#4 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

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 23,417 prospective students applied, and 17,940 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,688 enrolled in the school.  7,652 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,229 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $44,420 plus fees of $2,460. Seton Hall University is ranked 205 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Seton Hall University is rated within the top 31% 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
Very High
Seton Hall University overview
SAT 1200/1370
ACT 26/32
GPA 3.64
Applications Accepted
Seton Hall University overview
Applications Due Mar 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very 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$2,460
Room and Board $15,836
Budget for Other Expenses$3,000
Total One Year Cost$66,716

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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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