Seton Hall University

South Orange, NJ

Seton Hall University

South Orange, NJ

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What great minds can do

As one of the nation’s leading Catholic universities, Seton Hall University provides over 90 rigorous academic programs that are highly ranked, like our Business Leadership program that’s ranked #1 in the nation. Seton Hall offers all the advantages of a large research university—national reputation, challenging academic programs, notable alumni, state-of-the-art facilities, renowned faculty, and extensive opportunities for internships, research, and scholarship—with all the benefits of a small, supportive, and nurturing environment.

Personal attention
With a 14:1 student-faculty ratio and an average class size of 22, faculty know more than just your name. At Seton Hall, you can begin working on research projects with faculty as early as your freshman year, and many students even attend conferences with faculty. You’ll also benefit from the close mentorship of faculty and a community dedicated to challenging and supporting you. 

Hands-on learning
At Seton Hall, you learn by doing. That’s why in addition to countless opportunities for research and scholarship, students can write for one of our three newspapers, work for the #1 ranked college radio station in the nation, conduct research for our Market Research Center, create public relations plans for local businesses, develop lesson plans for student teaching, or work in the sports polling center conducting polls commissioned by ESPN.  

Transfer advantage
We know you’ve spent valuable time and money earning your credits; that’s why we accept up to 90 transfer credits and have dedicated transfer counselors to help you make your transition to Seton Hall. Plus, we have generous financial aid and scholarship opportunities exclusively for transfer students.

Career advantage
Nestled in the suburban village of South Orange, New Jersey, Seton Hall provides the safe, quaint charm of a small town and the hustle and bustle of New York City life only 30 minutes away. Just hop on the train in the center of town and thousands of major corporations, the United Nations, and the worlds of entertainment, art, publishing, finance, and fashion are at your doorstep. This translates to a career edge and unprecedented job opportunities, not to mention lots of career advantages. Seton Hall offers more than 17,000 internship opportunities, and more than 81% of students have an internship—or two—on their résumé before graduation. In fact, Seton Hall is ranked #4 in the nation for providing internship opportunities. Seton Hall students have an employment rate of 93%, and mid-career earnings are 50% higher than the national average. Seton Hall offers a comprehensive Career Center, and your career counselor begins working with you freshman year.

Seton Hall students have had internships or found employment at:
• Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley
• United Nations, World Food Program 
• Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall 
• Merck, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson 
New York Times, Wall Street Journal
• Secret Service, FBI, DEA
• New York Mets, New York Giants
• Prudential, AIG
• Deloitte, KPMG
• Museum of National History 
• Google, Amazon



Ranked #151 among the "Best National Universities" | U.S. News & World Report, 2024


Named a 2023-2024 College of Distinction for "providing personalized education catered to students' interests"

