Seton Hall University Teaching Programs
Seton Hall University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in South Orange, New Jersey. South Orange is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.
Seton Hall University Rankings
Seton Hall landed the #47 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 545 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Seton Hall also holds the #3 spot on the Best Colleges in New Jersey ranking.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Seton Hall has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Seton Hall.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Seton Hall has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Seton Hall University?
Contact details for Seton Hall are given below.
|Address:||400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079-2697|
How Do I Get Into Seton Hall?
You can apply to Seton Hall online at: https://www.shu.edu/undergraduate-admissions/applying.cfm
Admission Requirements for Seton Hall
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Seton Hall?
Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 76%, and the acceptance rate for women is 71%.
Average Test Scores
About 79% of students accepted to Seton Hall submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 570 and 640. Math scores were between 570 and 640.
Can I Afford Seton Hall University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Seton Hall, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $10,936 a year. That adds up to $43,744 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Seton Hall is 3.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Seton Hall University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 4,117 graduate students at the school.
Of the 5,782 full-time undergraduates at Seton Hall, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Seton Hall University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||431|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,034|
New Jersey students aren't the only ones who study at Seton Hall University. At this time, 41 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 83 countries are represented at Seton Hall. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and India.
Online Learning at Seton Hall University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Seton Hall has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 6th most popular in New Jersey for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Seton Hall
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Seton Hall University was 21.0%. This is the #571 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Seton Hall regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Seton Hall ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Seton Hall.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services||#9|
|General Educational Leadership & Administration||#55|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Seton Hall University Teaching Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|General Educational Leadership & Administration||0||43||12||44||99|
|General Special Education||19||0||10||0||29|
|Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services||0||0||27||0||27|
|Higher Education/Higher Education Administration||0||0||0||17||17|
|Curriculum & Instruction||0||0||6||0||6|
|Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs||6||0||0||0||6|
|College Student Counseling & Personnel Services||0||0||4||0||4|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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- National Center for Education Statistics
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