About Seton Hall

Fast Facts

 

History:

  • Founded: 1856 by Bishop James Roosevelt Bayley
  • Namesake: Elizabeth Ann Seton, first American-born saint 
  • Affiliation: Catholic, oldest U.S. diocesan university, under the Archdiocese of Newark
  • Location: South Orange, New Jersey, suburban setting 30 minutes from NYC

Enrollment:

Undergraduate enrollment: 5,500

  • 59% female/41% male
  • 42% diversity rate
  • 70 countries represented
  • 80% of freshmen live on campus

Graduate enrollment: 4,300

Freshman Profile:

  • Unweighted GPA average: 3.4
  • SAT average (CR&M): 1125
  • ACT average: 25

Application Deadlines:

Freshmen Application Deadlines:

  • Early Action I: November 15
  • Early Action II: December 15
  • Preferred Deadline: February 1
  • Regular Decision: March 1
  • Complete FAFSA by March 1

Transfer Deadlines:

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 1

Undergraduate Admissions

Contact Info:

Office of Admissions
Seton Hall University
400 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ 07079
1-800-THE-HALL (843-4255)
(973) 313-6146
Fax: (973) 275-2321

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Faculty and Academics:

  • Programs: 90+
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Freshman English classes: 15 students
  • Student to faculty ratio: 14:1
  • Students in internships: 75%
  • Employment Rate: 84% (About 20% higher than the national average)

Undergraduate Financial Aid:

  • Seton Hall dollars given to students each year: $75 million
  • Students receiving financial aid: 97%
  • Athletic scholarships available: Yes
  • Tuition and Fees »

Student Life And Activities:

  • 14 NCAA Division I Varsity Sports
  • BIG EAST Conference
  • Intramurals and Club Sports: 25+
  • Student organizations: 130+
  • Greek Societies: 22
  • 40,000 hours of community service performed annually

Important Codes:

  • SAT: 2811
  • ACT: 2606
  • FAFSA: 002632

 
 
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