What happens when you put one of the world’s greatest teaching organizations next to one of the greatest cities in the world? You get Saint Peter’s University, a Jesuit university just minutes from New York City.
Saint Peter’s University is proud to announce that it was ranked highest in the state of New Jersey and 19th overall for social mobility in the Regional Universities North category of the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings. The University also remains among the top 100 “Best Regional Universities in the North.”
Small Classes, Big Opportunity
With a student–faculty ratio of 13:1 and a stellar faculty committed to success, Saint Peter’s offers more than 50 undergraduate majors. Additional academic opportunities include 5-year Accelerated Master’s degrees, an Honors program, study abroad, and service learning courses. The University is small enough to have professors know you by name and big enough to bring the world to your door.
Location, Location, Location
The University is just a 12-minute train ride to New York City and steps from Jersey City’s waterfront district. Whether you want to watch a top team compete or intern with one, the opportunities are endless.
The Value of Jesuit Education
Being a Jesuit university means academic excellence and cura personalis; “care of the whole person.” It means Saint Peter’s doesn’t just focus on your education. It strives to foster your moral, emotional and spiritual growth, too. Saint Peter’s students develop a desire to serve and build an unshakeable foundation of ethics that will guide their future achievements. This Jesuit-based education not only prepares you for your career but also inspires you to be caring, contributing member of society.
Facilities and Opportunities to Transform Your Experience
Saint Peter’s residential, urban campus is home to the 3,600 proud Saint Peter’s University students. Places like the MacMahon Student Center offer a variety of dining options, a fitness center, meeting spaces for student clubs and a game room. Through tools like nursing simulation labs, Bloomberg trading room and STEM Engagement Center, you’ll gain hands-on experience from the moment you arrive on campus.
Saint Peter’s has one goal in mind: helping you achieve yours. The Center for Career Engagement and Experiential Learning (CEEL) is dedicated to facilitating career development through career guidance, résumé development and career fairs. Many of the University’s students hold internships with world-renowned companies and organizations. Plus, students also have the opportunity to study internationally through the Center for Global Learning or work hand-in-hand with faculty to conduct innovative research in various areas of study.
All freshmen are invited to join a Career Community to develop professional skills, connect with peers, engage with the University and build a foundation for their careers. These Career Communities include STEM and Health Sciences, Education and Social Sciences, Government, Service and Criminal Justice, Business Finance and Global Perspectives, and Liberal Arts, Humanities and Communications.
Saint Peter’s students are the heart of its community. As a diverse campus, the University celebrates students from all backgrounds; culturally, religiously and socially. Whoever you are, you are welcomed at Saint Peter’s University.