Seton Hall University (SHU)

South Orange, NJ

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Seton Hall University

Seton Hall University

Seton Hall University Student Essentials

Seton Hall University Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Pirates
Website: www.shu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
In-State Tuition: $37,266
Out-of-State Tuition: $37,266
Retention Rate: 84%
Enrollment: 5,500
Year Established: 1856

About SHU

For a diverse yet unified educational experience at one of the oldest and largest American Roman Catholic institutes of higher learning, Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, delivers.

The university was founded by James Roosevelt Bayley, the first Bishop of Newark. To honor its commitment to Catholic values, the school stresses the importance of becoming involved with the community through the Division of Volunteer Efforts, aiding organizations like the American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, the New Jersey Special Olympics, and more.

While the university is predominantly Catholic, admissions do not require you to be, as the university welcomes those of all faiths and has a number of Muslim, Jewish, Protestant, and Buddhist students.

Seton Hall’s tradition of theological study is also rich. The school contains the Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology, which offers programs that cater to both seminarians studying for Catholic priesthood or lay students looking for an education in theology.

The school offers more than just theological studies, as students may receive degrees in over 60 majors, like Anthropology, Journalism and Public Relations, Modern Languages, and many more.

Academics also include offers master’s and doctoral programs through a broad range of categories like arts and sciences, education and human services, business, law, and more. The school offers 90+ academic programs.

Students must apply yearly for financial aid. Scholarships are offered to eligible students just by applying to the school. Other forms of aid available include a number of federal loans, like PLUS, Stafford, and alternative student loans.

SHU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 3.5 of 5 Stars 5 Reviews

40% of students gave Seton Hall University 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

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Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

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I am a graduate student. I am unhappy with my overall experiences. I find the school to be unfriendly and the students are not helpful .


SHU Map & Location

Seton Hall University
400 S Orange Ave
South Orange, NJ 07079


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Getting Around SHU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for South Orange, NJ

Winter
Dec
42
26
Jan
37
20
Feb
41
22
Spring
Mar
49
29
Apr
61
39
May
71
49
Summer
Jun
80
58
Jul
85
63
Aug
83
62
Fall
Sep
76
53
Oct
64
42
Nov
54
35

SHU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 5,500
Freshman Class 1,139
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 5,500

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 14%
  • African American: 14%
  • Caucasian: 51%
  • Asian: 7%
  • Unknown and Other: 13%
Latino 14%
African American 14%
Caucasian 51%
Asian 7%
Unknown and Other 13%

Undergraduate 51%
Graduate 49%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 56%
Men 44%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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