Seton Hill University

Greensburg, Pennsylvania
4-year Private university


Seton Hill University is a private institution established in 1883 with a suburban setting located at Greensburg. It is ranked 39 in Regional Universities North in the 2024 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $41,414. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,630. It practices a semester-based academic calendar.

#39 in Regional Universities North
Location Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1883
Selectivity Very Low
Size Small
1,630 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • 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
  • 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


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $41,414
Outstate Tuition Fee $41,414
Room and Board Fees $13,696
$35,695 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


78% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$0 Application Fee
-- Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Optional
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Considered
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
Other Applications Accepted Paper

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 a native language

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$32,138 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$27,943 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $57,774
80% Students with need received Financial Aid
19.5% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted --

Merit Scholarships

Full-tuition scholarships (Seton Scholars)
Total Worth Full-tuition
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
Elizabeth Ann Seton Scholarship
Total Worth cost of tuition
Eligibility students must be a first-time freshman, Pennsylvania resident
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Undergraduate International Merit Scholarship
Total Worth Up to $26,000 USD per year for four years.
Eligibility International Student
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Alumni Grant
Total Worth 2,000 per year
Details hese awards are provided to any full-time student with a parent that graduated from Seton Hill University. Renewable.
Athletic Scholarships
Total Worth --
Details Seton Hill, a member of the NCAA Division II, awards athletic scholarships to eligible incoming students based on their athletic ability, an evaluation at open tryouts and recommendations from high school coaches. Athletic aid is offered to qualified women who participate in basketball, cross country, equestrian, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, and volleyball and to qualified men who participate in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, lacrosse, soccer, track and field, and wrestling. Tryouts are held throughout the year.


1,630 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
84% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
58% Students graduate within 6 years