Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to qualify for admittance?

This depends. Please see the application page to find out the requirements for your major.

How affordable is SPU?

When scholarships and financial aid is factored in, the cost of a Saint Peter’s education can be less than the cost of a public college or university.

What scholarships do you offer?

Saint Peter’s offers a number of scholarships and financial aid packages. Please visit our information page to find out more or contact our financial aid office.

What are the most popular majors?

In order of popularity:

  • Biology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education

Is job placement available?

Through CEEL, the Center for Engagement and Experiential Learning students have access to internships, employment opportunities, networking, career options and more.

What is a Jesuit education?

A Jesuit education is a well-rounded education rooted in the values of service to others and social justice. It is more than classroom learning, it is a deep commitment to community and identity, and a challenge to each student to achieve more.

Do you have sports?

Yes, we have 19 NCAA Division I teams.

Do you have dorms?

Yes, Saint Peter’s has seven residence halls located in the heart of Jersey City.

Where are you located?

The main campus is located in Jersey City, NJ, just a 12 minute ride to Manhattan.

Is there parking on campus?

Yes, parking is available on several lots. There are also campus shuttles that pick up at Journal Square and and at stop throughout the campus.