Seton Hall University is a nonprofit private university that has many majors and degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in South Orange, New Jersey, in a predominantly suburban area. The Roman Catholic affiliation at the school is an important part of the history, education and curriculum that defines the school. Approximately 9,800 students are enrolled per year at SHU.
Here is a list of some of the popular programs SHU offers:
- Legal Professions And Studies
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Social Sciences
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
The admissions process will include the submission of an application, student records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions staff. The majority of students accepted to SHU have an SAT score between 1450 - 1770, or an ACT score within the range of 21 - 26. This school admits about 90% of applicants annually. Of those students accepted, nearly 18% of students enrolled. More information regarding admissions can be found here.
The cost of tuition is approximately $37,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and therefore students should use the school's tuition calculator to identify their cost of attendance. Housing is available for students and costs about $8,800 annually. Some students at SHU may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally offered in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The SHU Pirates participate in several athletic programs, within the NCAA organization. Athletic programs available may include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
- Basketball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
- Golf (NCAA Division I-AAA)
- Soccer (NCAA Division I-AAA)
- Softball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
For a complete list of programs offered, enrollment information, student services, and more, please take a look at the school's website at www.shu.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give an overview of the candidates Seton Hall University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Seton Hall University has a total student population of about 9,800, with undergraduate students making up about 62% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $40,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- For part-time students, charges are between $1,100-$1,300 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||98%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||98%||$22,476|
|Receiving Student Loans||63%||$10,774|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Seton Hall University may provide services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
Seton Hall University has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 64%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||50%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||11%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||3%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Counseling Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
- Law Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) Program
- Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program
- Speech-Language Pathology Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- Theology (Ministry) Program
Seton Hall University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AAA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Big East Conference)
- Basketball (Big East Conference)
- Swimming and Diving
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Seton Hall University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Seton Hall University for official up-to-date information.