70%

Acceptance Rate

$25,114

Avg.Financial Aid

002632

FAFSA Code

About Seton Hall University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

10,162

Website

www.shu.edu/

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MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

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.


Reviews

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.

Location & Contact

Address

400 S Orange Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9737619000
Fax: 9737619000
Request Info

Rankings

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'.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

70%

SAT Range

1150 - 1310

ACT Range

24 - 28

Application Fee

$55

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$29,974

Average Annual Cost

$39,900

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$2,270

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,500

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,000

Total One Year Cost

$59,670

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

83%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$398

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

209 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

178 Graduates

Biology, General

142 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

101 Graduates

Marketing

96 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

80 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

63 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

57 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

47 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

46 Graduates

Psychology, General

46 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

42 Graduates

Political Science and Government

40 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

39 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

39 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

37 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

36 Graduates

Social Work

34 Graduates

History

27 Graduates

Philosophy

27 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

27 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

23 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

23 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

22 Graduates

Economics

19 Graduates

Physics

19 Graduates

Sociology

19 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

18 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

16 Graduates

Chemistry

13 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

13 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

11 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

9 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

8 Graduates

Anthropology

7 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

7 Graduates

Area Studies

5 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

4 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

4 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

3 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

3 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

6,136

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

28%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

48% White

8% Unknown

8% Black

17% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

10% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

35%

Out Of State

61%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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 Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 70% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

70%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$9,846/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,938/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,938/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Pirates

School Colors

blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

127

Total Female Athletes

126

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$44,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$57,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$19,500

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$202 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,114

Students Receiving Federal Grants

27%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,031

Students Receiving State Aid

22%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,786

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$21,193

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$35,049

$30K - $48K

$31,963

$48K - $75K

$27,010

$75K - $110K

$23,078

> $110K

$19,899

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.