Saint Peter's University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$37,660
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$16,487
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.57%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
84.6%
4,154 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
3,197
72.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
55.2%
319 Graduates

About

Saint Peter's University is a higher education institution located in Hudson County, NJ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Saint Peter's University were General Biological Sciences (80 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (55 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (53 degrees).

In 2020, 818 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Saint Peter's University. 67% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (307 degrees), 1.94 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (158 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Peter's University is $37,660, which is $15,130 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Peter's University is $37,660, which is $15,130 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,487.

In 2020, 91% of undergraduate students attending Saint Peter's University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 47% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$37,660
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Saint Peter's University was $37,660. The cost of tuition at Saint Peter's University is $15,130 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$16,487
2020 Value
25.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Saint Peter's University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,487. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Saint Peter's University grew by 25.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,725
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saint Peter's University was of $11,725 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.34% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
47%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Saint Peter's University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.11% with respect to 2019, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.57%
2018 Default Rate
57
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Saint Peter's University was 6.57%, which represents 57 out of the 867 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Saint Peter's University received 4,154 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 3.91% annual decline. Out of those 4,154 applicants, 3,516 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84.6% acceptance rate.

There were 3,197 students enrolled at Saint Peter's University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Saint Peter's University has an overall enrollment yield of 12.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

84.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
3,516
Accepted Out of 4,154

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Saint Peter's University was 84.6% (3,516 admissions from 4,154 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 81%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −3.91%, while admissions grew by 0.457%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Saint Peter's University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Saint Peter's University has a total enrollment of 3,197 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Peter's University is 2,320 students and the part-time enrollment is 877. This means that 72.6% of students enrolled at Saint Peter's University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Saint Peter's University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.8% Hispanic or Latino, 18.9% Black or African American, 18.8% White, 7.07% Asian, 0.813% Two or More Races, 0.25% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.156% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Saint Peter's University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (32.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (17.2%) and Black or African American Female (10.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (16%), followed by Black or African American Female (7.09%) and White Female (6.74%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Saint Peter's University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,197 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Peter's University is 2,320 and the part-time enrollment is 877. This means that 72.6% of students enrolled at Saint Peter's University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Saint Peter's University was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Saint Peter's University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,273
  2. Black or African American
    605
  3. White
    602

The enrolled student population at Saint Peter's University is 39.8% Hispanic or Latino, 18.9% Black or African American, 18.8% White, 7.07% Asian, 0.813% Two or More Races, 0.25% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.156% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 299 students (9.35%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 278 more women than men received degrees from Saint Peter's University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Saint Peter's University is hispanic or latino (307 degrees awarded). There were 1.94 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (158 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Saint Peter's University is General Biological Sciences (80 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (55 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (53 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Saint Peter's University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Biology (86 degrees awarded), Education (138 degrees), and Protective Services (53 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Peter's University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,910,283 people), Accountants & auditors (1,068,666 people), Other managers (783,428 people), Financial managers (471,893 people), and Secondary school teachers (460,613 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Peter's University are Biology (86 degrees awarded), Education (138 degrees), Protective Services (53 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), and Business (208 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Peter's University are Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Saint Peter's University are Biology (86 degrees awarded), Education (138 degrees), Protective Services (53 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), and Business (208 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Peter's University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,225,417 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (844,722 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (742,430 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (514,744 people), and Banking & related activities (514,346 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Peter's University are Biology (86 degrees awarded), Education (138 degrees), Protective Services (53 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), and Business (208 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Saint Peter's University.
Most Common
  1. 80 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 55 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 53 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Saint Peter's University was General Biological Sciences with 80 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

270
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
548
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 270 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Peter's University, which is 0.493 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (548).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Peter's University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.591 times less than the 44 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 67 degrees were awarded to women at Saint Peter's University in General Biological Sciences, which is 5.15 times more than the 13 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

33%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 33% of students graduating from Saint Peter's University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Saint Peter's University is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.313% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    307 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    158 degrees awarded
  3. White
    155 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Saint Peter's University is hispanic or latino (307 degrees awarded). There were 1.94 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (158 degrees).

13.1% of degree recipients (107 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    208 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    115 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    99 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Saint Peter's University is hispanic or latino female (208 degrees awarded). There were 1.81 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (115 degrees).

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Operations

Saint Peter's University has an endowment valued at nearly $34.7M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.01M (5.78%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Saint Peter's University had a total salary expenditure of $73.7M. Saint Peter's University employs 34 Associate professors, 32 Assistant professors, and 28 Professors. Most academics at Saint Peter's University are Female Assistant professors (19), Male Associate professors(17), and Female Associate professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Peter's University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 41 employees, Management, with 35 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 35 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$34.7M
2020 Endowment
2.58%
decline from 2019

Saint Peter's University has an endowment valued at about $34.7M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Saint Peter's University declined 2.58% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.88M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.93M - Federal
  2. $415k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Saint Peter's University received $2.93M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $415k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$30.9M
2020 Salaries
1.33%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Saint Peter's University paid a median of $30.9M in salaries, which represents 41.9% of their overall expenditure ($73.7M) and a 1.33% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.18% growth from 2018 and a 0.558% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.08M
Instructional Salaries
109
Number of Employees

In 2020, Saint Peter's University paid a total of $8.08M to 109 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
34 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Saint Peter's University were Associate professor with 34 employees; Assistant professor with 32 employees; and Assistant professor with 28 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Peter's University were Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees; Management with 35 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 35 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Saint Peter's University was Female Assistant professor with 19 employees, Male Associate professor with 17 employees, and Female Associate professor with 17 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Saint Peter's University.

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