Saint Peter’s is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, founded in the same tradition as Georgetown University and Boston College. Established in 1872, Saint Peter’s University blends a unique learning experience shaped by rigorous academics, internships that provide real-world experience, community service, and a genuine, caring community that supports you long after graduation.
With an undergraduate student-faculty ratio of 12-to-1 and a stellar faculty committed to your success, Saint Peter’s offers more than 50 undergraduate majors as well as master’s level and doctorate programs. We’re small enough to know you by name and big enough to bring the world to your door.
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 institution of higher education just minutes from New York City, a global center of culture, entertainment, business — and professional and career opportunities.
Saint Peter’s University main campus comprises nearly 25 acres in the heart of Jersey City, the second largest city in New Jersey. The campus is easily accessible by car or public transportation as it is minutes from the Journal Square PATH train (via campus shuttle, city bus, taxi, or walking). This station is a major hub connecting Jersey City with Newark, Hoboken, and New York City. The Jersey City campus hosts undergraduate day students (CAS/SBA), undergraduate evening students (SPCS), and graduate students. It includes seven residence halls which accommodate approximately one half of the full-time undergraduate student body. TheMac Mahon Student Center, O’Toole Library and the Yanitelli Recreational Life Center are located on our Jersey City campus.