Seton Hall University: Ranking & Review

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South Orange
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United States
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World
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1201575
Top 4%

Seton Hall University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate73%76%71%
Applicants16,7197,1399,580
Admissions12,2325,4126,820
Enrolled undergraduates1,459688771
Enrolled total (including graduate students)9,8014,3125,489

1,786 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

474 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,149
Percent of students submitting SAT scores79%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
605
Math
605

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores474
Percent of students submitting ACT scores32%
ACT Composite
26
ACT English
26
ACT Math
25

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $55. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Seton Hall University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$57,090$57,090
Off-campus$58,290$58,290
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $15,174 and other expenses per full academic year.

Seton Hall University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,622 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$38,400$38,400
Fees for full-time undergraduates$2,188$2,188
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,170$1,170
Tuition for Full-time graduates$21,816$21,816
Fees for full-time graduates$652$652
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,212$1,212

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs20929848555
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services262220482
Education7410050224
Legal Professions and Studies57166223
Social Sciences14539184
Biological and Biomedical Sciences149115165
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs11450164
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities142142
Psychology4526475
Theology and Religious Vocations155267
Public Administration and Social Service Professions332861
English Language and Literature & Letters301545
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service4141
Physical Sciences288238
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3232
Visual and Performing Arts2727
History19221
Philosophy and Religious Studies12820
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies31619
Mathematics and Statistics1818
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1010
Natural Resources and Conservation66
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics33
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services33
Grand Total1,4109402752,625

A total of 1,410 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Seton Hall University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,215 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate67%63%70%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Alternative namesSHU
Founded1856
MottoHazard Zet Forward
Despite hazards, move forward
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Mission StatementSeton Hall University is a major Catholic university. In a diverse and collaborative environment it focuses on academic and ethical development. Seton Hall students are prepared to be leaders in their professional and community lives in a global society and are challenged by outstanding faculty, an evolving technologically advanced setting and values-centered curricula.
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,550
Instructional FTE673
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.shu.edu
Address400 S Orange Ave
South Orange, New Jersey, 07079-2697
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone9737619000

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