Baccalaureate degree conferred by a regionally accredited US institution (required).
Official undergraduate transcript (required)
2 letters of recommendation attesting to the applicants potential for success in graduate studies (required).
A personal statement of up to 500 words describing why the applicant is seeking this graduate degree (required).
Graduate Record Examination (optional)
A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in undergraduate study (preferred).
English Composition, Statistics, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy/ Ethics, Natural Science (A&P preferred but not required)
While there is no undergraduate major requirement, all applicants must have taken the 6 required courses listed. Substitution courses can be made, at the discretion of the Program Director, in rare circumstances.
All documents should be sent to:
Saint Peter’s University
Attn: Graduate Admission
2641 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, New Jersey 07306
Please feel free to call the Office of Graduate Admission at (201) 761-6470 with any questions.
A maximum of six (6) graduate credits of equivalent course work may be transferred from other
accredited colleges and universities. An official transcript showing a minimum grade of 3.0 (B) is
required in such courses. Transfer credit is granted by petition to and approval by the program director.
It is the student’s responsibility to initiate the petition and justify the acceptance of the courses. The program director will determine whether the courses are equivalent. Transfer credit is by permission only and not an obligation of the University.
Admission Requirements for International Students
Official scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 550 on the written exam, a minimum of 213 on the computer-based exam or a minimum of 79 on the internet-based exam will be accepted.