Seton Hall University (SHU)

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South Orange, NJ

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Seton Hall University

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Seton Hall University Student Essentials

Seton Hall University Student Essentials Region: Setting: Type: Affiliation: Size: Mascot: Website: On-Campus Housing Available: In-State Tuition: Out-of-State Tuition: Retention Rate: Enrollment: Year Established:
Large Town Setting
Roman Catholic
Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

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.

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SHU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 3.5 of 5 Stars 5 Reviews

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

2 reviews 0 reviews 2 reviews 1 review 0 reviews

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating

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 .

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SHU Map & Location

Seton Hall University

400 S Orange Ave

South Orange, NJ 07079

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Getting Around SHU


Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10 walk


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 Freshman Class Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 14%
  • African American: 14%
  • Caucasian: 51%
  • Asian: 7%
  • Unknown and Other: 13%
]]> Latino African American Caucasian Asian Unknown and Other
Undergraduate 51% Graduate 49% Full-Time 100% Part-Time 0% Women 56% Men 44% International 3% Domestic 97%

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