#3 Best Private Colleges in New Jersey

Seton Hall University

South Orange, New Jersey

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Student Population
Seton Hall University overview
Location South Orange, New Jersey
Online shu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Seton Hall University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in South Orange, New Jersey, Seton Hall University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 19,757 prospective students applied, and 14,548 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,631 enrolled in the school.  7,589 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,573 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $41,460 plus fees of $2,320. Seton Hall University is ranked 213 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Seton Hall University is rated within the top 32% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1150/1330
ACT 24/29
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Mar 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $55

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Seton Hall University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,320
Room and Board $15,222
Budget for Other Expenses$3,000
Total One Year Cost$63,002

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$62,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
66% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Seton Hall University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Health Professions 12%
Social Sciences 11%
Education 7%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 7%

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