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#1138 of 14,131 In the World
#328 of 2,597 In North America
#296 of 2,496 In the United States
#6 of 47 In New Jersey
#294 of 1,014 For Military science
Top50% For 94 other topics
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Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
77%
Average SAT
1285
Average ACT
29
Avg. cost to attend
$33,177 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
6,063
Graduates
3,818
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.shu.edu

Seton Hall University Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Seton Hall University has an acceptance rate of 77% and is in the middle in terms of the difficulty of admission among universities in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 77% 75% 77%
Applicants 23,417 9,949 13,468
Admissions 17,940 7,504 10,436
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,685 695 990
Freshmen enrolled part time 3 1 2

1,136 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,097 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
294 or 17%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1200
or below

75% of them
had 1370
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Seton Hall University are 1200-1370 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
78 or 5%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 26
or below

75% of them
had 32
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Seton Hall University are 26-32 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 5176 (52%)
Hispanic 1769 (18%)
Black or African American 982 (10%)
Asian 891 (9%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 432 (4%)
Two or more races 343 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 259 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 15 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 7 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Seton Hall University is $33,177 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
$33,177/year
Average aid awarded
$29,154
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $20,352
$30-48K $23,650
$48-75K $30,391
$75-110K $34,592
$110K+ $39,370

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $44,420$25,218
Tuition in-state $44,420$25,218
Tuition out-of-state $44,420$25,218
Fee in-district $2,460$800
Fee in-state $2,460$800
Fee out-of-state $2,460$800

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 2,589
Combined charge for room and board $16,744
Room charge $10,812
Meal charge $5,932

Seton Hall University majors

Seton Hall University has granted 1,322 bachelor's degrees across 50 programs, 1,067 master's across 45 programs, and 328 doctorate degrees across 9 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Seton Hall University.

Major Bachelor Master Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 1 306
Law 223
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 154 3
Accounting 68 72
Finance, General 133
International Relations and Affairs 69 51
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 111
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 109
Health Law 72
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 65
Psychology, General 50 12
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 27 30
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 56
Physician Assistant 53
Human Resources Management and Services, Other 50
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 48
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 43
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 43
Elementary Education and Teaching 41
Political Science and Government, General 39
Critical Care Nursing 37
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 36
Physical Therapy & Therapist 36
History, General 29 5
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 33
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other 32
Special Education and Teaching, General 22 10
Labor and Industrial Relations 31
Public Relations & Image Management 24 5
Social Work 22 6
English Language and Literature, General 16 10
Business & Managerial Economics 25
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 19 4
Physics, General 18 3
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 19
Theology & Theological Studies 8 9
Design and Visual Communications, General 16
Journalism 15
Chemistry, General 9 1 3
Clinical Nurse Leader 13
Curriculum and Instruction 13
Information Resources Management 13
Biochemistry 12
Computer and Information Sciences, General 12
Geriatric Nurse & Nursing 12
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 12
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 12
Financial Mathematics 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other 11
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 10
Economics, General 9
Public Administration 9
Athletic Training & Trainer 8
Divinity & Ministry 8
Experimental Psychology 8
Mathematics, General 8
Asian Studies & Civilization 7
Creative Writing 7
Information Technology 7
Nursing Administration 7
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 6
Pediatric Nurse & Nursing 6
Museology & Museum Studies 5
Philosophy 5
Secondary Education and Teaching 5
Anthropology, General 4
Intellectual Property Law 4
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services 3
Computer and Information Sciences, Other 3
Counseling Psychology 2 1
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs 3
Jewish & Judaic Studies 3
Microbiology, General 3
Sociology, General 3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 2
Environmental Studies 2
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling 2
Molecular Biology 2
Music, General 2
Nursing Practice 2
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other 2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 1
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 1
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 1
Music Performance, General 1
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Grand Total 1,322 1,067 328

Seton Hall University has a graduation rate of 72%, which is among the 21% highest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 72% 64% 79%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%

Publications & Citations

Seton Hall University has published 7,562 scientific papers with 83,564 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Medicine, Political Science, Biology, Law, Psychology, Sociology, Environmental Science, Computer Science, and Philosophy.

