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Atlantic Cape, Saint Peterís University Sign Articulation Agreement

November 19, 2013

 Atlantic Cape Community College and Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City have approved an articulation agreement that will allow students a seamless transfer to a baccalaureate program and the opportunity for scholarships to defray up to half the cost of tuition and fees.

Under the agreement, students who complete an associate degree at Atlantic Cape and pursue a bachelor’s degree in the College of Arts and Sciences/School of Business Administration at Saint Peter’s may be eligible to receive a 2-year scholarship that will cover 50 percent of the cost of tuition and fees. Students must meet all Saint Peter’s admissions requirements and maintain satisfactory academic performance to continue eligibility.

Students interested in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies at Saint Peter’s University can apply for a 3-year scholarship that will offset nearly 40 percent of the tuition rate.

“With higher education changing so dramatically, the synergy between community colleges and universities is extremely important,” said Dr. Eugene Cornacchia, Saint Peter’s University president, about the impact of the agreement on students.

“Our highest priority is to promote student completion and success. What better way than to seek completion at a university in New Jersey,” said Dr. Peter L. Mora, Atlantic Cape president.

Mora, Cornacchia, Dr. Marylou Yam, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Saint Peter’s, and Dr. Arthur Wexler, Atlantic Cape vice president for academic affairs, signed the agreement during a brief ceremony Nov. 18.

Atlantic Cape has transfer agreements with nearly 40 colleges and universities nationwide to ease the process for students who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

For more information on Atlantic Cape’s articulation agreements, visit or contact Wendy Gray at (609) 343-5107.

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.