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Seton Hall University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

South Orange, NJ

$44,420

Avg tuition

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About Seton Hall University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Seton Hall University is a medium-sized private university located on a suburban campus in South Orange, New Jersey. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,063, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 77%. The university offers 58 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 72%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for students are $44,420.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

77% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

83% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

72% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Recommended

Letter of recommendation Required

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Required

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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ACT 25th-75th Percentile 26-32

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1200-1370

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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10k

Students enrolled

23%

Online student enrollment

15:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

52%

Hispanic

18%

Black

10%

Asian

9%

Unknown

4%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

57%

Socio-economic diversity

26% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

24

Total Online Enrollment

2,233

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

81% On-campus

19% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 75% online

Master's Check Bold 37% online

Doctorate Check Bold 9% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $44,420 $44,420
Graduate $25,218 $25,218

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $15,836
On-campus other expenses $3,000
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $15,836
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $3,700
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $3,700

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $64,256 $64,256
Off-campus without family $64,956 $64,956
Off-campus with family $49,120 $49,120

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

28%

State Grant Aid

20%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

26%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $8,520
State Grant Aid $10,824
Institution Grant Aid $24,598
Pell Grant Aid $5,404

Financial Outlook

$23k

Average student debt after graduation

$48k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division I without football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track Field Xcountry
  • Volleyball
  • Baseball
  • Basketball

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies

BA

MA

DOC

2

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies

BA

MA

DOC

3

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC