of the most affordable private colleges and universities in the region and give many deserving students the chance to pursue studies that would otherwise be out of reach.

 

Our Jesuit Reputation Precedes Us

A degree from a Jesuit institution lets the world know of your desire to make your mark on the world in a meaningful way. Saint Peter’s students are especially dedicated to helping others.


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Campus 5 miles to NYC


This is Where You Optimize Your College Years

With campus located in the heart of Jersey City, any job, internship, or professional interest you can think of is just a few minutes away. New York City, the epicenter of finance, art and culture, is your extended classroom.

 

Volunteerism

In 2015, Saint Peter’s was named to the President’s Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the only institution in NJ named in all four categories:

  • Community
  • Service
  • Interfaith Community Service
  • Economic Opportunity and Education

President’s Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service

over 25 intramural sports

Get Involved on Campus

There are dozens of intramural sports and over fifty active student organizations. Get out, make friends, have fun!

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The Peacock

The Saint Peter’s mascot and a proud symbol if eternal life. The peacock is also a reflection of Jersey City which was once known as Pavonia or “Land of the Peacock.”


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