• Address: 400 South Orange Ave South Orange, NJ 07079

  • Phone Number: (973) 761-9000

  • Website: http://online.shu.edu/

About

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.

  • Seton Hall University (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.

  • Seton Hall University (SHU) address is 400 South Orange Ave South Orange, NJ 07079.

  • Seton Hall University notable alumni include Chris Christie, Anthony Principi, John P. Washington, Robert E. Brenna, and many more.


Seton Hall University (SHU) Online

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.

  • PirateNet Login is the student portal that enables students to keep track of their online course, financial aid, view and pay bills, grades, and more by entering their private username and password.

  • Seton Hall University (SHU) Blackboard is the university's web-based learning management system that focuses on providing faculty with the tools and resources that are used to teach their online students. 

  • 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.

  • Respondus is a powerful tool that helps to create and manage exams that can be directly published to Blackboard. 


Seton Hall University (SHU) Schools and Colleges 

The university provides various programs through 10 different schools and colleges which are given below.

School of Medicine  W. Paul Stillman School of Business 
School of Health and Medical Sciences Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology
School of Diplomacy and International Relations Seton Hall Law
College of Nursing  College of Arts and Sciences
College of Education and Human Services College of Communication and the Arts

Seton Hall University (SHU) 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.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

South Orange, New Jersey

FAFSA/Federal School Code

002632

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Institutional Accreditation

MSCHE

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Programmatic Accreditation

NASPAA, CAHME, CCNE, NCATE

Religious Affiliation

Roman Catholic

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: http://online.shu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

The university is regionally accredited and has met the standards of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

In addition to the institutional accreditation, many programs that are offered by the university are programmatically accredited by the following.

Programmatic Accreditation

  • Healthcare programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).

  • Nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

  • Teachers program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teachers Education (NCATE).

Campus Life

The university's students, faculty, and staff members come from different parts of the world to enjoy the one close community and culture of the university. Students life is extended beyond the classroom. The Division of Student Services helps the students to navigate all aspects of the career. A student can find the like-minded people, explore interests and meet new people through the various clubs and organizations present in the university that are as follows.

  • Sports Networking Student Association (SNSA) is the organization for those students who want to break into the sports industry. Through hands-on activities, events, and speakers, students can learn everything and have a practical knowledge of how the industry works. 

  • Student Social Work Association (SSWA) has a mission to provide support for the students who are interested in social work, volunteering and helping people. SSWA organizes interactive dialogue, workshops, and various activities relating to social works.

  • Photography Club serves the members of the university's community. This is to help those who are passionate about photography and encourage creativity, learning, teaching and sharing the work. Other clubs and organization such are SHU Film Society, African Student Asociation, German Club, K-pop Club, and many more are present.

  • Seton Hall University Bookstore serves students, faculty, staff, and members of the university, where a student can buy/sell back/rent textbooks and study materials. Seton Bookstore also enables students to buy gifts, apparels, electronics, supplies, and much more with just a click.

  • Seton Hall University Athletics teams are named as 'SHU Pirates'. Pirates compete as a member of the NCAA Division I level in the Big East Conference for all sports. 

  • Seton Hall University Basketball team plays in the NCAA Division I intercollegiate men's game. The team is well known for their previous achievements.

  • The Pirates are also involved in playing various sports such as Baseball, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Cross Country, Tennis, Volleyball, and many more.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 13: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 85 % Part Time: 50 %
Total Population 9,836
Student Population Full Time: 7,170 Part Time: 2,666
Gender Division Male: 44 % Female: 56 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 61 %

The College Monk

Female: 66 %

Total Graduation Rate: 64 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Seton Hall University offers 20 online programs across 8 Majors

Accounting

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Business Management

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Behavioral Sciences

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Nursing

Offering 6 programs accross 3 degrees

Health Science

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Public Administration

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Education

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Criminal Justice

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Seton Hall University Acceptance Rate is 67%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $55
Graduate Application Fee $75

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 15,427
Total Applicants Admitted 10,321
Applicants Enrolled 1,243
Full time Applicants Enrolled 1,240
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 3
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Seton Hall University Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 1,041
Number of students submitting ACT scores 410
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 84%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 33%
SAT Math 565 average 520 - 610 range
SAT Critical Reading 580 average 540 - 620 range
ACT Composite 25 average 23 - 27 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

