Saint Peter's University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$35,326

3.5% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$13,377

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

11%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

71.2%

4,650 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,524

74.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

54.1%

223 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 Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (67 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (66 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (59 degrees).

In 2017, 882 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Saint Peter's University. 63.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (244 degrees), 1.13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (215 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Peter's University is $35,326, which is $14,593 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Peter's University is $35,326, which is $14,593 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,377.

In 2017, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 57% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$35,326

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Saint Peter's University was $35,326. The cost of tuition at Saint Peter's University is $14,593 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$13,377

2017 Value

9.21%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Saint Peter's University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,377. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Saint Peter's University grew by 9.21%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,228

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saint Peter's University was of $11,228 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.22% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Saint Peter's University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.14% with respect to 2016, when 88% 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.

11%

2016 Default Rate

97

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Saint Peter's University was 11%, which represents 97 out of the 881 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 4,650 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.802% annual growth. Out of those 4,650 applicants, 3,310 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.2% acceptance rate.

There were 3,524 students enrolled at Saint Peter's University in 2017, and 86% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Saint Peter's University has an overall enrollment yield of 19.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

3,310

Accepted Out of 4,650

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Saint Peter's University was 71.2% (3,310 admissions from 4,650 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 74.2%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 0.802%, while admissions declined by -3.36%.

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SAT Scores

86%

Submission Percentage

562

Scores Submitted

86% of enrolled first-time students at Saint Peter's University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Saint Peter's University has a total enrollment of 3,524 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Peter's University is 2,624 students and the part-time enrollment is 900. This means that 74.5% 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 36.6% Hispanic or Latino, 20.4% Black or African American, 18% White, 6.27% Asian, 1.67% Two or More Races, 0.539% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.284% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Saint Peter's University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (30.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (15.9%) and Black or African American Female (14.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (12.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (12.2%) and White Female (10.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Saint Peter's University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,524 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Peter's University is 2,624 and the part-time enrollment is 900. This means that 74.5% of students enrolled at Saint Peter's University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%

2017 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 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Saint Peter's University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,291

  2. Black or African American

    719

  3. White

    635

The enrolled student population at Saint Peter's University is 36.6% Hispanic or Latino, 20.4% Black or African American, 18% White, 6.27% Asian, 1.67% Two or More Races, 0.539% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.284% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 469 students (13.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 246 more women than men received degrees from Saint Peter's University. The majority of degree recipients at Saint Peter's University are hispanic or latino (244 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (215 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Saint Peter's University is Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (67 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (66 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (59 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 Education (174 degrees awarded), Protective Services (75 degrees), and Biology (64 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 (2,114,749 people), Accountants & auditors (1,134,106 people), Other managers (764,139 people), Financial managers (446,661 people), and Physicians (407,526 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Peter's University are Education (174 degrees awarded), Protective Services (75 degrees), Biology (64 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees), and Business (238 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, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Saint Peter's University are Education (174 degrees awarded), Protective Services (75 degrees), Biology (64 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees), and Business (238 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 (3,242,157 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (855,072 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (749,220 people), Banking & related activities (525,011 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (509,371 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Peter's University are Education (174 degrees awarded), Protective Services (75 degrees), Biology (64 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees), and Business (238 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.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Saint Peter's University was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 67 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 318

  2. 564

In 2017, 318 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Peter's University, which is 0.564 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (564).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 37 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Peter's University in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 0.974 times less than the 38 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 52 degrees were awarded to women at Saint Peter's University in Registered Nursing, which is 10.4 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%

100% Completion Time

54%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 36% 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, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Saint Peter's University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    244 degrees awarded

  2. White

    215 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    162 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Saint Peter's University is hispanic or latino (244 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (215 degrees).

15.3% of degree recipients (135 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    177 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    135 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    108 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Saint Peter's University is hispanic or latino female (177 degrees awarded). There were 1.31 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (135 degrees).

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Operations

Saint Peter's University has an endowment valued at nearly $32M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $15.5M (48.3%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Saint Peter's University had a total salary expenditure of $74.3M. Saint Peter's University employs 35 Assistant professors, 32 Associate professors, and 31 Professors. Most academics at Saint Peter's University are Male Assistant professors (22), Male Professors(19), and Female Associate professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Peter's University are: Management, with 67 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 57 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 54 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$32M

2017 Endowment

5.2%

growth from 2016

Saint Peter's University has an endowment valued at about $32M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Saint Peter's University grew 5.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.08M 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. $1.3M - Federal

  2. $1.09M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Saint Peter's University received $1.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.09M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$31.4M

2017 Salaries

10.2%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Saint Peter's University paid a median of $31.4M in salaries, which represents 42.3% of their overall expenditure ($74.3M) and a 10.2% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.21% growth from 2015 and a 1.62% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.41M

Instructional Salaries

119

Number of Employees

In 2017, Saint Peter's University paid a total of $9.41M to 119 employees working as instructors, which represents 30% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

35 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

67 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Saint Peter's University were Assistant professor with 35 employees; Associate professor with 32 employees; and Associate professor with 31 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Peter's University were Management with 67 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 57 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 54 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Saint Peter's University was Male Assistant professor with 22 employees, Male Professor with 19 employees, and Female Associate professor with 17 employees.

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