Seton Hall University

South Orange, New Jersey
4-year Private university


Seton Hall University is a private institution established in 1856 with a suburban setting located in South Orange. It is ranked 151 among National Universities in the 2024 edition of Best Colleges It practices a semester-based academic calendar.

#151 in National Universities
Location South Orange, New Jersey
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1856
Selectivity Very Low
Size Medium
6,012 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Health Profession
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program


Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $51,370
Outstate Tuition Fee $51,370
Room and Board Fees $17,350
$48,470 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


75% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$65 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.7 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

79 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, DET Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

English is your native language or if you have been in an English-speaking country for three or more years

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Action Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$ Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$-- Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $--
--% Students with need received Financial Aid
--% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

University Scholarship
Total Worth $4,000 - $20,000, renewable
Eligibility Incoming freshmen and incoming international freshmen
Minimum Criteria Based on your academic achievements
Requirement for maintenance minimum 3.0 GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Catholic High School Achievement Award
Total Worth $2,000 per year
Eligibility Incoming freshmen attending Catholic high schools
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline January 15

Other Scholarships

Seton Hall Bethany Scholarships
Total Worth $2,000 annually
Details This award is given on a first-come, first-served basis. Students should file the FAFSA and application for admission by November 15 for maximum consideration.


6,012 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Medium
85% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
66% Students graduate within 6 years