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.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,776 Undergraduate Student, U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. January 15th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $6,464 Undergraduate student,Eligible for Federal Pell Grant,Enrolled atleast half-time. January 15th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $5,469 U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. January 15th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,469 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time. January 15th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $5,469 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time. January 15th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan $19,274 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time, Should not have an adverse credit history. January 15th, 2019
Federal Nursing Faculty Loan $5,469 Students enrolled in an advanced education nursing program. January 15th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
NJ Tuition Aid Grant $10,518 NJ residents enrolled full time as an undergraduate. September 15th, 2018
NJ Educational Opportunity Fund Grant $10,518 NJ residents from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds enrolled at an NJ college September 15th, 2018

Data Source: http://online.shu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
SHU Need-Based Grant $20,805 Undergraduate students enrolled at least 12credit hours, Demonstrated financial need. March 1st, 2019
Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Alumni Scholarship $5,000 Incoming freshman and incoming transfers who are the children, grandchildren or siblings of alumni. January 15th, 2019
Chicago Alumni Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Minimum of at least a 3.0 GPA and an 1170 SAT (new) or 23 ACT. January 15th, 2019
Dan Barney Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Minimum of at least a 3.0 GPA and an 1170 SAT (new) or 23 ACT. January 15th, 2019
Joseph W. Cardinal Tobin Scholarship $2,500 Pell-eligible, first-generation, incoming freshmen attending a Catholic high school in the Archdiocese of Newark January 15th, 2019
Forensics, Speech and Debate Scholarship $8,000 Incoming freshman and incoming transfers who will participate in Seton Hall's Brownson Speech and Debate Team. January 15th, 2019
Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship $6,500 Incoming freshman and incoming international freshmen who have outstanding academic records. January 15th, 2019
Murray Scholarship $3,000 Incoming freshman and incoming international freshmen with outstanding records of academic achievement. January 15th, 2019

Data Source: http://online.shu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Yellow Ribbon Program $21,371 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Post 9/11 GI Bill $21,371 Individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001. Honorably discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. Varies
ROTC Scholarship Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. Satisfactory academic progress. Varies

Data Source: http://online.shu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $19,877
$30,001 - $48,000 $21,362
$48,001 - $75,000 $26,916
$75,001 - $110,000 $30,131
Over $110,000 $32,116

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 28% $4,677
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 98% $23,572
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 28% $5,302
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 98% $20,197
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 58% $10,050
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 56% $5,428
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 27,864
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 78 $16,226
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 39 $20,197
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 39 $12,254

Data Source: http://online.shu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Library

The university library is named as Walsh Library. The library strives to bring the excellence in the academic and individual work, enable inquiry, foster intellectual and respect for many points of view through students, faculty, and staff members focused services. 

  • Walsh Library has more than 2 million titles in various formats such as video, audio, images, and more. It also includes 200,000 journals, 500,000 print books, and more than 1 million e-books titles.

  • OCLC - Worldshare Management Services enables students to share and work across various member libraries. It includes information from many libraries across the world. Students have to log in their account in order to access the resources available.

  • Interlibrary loan services are available for students, faculty, staff, administrators, and members of the university. ILL helps students to access books, journals, research papers, and more that are not held in the university's library.

  • EasyBib is one of the university's citation tool that helps students, faculty, and staff members to store and manage the research papers, provides guides, and generate a complete bibliography from many sources. 

  • Zotero is another citation tool and a research management tool that can be used and accessed as a Firefox plug-in, or as software on student's computer.

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'.

FAQ's

  How much does Seton Hall University tuition cost?

Seton Hall University Undergraduate tuition fees (On-campus) are $38,400 for in-state students and $40,588 for out of state students.

  What is the federal school code?

The federal school code is 002632.

  What are the facilities available in University?

The facilities available in University is eLibrary and online students portal. It is military friendly and has the Yellow Ribbon Program.

  Is Seton Hall University accredited?

Yes, Seton Hall University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

  How much does the application form cost?

The application cost of the university is $55 for undergraduates and $75 for graduates.

  Does the university offer online programs?

Yes, Seton Hall University offers 20 online programs across 8 Majors.

  What is the graduation rate of the University?

The graduation rate of the University is 64%.

  Where Seton Hall University located?  

Seton Hall University is located 400 South Orange Ave South Orange, NJ ZIp Code - 07079.

  Is financial aid offered by the university?

Yes, University offers financial aid such as scholarships, grants, loans and work-study options.

  Is the university is a public type?

No, Seton Hall University (SHU) is a private not-for-profit, Roman Catholic institution.

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