About Seton Hall University
On Campus Housing
Seton Hall University (SHU) is a private not-for-profit, Roman Catholic institution that was established in the year 1856 and is located in South Orange, New Jersey. In the year 1937, Seton established a university college. This was the first matriculation of women at Seton Hall and became co-ed in 1968.
In the year 1950, the university grew and enrollment boosted up. For the next two decades, the university made many changes, built new buildings, brought in new facilities, constructed library, residence hall, and many more. In April 1987, the university's board approved the formation of the school, then named it to School of Graduate Medical Education. The primary mission of this school is to provide and prepare healthcare professionals to assume leadership roles in the medical arena. Seton Hall Law School is part of the university and is working hard on graduating the regions best law students.
In 2007, university finalized more than 30 million for renovations and in 2015, it announced the formation of two additional academic units. During 2017-18, the university has an enrollment over 9,000 for their different programs from all around the world.
The student-faculty ratio is 13:1.
SHU acceptance rate is 67%.
The graduation rate of the university is 64%.
The retention rate is 85% for the full-time students and 50% for part-time students.
The total student population of the university is 9,836, which includes 7,170 full-time and 2,666 part-time students.
University notable alumni include Chris Christie, Anthony Principi, John P. Washington, Robert E. Brenna, and many more.
Online Education at SHU
The university offers various online degrees for which the curriculum are well designed and helps students to learn from the basics and trains them for the real world. The university strives to provide their non-traditional students with the same quality of education what their campus students receive.
The university provides 20 online programs across 8 disciplines. Seton Hall University majors include Accounting, Behavioral Science, Business Management, Criminal Justice, Education, Health Science, Nursing, and Public Administration.
Students reviews on the university are given below.
Students say that the campus is very attractive and the students are very competitive and are very passionate about their studies.
Research Labs are well organized and are up to date
Seton Hall helps students to grow personally as well as professionally and help students in developing their critical thinking and prepare for the real world.
Some of the rankings according to the US News is given below.
The university is ranked 87th in 'High School Counselors Rankings' and 108th in 'Business Programs'.
It is ranked 119th in 'National Universities'.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$79,592 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
The Office of Financial Aid is dedicated to assisting students and their families in exploring the opportunities available for them to make their education more affordable in the university. The university provides financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans, and grants. Students looking for financial assistance has to fill up the FAFSA form.
Seton Hall University federal school code is 002632.
Federal Aid includes Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan. Federal Work-Study option is also available for the students.
State Aids includes NJ Tuition Aid Grant and NJ Educational Opportunity Fund Grant.
Seton Hall University Scholarships includes Alumni Scholarship, Chicago Alumni Memorial Scholarship, Dan Barney Memorial Scholarship, Joseph W. Cardinal Tobin Scholarship, Forensics, Speech and Debate Scholarship, Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship, and Murray Scholarship.
Military Aid includes the Yellow Ribbon Programs.