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Private 4 Year

Saint Peters; SPC Admission Requirements

Jersey City, New Jersey

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Chances of getting into Saint Peter's University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
85%
Admission Difficulty for Saint Peter's University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Saint Peters; SPC and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Saint Peters; SPC is 85%.  It ranks #27 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. Saint Peter's University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 3,516 out of 4,154 applicants were admitted.

Saint Peter's University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.26. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Saint Peters; SPC application fee is $0 and applications are due by Apr 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Saint Peter's University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 85% of students submitted SAT scores and 8% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Saint Peters; SPC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
85%
SAT Scores for Saint Peter's University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Saint Peter's University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Saint Peters; SPC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
8%
ACT Scores for Saint Peter's University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Saint Peter's University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Saint Peters; SPC GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.26
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into Saint Peter's University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Saint Peters; SPC. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint Peter's University was 3.26 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #18 in New Jersey for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.26 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Saint Peters; SPC accepts 85% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Saint Peter's University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 10.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 11.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 18.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 16.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 14.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 22.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 9.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

67.8% of Saint Peter's University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Saint Peter's University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 15%
Top 25% of class 38.2%
Top 50% of class 68%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Saint Peter's University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,643 2,511 4,154
Accepted 1,309 2,207 3,516
Acceptance Rate 80% 88% 85%
Enrolled 233 191 424
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 9% 12%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
58

Applicants have 58 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Saint Peter's University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Saint Peter's University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Saint Peter's University Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Saint Peter's University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=186432 IPEDS survey data for Saint Peter's University.

FAQs

Does Saint Peter's University prefer SAT or ACT?

85% of students submit their SAT scores to Saint Peters; SPC. 8% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Saint Peter's University?

85% of those who apply are granted admission to Saint Peters; SPC. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.