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Seton Hall University

Seton Hall University

+1 973-761-9000

400 S Orange Ave South Orange, NJ USA 7079

Seton Hall University was named for Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton who helped drive Catholic education in the United States. The university was founded in 1856 by James Roosevelt Bayley in South Orange, New Jersey. Catholic values and traditions continue to shape the community and experience at Seton Hall to this day.

Students at Seton Hall University represent 48 countries and 47 states across the U.S. The average first year retention rate is 83% and the average international student retention rate is 66%. 3% of the student body are international students, 40% are minorities, and 54% are women.

Students have an average GPA of 3.58, an average SAT score of 1,231, and an average ACT score of 27.

The average class size at Seton Hall is just 22. Further, there is a 14 to 1 student-faculty ratio, providing an intimate experience for students.

From fall 2021 to fall 2026, test scores are not a required part of the admission cycle. That said, students are welcome to submit test scores if they believe it will aid their chances of acceptance. The acceptance rate is 78%.

Tuition at Seton Hall is $46,880 for all students. More than 130 million dollars in aid is awarded to students each year. An impressive 98% of all students are provided some form of aid.

Seton Hall offers 90 different undergraduate majors. There is also an Honors Program on campus which focuses on interdisciplinary education. Honors students work toward completing a senior Honors thesis.

Out of the classroom, there are more than 150 student organizations and 22 Greek organizations to join. There are a total of 5,822 undergraduates in the student body and 3,901 graduate students.

81% of all students participate in an internship while they are enrolled. There have been more than 17,000 internship opportunities for Seton Hall students.

Mid-career earnings from graduates of Seton Hall University are 50% higher than the national average at $56,500. Further, the overall employment rate of graduates is 95%. The graduation rate at Seton Hall is 70%.

Seton Hall University is located on a 58-acre campus in South Orange, New Jersey. Just 14 miles from New York City, New York, there are plenty of professional opportunities to explore and activities to experience outside of the classroom.

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