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Tuition & Fees

$39,258

$39,258

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,498
Declined + 2,232
Total Received 10,730
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Private (nonprofit)

5,839

undergraduate students

4,064

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Finance
  3. Diplomacy/international Relations
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Codes

SAT 2811
ACT 2606

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
25%
500-599
50%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
33%
500-599
48%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
23%
500-599
50%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
51%
18-23
34%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
7%
24-29
51%
18-23
36%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
60%
18-23
32%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

Seton Hall, founded in 1856, is a private, church-affiliated, comprehensive university. Its 58-acre campus is located in South Orange, 14 miles from New York City.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 9,903
Established in 1856
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ATS (Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

South Orange, NJ

58-acre, suburban campus in South Orange (population: 16,964), three miles from Newark and 15 miles from New York City; branch campus in Newark. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Newark. School operates transportation to off-campus apartments. Public transportation serves campus.

Seton Hall University
400 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ 07079

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
75%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
13 fraternities 9% of male students
 
14 sororities 11% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
35%
Top 1/4
62%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
25%
500-599
50%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
33%
500-599
48%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
23%
500-599
50%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
51%
18-23
34%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
7%
24-29
51%
18-23
36%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
60%
18-23
32%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,498
Declined + 2,232
Total Received 10,730

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Interview
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Wendy Lin-Cook
Associate Vice President for Admissions
P: 800 THE-HALL
F: 973 275-2321
thehall@shu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big East Conference
Mascot
Pirates
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African-American Studies
Anthropology
Art History
Asian Studies
Athletic Training
Bilingual/Bicultural Education
Biochemistry
Biology
Broadcasting
Business Administration
Catholic Studies
Catholic Theology
Chemistry
Classical Studies
Clinical Nurse Leader
College Student Personnel Administration
Communication
Comprehensive Music
Computer Science
Corporate/Professional Communications
Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Diplomacy/International Relations
Divinity
Economics
Education Leadership/Management/Policy
Educational Administration
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Studies
Experimental Psychology
Finance
Finance M.B.A.
Fine Arts
French
Graphic Design/Advertising
Health Care Administration
Health Law
Health Sciences
Health Systems Administration
Health/Science/Technology Law
Higher Education Administration
History
Human Resource Training/Development
Information Systems
Instructional Design/Technology
Intellectual Property Law
International Business
Italian
Jewish/Christian Studies
Journalism
Latin American/Latino Studies
Law
Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Microbiology
Modern Languages
Molecular Biosciences
Museum Professions
Music Performance
Nurse Practitioner
Nursing
Nursing Case Management
Nursing Education
Occupational Therapy
Pastoral Ministry
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Professional Accounting
Professional Counseling
Professional Development
Psychological Studies
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Relations
Religious Studies
School Counseling
School Library Media Specialist
School Nursing
School/Community Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Work
Social/Behavioral Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Sport Management
Sports Management
Strategic Communication/Leadership
Theatre/Performance
Theology
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Undergraduate

59%

5,839
students

Female
59%
3,434

Male
41%
2,405

Graduate

41%

4,064
students

Female
59%
2,408

Male
41%
1,656

undergraduateFull-time

92%

5,380
students

Female
59%
3,143

Male
41%
2,237

undergraduatePart-time

8%

459
students

Female
64%
291

Male
36%
168

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semseter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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