Seton Hall University

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US College Rankings 2020
400 South Orange Avenue, South Orange, New Jersey, 07079, United States

About Seton Hall University

One of America’s leading Catholic universities, Seton Hall University has been developing students in mind, heart and spirit since 1856. Home to nearly 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, Seton Hal’s academic excellence has been singled out for distinction by The Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report and Bloomberg Business.

Seton Hall, which embraces students of all religions, prepares its graduates to be exemplary servant leaders and global citizens. In recent years, the University has achieved extraordinary success. Since 2009, the University has seen record-breaking undergraduate enrollment growth in addition to an impressive 103-point increase in the average SAT scores of incoming freshmen.

In the past decade, Seton Hall students and alumni have been awarded more than 20 Fulbright Scholarships as well as other prestigious academic honors including a Rhodes Scholar. In the past five years, the University has invested more than $134 million in new campus buildings and renovations. And in 2015, Seton Hall launched a new School of Medicine as well as a new College of Communication and the Arts.

At Seton Hall, professionaladvancement is fostered through a worldwide alumni network and extensive career resources. Programs can be pursued full- or part-time either on campus, online or at convenient sites throughout New Jersey. Evening, weekend and accelerated summer programs also are available.

Undergraduate Programs:

Seton Hall offers more than 90 rigorous undergraduate academic programs and provides a nurturing, caring and supportive academic community which fosters the intellectual, emotional and spiritual growth of our students. We believe in empowering all students to discover their unique calling right from the start. Personal attention is a hallmark of a Seton Hall education. We pride ourselves on small classes and dedicated faculty members who know more than just your name.

Graduate Programs:

Seton Hall offers more than 120 graduate programs – many of which are nationally recognized for their academic excellence. Graduate students study with world-class faculty, receive personalized attention, and have access to a wide array of master’s, doctoral and certificate programs. 

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Why choose Seton Hall?

Prime Location: 

The University’s beautiful main campus is located in suburban South Orange, New Jersey, and is only 14 miles from New York City – offering its students a wealth of employment, internship, cultural and entertainment opportunities. Seton Hall’s nationally recognized School of Law is prominently located in nearby downtown Newark, New Jersey.

Extensive Job and Internship Opportunities:

International Business Times has named Seton Hall as one of the Top 5 colleges in the nation for internships and the University’s post-graduation employment rates is 20 percent higher than the national average.

Diverse Student Body: 

Seton Hall University attracts students from every corner of the United States and from more than 70 countries around the world. Nearly 40 percent of our undergraduates identify themselves as students of color.  We celebrate a diverse tapestry of ideas and perspectives that enriches the dialogue and academic discussion in the classroom. We are proud that our diversity stimulates innovative teaching and learning, and believe that it prepares our students to live and work in a global society.

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Key statistics

  • $40,588
    Out-of-state Tuition and Fees
  • $55,800
    Salary after 10 years
  • $13,502
    On-campus Room and Board
Based on data collected for the (1) 2020 US Rankings