Seton Hall University

South Orange, NJ

Seton Hall University

South Orange, NJ

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Undergrad Health & Medicine International Transfer Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$42,170

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

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

5,839

undergraduate students

4,064

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Seton Hall University, 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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 9,903
Established in 1856
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

58-acre, suburban campus in South Orange (population: 17,001), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Newark Liberty International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Association
  • Adelante/Caribe
  • Black Student Union
  • National Council of Negro Women

Top Events

  • University Day
  • Deck The Hall
  • Career Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
6%
24-29
60%
18-23
32%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $55
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.45

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest

Considered

character/personal qualities
interview
class rank
talent/ability

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 55
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$6,264

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,900
Room & board $15,784
Additional fees $2,270
Total $57,954
Average Financial Aid - $6,264
Total with Avg. Aid $51,690
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Asian Studies/Civilization
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Christian Studies
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Information Resources Management
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Labor and Industrial Relations
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Modern Languages
Music Performance, General
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Philosophy
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physician Assistant
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Theology/Theological Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

9,903

total students

77%

in-state

23%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

59%

5,839
students

Female
59%
3,434

Male
41%
2,405

41%

4,064
students

Female
59%
2,408

Male
41%
1,656

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

5,380
students

Female
59%
3,143

Male
41%
2,237

8%

459
students

Female
64%
291

Male
36%
168

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 84%
Student 4 year graduation rate 50%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

2%
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
50%
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

432

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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