Saint Peter'S University

Jersey City, NJ

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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $3,101
  • Online BAH
    $901
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
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Saint Peter's University

Saint Peter's University is a 4-year, private university located in Jersey City, NJ. Students at Saint Peter's University can enroll in associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs.

Saint Peter's University Military & Veteran Support Programs

Saint Peter's University offers the following veteran and military support programs:

Does Saint Peter's University offer online degree programs?

Yes, Saint Peter's University offers online degree programs.

Is Saint Peter's University a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, Saint Peter's University is a GI Bill approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Saint Peter's University a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, Saint Peter's University is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero tuition costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is 100% covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Saint Peter's University offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, Saint Peter's Universityoffers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred advanced degree program is in fact covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Saint Peter's University offer a military discount or reduced tuition rates for military and veterans?

No, Saint Peter's University offers a military discount or reduced tuition for military and veterans. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Saint Peter's University’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $595 per credit hour Saint Peter's University’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Saint Peter's University’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $495 per credit hour Saint Peter's University’s online tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Saint Peter's University approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Saint Peter's University is approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Saint Peter's University offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Saint Peter's University has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding.  

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket.  You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Saint Peter's University a military friendly school?

Saint Peter's University is considered military friendly. They feature a veteran counselor on campus, credit for military service, and are a state, Yellow Ribbon School.  In addition, the school is approved for tuition assistance offering a reduced tuition rate for the military.

Is Saint Peter's University a MyCAA school?

No, Saint Peter's University is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Message from Saint Peter's University

Saint Peter’s University, inspired by its Jesuit, Catholic identity, commitment to individual attention and grounding in the liberal arts, educates a diverse community of learners in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs to excel intellectually, lead ethically, serve compassionately and promote justice in our ever-changing urban and global environment.  We have been unwaveringly focused on rigorous academics since 1872 and are proud of the individual attention we can provide to help you discover who you are and where you want to go in life.  With a 94% job placement rate and graduates exceeding the national average for starting salaries, Saint Peter’s will put you on the path to success—now and for your lifetime. 

Saint Peter’s University is just a 12-minute train ride from the heart of the most exciting city in the world—New York City! Gallery openings, parks, museums, shops, shows, iconic landmarks, and sports are right at our doorstep.  The Saint Peter’s student body is made up of a diverse community of individuals who learn, live and thrive together, both inside and outside the classroom. Realize your full potential in a family-like atmosphere and forge connections that last a lifetime.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 38,760
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 25,162
  • Yellow Ribbon Coverage
    - $ 6,799
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 6,799
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $3,101
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    NO
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    YES
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $38,760
    In State
    $38,760
    Out of State
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Undergraduate
    $595
    Campus
    $495
    Online
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Graduate
    $1,177
    Campus
    $795
    Online
  • Textbooks
    $1,000
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 0
Student Population
  • Student Count
    2,316
    Undergraduate
    810
    Graduate
    29
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    38.6%
    Population
  • Female
    61.4%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    Roman Catholic
  • Ethnicity
    Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Private
  • Setting
    Urban
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    455
    SAT Math
    445
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    19
    ACT
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