Majors & Programs

• Accounting#
• Accounting (five-year BS/MS dual degree)
• Africana Studies#
• American Humanics
• Ancient Greek+
• Anthropology#
• Applied Scientific Mathematics+
• Arabic+
• Archaeology+
• Art (Art History, Fine Arts)#
• Art (BA/MA in MuseumProfessions)§
• Artificial Intelligence (3+2 BS/MS with Stevens)
• Asian Studies#
• Athletic Training (five-year BA/MS or BS/MS dual degree)
• Biochemistry
• Biology (BA or BS)
• Broadcasting & Visual Media#
• Business Administration#‡
• Catholic Studies#‡
• Catholic Theology#
• Chemistry#
• Classical Culture+
• Classical Languages+
• Classical Studies#
• Communication Studies (BA/MA in Communication or Public Relations)§
• Computer Graphics
• Computer Science#
• Creative Writing
• Criminal Justice#
• Data Visualization & Analysis
• Digital Media & Video
• Digital Media Production for the Web
• Diplomacy & International Relations#
• Early Childhood Education (integrated with Elementary & Special Education)
• Economics (BA or BS)
• Education with Speech-Language Pathology (six-year BSE/MS dual degree)
• Elementary Education (integrated with Early Childhood & Special Education)
• Engineering (3+2 BS/MS dual degree with Stevens)
• English#
• Entrepreneurial Studies
• Environmental Sciences+
• Environmental Studies#
• Ethics & Applied Ethics+
• Film Production/Film Editing
• Finance
• Financial Mathematics
• French#
• Gerontology
• Graphic Design & Advertising Interactive Media/Game Design/Animation
• History#
• Information Technologies
• Information Technology Management
• International Business+
• International Relations
• Italian#
• Italian Studies+
• Journalism#
• Latin+
• Latin America & Latino/Latina Studies#
• Law (3+3, BS in International Relations, BS in Business, BA in Political Science, BA in Religion, or BA in Social Work/JD)
• Legal Studies in Business+
• Liberal Studies
• Management
• Marketing
• Mathematics#
• MBA (five-year BA/MBA or BS/MBA dual degree)
• Media Studies/Film Studies
• Medicine (Joint Bachelor’s/MD Program)
• Modern Languages
• Music (Comprehensive, History, and Performance#)
• Music History+
• Music Technology+
• Musical Theatre+
• Nonprofit Studies+
• Nursing
• Occupational Therapy (six-year BA/MS dual degree)
• Online Course Development & Management
• Philosophical Theology
• Philosophy#
• Physical Therapy (seven-year BS/DPT dual degree)
• Physician Assistant (six-year BS/MS dual degree)
• Physics (BA or BS)#
• Political Science#
• Pre-dental*
• Pre-law*
• Pre-medical*
• Pre-optometry*
• Pre-veterinary*
• Psychology (BA or BS)
• Public Relations#
• Religion#
• Russian+
• Russian & East European Studies+
• Secondary Education (optional integration with Special Education)
• Social & Behavioral Sciences
• Social Work#
• Sociology#
• Sound Production & Engineering (Visual & Sound Media)
• Spanish#
• Special Education (integrated with Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education)
• Speech-Language Pathology (4+3 with Psychology or Education)
• Sport Management#
• Supply Chain Management
• Television Production/Sports Broadcasting
• Theatre#
• Web Design
• Women & Gender Studies+
• Writing+

+Minor only
#Minor also available
Certificate program only
Certificate program also available
§ Dual-degree program with New Jersey Institute of Technology
∞ Seton Hall dual-degree program (please contact the Office of Admissions for details)
*Pre-professional program; must also select a major

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “I transferred from Syracuse because I wanted to be closer to NYC. And even though I was also accepted to NYU, I chose Seton Hall because it felt more caring and like home. It was a great decision—I got to be a Youth Ambassador at the UN, study abroad in Italy, and intern with the World Food Program. The quality of the faculty and the tremendous opportunities I’ve had at Seton Hall have been amazing.”

    • Cara Richardson
      Bridgewater, New Jersey
  • “Going to El Salvador on a mission trip was the culmination of my Seton Hall experience. It allowed me to bring together everything I learned about servant leadership, about giving back and loving my community. It was an opportunity I will never forget.”

    • Kylie Lan Tumiatti
  • “Graduating with a job offer from MTV is a dream come true. I owe it all to the support of Seton Hall’s Career Center and my four internship experiences.”

    • Tiffany Knighten
      Public Relations & Journalism, Los Angeles, California
  • “It was so amazing to sign a full-time job offer by the end of my junior year. It was my dream to join a Big Four accounting firm, and I achieved it thanks to the opportunities and experiences I was exposed to at Seton Hall.”

    • Andrew Aguilera
  • “I transferred to Seton Hall with almost 90 credits, and even though I only spent a year here before completing my degree, I was able to intern for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and Piers Morgan Tonight at CNN. A few weeks before I graduated, I already had a job at CNN.”

    • Paul Murphy
      Tallahassee, Florida