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Seton Hill University

1 Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA

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Seton Hill University is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Greensburg, PA, which is a predominantly suburban area.

The university's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. Enrollment at Seton Hill University is nearly two thousand yearly.

Students may choose from many areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • English Language And Literature
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • History
  • Education

The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, transcripts, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. A SAT or ACT exam is required prior to applying, with scores within the range of 1340 to 1680 on the SAT and between 19 to 26 on the ACT is common among students admitted to this school. Roughly 70% of all students that applied were accepted at this school, with 27% of those admitted choosing to enroll.  Detailed admissions information can be found by reaching out to the school or by requesting information here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $31,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons and as such students should use the school's net price calculator to identify total cost to attend as both an undergraduate and graduate student. Students at Seton Hill University may qualify for aid which is typically scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Seton Hill University "Griffins" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs offered include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division II)
  • Football (NCAA Division II)

Students can visit the Seton Hill University website to see a complete list of academic programs offered, admissions information, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the students Seton Hill 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
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Seton Hill University is around 2,400 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 17% enrolling as graduate students and 83% as undergraduate students.

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

  • The estimated tuition range is around $31,000-$38,000 per year
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $840 to $1,000 per unit
  • The estimated cost for on campus housing and meals is around $13,000, which includes nineteen meals provided every week

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$21,273
Receiving Student Loans81%$9,511
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Seton Hill University may provide services to students like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

Seton Hill University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 61%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years45%
Graduating in 5 Years15%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Coordinated Dietetics Program
    • * Accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (since 1979)
  • Music Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1948)
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Program
    • * Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 2013)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Seton Hill University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Equestrian
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Programs Offered

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 Hill 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

Education

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

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 Hill University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
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STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
14:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$18,848