Saint Peter’s University (Saint Peters)

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Saint Peters can be found in Jersey City, NJ, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. About 3,300 students are enrolled at Saint Peters.

Most of the students that got into this school earned an SAT score in the range of 1230 - 1490, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 16 - 21. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Saint Peters average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.04 for accepted students. Approximately 50% of all applicant were admitted at Saint Peters, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 18% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Saint Peters Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Saint Peter's University was reported as 54.1% in Fall 2013 with over 6,150 college applications submitted to Saint Peters. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Saint Peters SAT Scores: 1230 - 1490
  • Saint Peters ACT Scores: 16 - 21
  • Saint Peters Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into Saint Peter's University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Saint Peters is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Saint Peter's University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 48.4%
  • 2010-2011: 44.5%
  • 2011-2012: 67.0%
  • 2012-2013: 60.6%
  • 2013-2014: 54.1%
  • Projected Saint Peters Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 56.5%

How Does Saint Peters Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Saint Peters is three percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Metropolitan College of New York54.9%
The King?s College71.2%
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art7.7%
St. Francis College64.3%
Polytechnic Institute of New York University75.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Saint Peters (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading410 - 490
Math420 - 510
Writing400 - 490
Total Score1230 - 1490
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score16 - 21
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