College Deliberately: Saint Peter’s University

Saint Peter’s University is a small, private not-for-profit, four or more years University that emphasizes career, research and character located in the city of Jersey City, NJ. It is known for Business Administration and Management, General, Educational Leadership and Administration, General and Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

Saint Peter’s University

place 2641 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07306-5997
phone Phone: (201) 761-7400
web Web: http://www.saintpeters.edu
  • Saint Peter’s University is also known as:
    Saint Peter’s University, Saint Peter’s, SPU


The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
Saint Peter’s College – Englewood CliffsInstitutional Accreditation
Middle States Commission on Higher EducationInstitutionalAccredited1975
Saint Peter’s College – Englewood CliffsNursing (NUR) – Baccalaureate program
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Not recognized by the USDE*
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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Saint Peter’s University, inspired by its Jesuit, Catholic identity, commitment to individual attention and grounding in the liberal arts, educates a diverse community of learners in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs to excel intellectually, lead ethically, serve compassionately and promote justice in our ever-changing urban and global environment

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Associate degree
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Doctor’s degree – professional practice


Saint Peter’s University is in NCAA Division I without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Baseball Men’s 29
Swimming Men’s 25
Soccer Men’s 23

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