Publications
7,562
Citations
83,564

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4,758 / 43,838
Medicine
3,422 / 48,933
Political Science
3,327 / 23,943
Biology
3,250 / 49,973
Law
3,065 / 22,727
Psychology
2,565 / 41,346
Sociology
2,551 / 26,830
Environmental Science
2,346 / 24,316
Computer Science
2,343 / 34,618
Philosophy
2,287 / 19,440
Engineering
2,016 / 26,201
Physics
1,955 / 28,620
Chemistry
1,932 / 32,221
Business
1,689 / 19,019
Economics
1,678 / 13,465
History
1,527 / 10,398
Geography and Cartography
1,415 / 13,088
Mathematics
1,411 / 19,827
Biochemistry
1,322 / 22,958
Genetics
1,271 / 19,051
Psychiatry
1,227 / 23,031
Pathology
1,177 / 19,123
Quantum and Particle physics
1,135 / 18,951
Archaeology
1,123 / 9,295
Linguistics
971 / 8,296
Geology
953 / 11,470
Surgery
903 / 13,282
Development Studies
894 / 7,771
Organic Chemistry
863 / 14,609
Art & Design
855 / 5,843
Statistics
846 / 14,427
Social Psychology
836 / 15,391
Neuroscience
779 / 19,540
Paleontology
748 / 9,517
Materials Science
670 / 10,050
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
667 / 4,155
Finance
650 / 4,229
Management
641 / 8,887
Ecology
615 / 7,311
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
610 / 7,274

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 47 258
1991 58 291
1992 50 287
1993 66 299
1994 75 372
1995 53 297
1996 84 380
1997 72 414
1998 83 518
1999 62 605
2000 93 598
2001 101 707
2002 118 809
2003 132 947
2004 141 1136
2005 171 1482
2006 200 1758
2007 215 2012
2008 235 2292
2009 205 2563
2010 236 2752
2011 263 3204
2012 305 3428
2013 325 3628
2014 333 3740
2015 329 3982
2016 338 4003
2017 390 3978
2018 355 4076
2019 370 4863
2020 382 5865
2021 357 7892
2022 286 6894
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Seton Hall University alumni

  1. Chris Christie

    Chris Christie
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Christopher James Christie is an American politician, lawyer, political commentator, lobbyist, and former federal prosecutor who served as the 55th governor of New Jersey from 2010 to 2018.

  2. Dulé Hill

    Dulé Hill
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    manufactureractortelevision actordancer
    Biography

    Karim Dulé Hill is an American actor. He is known for his roles as personal presidential aide and Deputy Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff Charlie Young on the NBC drama television series The West Wing, for which he received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, and pharmaceutical salesman-private detective Burton "Gus" Guster on the USA Network television comedy-drama Psych. He also had minor roles in the movies Holes, The Guardian, and She's All That and a recurring role on Ballers. He joined the regular cast of Suits for seasons 8 and 9, and plays the father in the 2021 remake of The Wonder Years. Hill also serves as a member of the Screen Actors Guild Board of Directors.

  3. Artie Lange

    Artie Lange
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    film actorpodcastertelevision actorscreenwriterwriter
    Biography

    Arthur Steven Lange Jr. is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and radio personality best known for his tenures on the sketch comedy series Mad TV from 1995 to 1997 and The Howard Stern Show from 2001 to 2009. Raised in New Jersey, Lange first worked as a longshoreman and taxi driver to help support his family, following the death of his quadriplegic father. He debuted as a stand-up comic in 1987 and took up the profession full-time five years later, developing his act on the New York City club circuit.

  4. Dick Vitale

    Dick Vitale
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-.. (age 84)
    Occupations
    journalistbasketball coach
    Biography

    Richard John Vitale, also known as "Dickie V", is an American basketball sportscaster. A former head coach in the college and professional ranks, he is well known for his 41-year tenure as a college basketball broadcaster for ESPN. He is known for catchphrases such as "This is awesome, baby!" and "diaper dandy" (outstanding freshman player), as well as his enthusiastic and colorful remarks during games. He has also written fourteen books, and appeared in several films.

All 100 notable alumni

General info

Alternative names SHU
Founded 1856
Motto Hazard Zet Forward
Despite hazards, move forward
Colors blue, white
Academic calendar August to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff 1,446
Carnegie classification Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and contacts

Address 400 S Orange Ave
South Orange, New Jersey, 07079-2697
United States
City population 18,000
Phone 9737619000

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