Seton Hill University

Greensburg, PA

Seton Hill University

Greensburg, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$37,946

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
29%
500-599
46%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
48%
400-499
22%
300-399
3%
30-36
10%
24-29
35%
18-23
43%
12-17
12%
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,927
Declined 582
Total Received 2,509
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Private

1,726

undergraduate students

353

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Seton Hill University, founded in 1884, is a private, coed, Roman Catholic university. Its 200-acre campus is located in Greensburg, 35 miles east of Pittsburgh.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,079
Established in 1883
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

200-acre campus in Greensburg (population: 14,299), 35 miles east of Pittsburgh. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Pittsburgh; smaller airport serves Latrobe (10 miles). School operates transportation around city and to local malls and special events within a 50-mile radius.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Pittsburgh
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Arnold Palmer Regional

Seton Hill University
Seton Hill Drive
Greensburg, PA
15601

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
51%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Body Activities Council
  • Future Greek leaders
  • Dietetics Club
  • Biology Club
  • intramurals

Top Events

  • Homecoming Weekend
  • Christmas on the Hill
  • Midnight Breakfast
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

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
17%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
78%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
29%
500-599
46%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
48%
400-499
22%
300-399
3%
30-36
10%
24-29
35%
18-23
43%
12-17
12%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline August 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.65

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,927
Declined 582
Total Received 2,509

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
class rank
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Considered

application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,278

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,396
Room & board $12,516
Additional fees $550
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $51,662
Average Financial Aid - $5,278
Total with Avg. Aid $46,384
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Equestrian sports
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Acting
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art Therapy/Therapist
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Commercial and Advertising Art
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dance, General
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
Drawing
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Forensic Science and Technology
General Studies
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Human Services, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mathematics, Other
Metal and Jewelry Arts
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Therapy/Therapist
Music, General
Painting
Physician Assistant
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Law Studies
Printmaking
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious/Sacred Music
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Sculpture
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
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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
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

2,079

total students

77%

in-state

23%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

1,726
students

Female
65%
1,126

Male
35%
600

17%

353
students

Female
74%
261

Male
26%
92

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

1,584
students

Female
66%
1,032

Male
34%
552

9%

142
students

Female
67%
94

Male
33%
48

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 78%
Student 4 year graduation rate 52%
Student 5 year graduation rate 12%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

62

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
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

Fall: August 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • 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
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

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