Seton Hall University

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General Information

Admission Office

400 South Orange Avenue

South Orange, NJ 07079-2680

(973) 761-9332

(800) 843-4255

Fax: (973) 275-2040



Contact: Peter Nacy

Assistant Vice President for Admissions
Main Address

400 South Orange Avenue

South Orange, NJ 07079

(973) 761-9000

www.shu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 5,264

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,219

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,963

Graduate enrollment: 3,191

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $55

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 73%

Percent students who return sophomore year: 85%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
Asian Studies B
Latin American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music History/Literature B
Theater Arts Management B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Information Resources Management B
Labor/Personnel Relations B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Public Relations B
Radio/Television B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
Italian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Christian Studies B
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious Education B
Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Seton Hall University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (973) 761-9000
Website: www.shu.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://app.shuadmissions.org
Address: 400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079-2697
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 10,162
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 64%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 7,913 (78% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $42,170
Out-of-state Tuition: $42,170
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $25,114

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Seton Hall University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Seton Hall University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 31
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 221
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 83
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 52
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 1452
English Language and Literature/Letters 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 5
Health Professions and Related Programs 11132
History 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Legal Professions and Studies 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 31
Physical Sciences 211
Psychology 2121
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 13
Social Sciences 51
Theology and Religious Vocations 14
Visual and Performing Arts 6
Grand total 458447

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Seton Hall University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $42,170
Out-of-state $42,170
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $23,422
Out-of-state $23,422

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,435 98%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,423 98% $25,114
Student loan aid 832 57% $10,936

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,298 89% $24,185
Federal student loans 3,047 51% $6,816

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Seton Hall University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Seton Hall University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 19,260 8,447 10,813
Percent admitted 100% 74% 68%
Percent admitted who enrolled 8% 9% 7%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Seton Hall University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 10,162
Undergraduate enrollment 6,136
Graduate enrollment 4,026

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Seton Hall University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
    • Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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