SPU Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

Saint Peter's University is ranked 15th in New Jersey Colleges, 14th in Federal Region II.
Next statements evaluate Saint Peter's University by comparing key academic facts to similar schools.
  • The tuition & fees ($38,760) is expensive.
  • The acceptance rate (81%) is average.
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,015 SAT, 20 ACT) is average.
  • The number of students (3,452) is very large.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (79 programs).
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New Jersey Colleges
#15 in New Jersey Colleges
Federal Region II
#14 in Federal Region II

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of SPU are $38,760 and it is expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Saint Peter's University $38,760

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $26,737

4-Years or High Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey $22,587

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of SPU are $21,246 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Saint Peter's University $21,246

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $18,688

4-Years or High Colleges $18,848

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey $21,148

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of SPU is 81% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Saint Peter's University 81%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 66%

4-Years or High Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 73%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of SPU is 12% and the yield is very lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Saint Peter's University 12%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 35%

4-Years or High Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 54%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at SPU is 1,015 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Saint Peter's University 1,015

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 1,132

4-Years or High Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 1,127

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at SPU is 20 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Saint Peter's University 20

All U.S. Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 69

4-Years or High Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 70

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at SPU is 59% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Saint Peter's University 59%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 56%

4-Years or High Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 46%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at SPU is 82% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Saint Peter's University 82%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 74%

4-Years or High Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 74%

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Student Population

The total student population at SPU is 3,452 and its population very large compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Saint Peter's University 3,452

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 2,477

4-Years or High Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 2,007

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at SPU is $29,980 which is 77.35% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is higher compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Saint Peter's University $29,980

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $16,488

4-Years or High Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey $19,446

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at SPU is 14 to 1 and the ratio is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Saint Peter's University 14 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years or High Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 13 to 1

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Number of Programs

SPU offers 79 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Saint Peter's University 79

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 45

4-Years or High Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 31

Number of Online Programs

SPU offers 2 online programs and it means limited online classes compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Saint Peter's University 2

All U.S. Colleges 13

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 12

4-Years or High Colleges 15

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 9

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