• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
With a solid foundation in the Jesuit educational principles of justice and social equality, the Criminal Justice programme delivered by Saint Peter's University provides students with the opportunity to explore areas as diverse as law and justice, corrections, police administration, investigative sciences, criminal research and intelligence analysis, and computer science and crime forensics.


The Criminal Justice programme delivered by Saint Peter's University attracts students who want to make a difference.

Students are also strongly encouraged to complete supplementary double majors or minors from areas such as biology, chemistry, mathematics, accounting, English, history, political science, or modern languages.


Students who successfully complete a degree in criminal justice will be well positioned to assume roles in the ever-expanding criminal justice field—whether it’s at the local precinct, the FBI, the courthouse or a federal or state agency.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Social Deviance
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Criminal Justice Ethics (Values course
  • Criminal Corrections Systems
  • Criminal Procedure

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Complete and submit ONE of these admission applications: Common Application OR Saint Peter’s University International Admission Application. All applications may be scanned, emailed, faxed or mailed back to the Office of Admission.
  • Send the following documents to the Office of Admission: academic credentials with English translation. Transcripts must be sent directly from your secondary school, university or an Education USA advisor.
  • Proof of English proficiency.
  • Short essay or personal statement (included in the application but may be sent separately).
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, school official, coach or community service coordinator.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37660 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37660 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Jersey City

  • 1300 - 3200 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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