Seton Hall University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$46,380
4.41% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$33,472
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.15%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
75.1%
25,731 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
9,623
77.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
71.7%
889 Graduates

About

Seton Hall University is a higher education institution located in Essex County, NJ. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Seton Hall University were Law (196 degrees awarded), Physical Therapy (38 degrees), and Nursing Practice (9 degrees).

In 2022, 2,827 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Seton Hall University. 58% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,577 degrees), 3.69 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (427 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Seton Hall University is $46,380, which is $16,230 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Seton Hall University is $46,380, which is $16,230 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $33,472.

In 2022, 95% of undergraduate students attending Seton Hall University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 47% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$46,380
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Seton Hall University was $46,380. The cost of tuition at Seton Hall University is $16,230 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$33,472
2022 Value
0.889%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Seton Hall University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $33,472. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Seton Hall University grew by 0.889%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,836
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Seton Hall University was of $15,836 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.05% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
47%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Seton Hall University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.06% with respect to 2021, when 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.15%
2019 Default Rate
23
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Seton Hall University was 1.15%, which represents 23 out of the 2006 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Seton Hall University received 25,731 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 9.88% annual growth. Out of those 25,731 applicants, 19,315 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.1% acceptance rate.

There were 9,623 students enrolled at Seton Hall University in 2022. 24% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Seton Hall University has an overall enrollment yield of 7.83%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
19,315
Accepted Out of 25,731

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Seton Hall University was 75.1% (19,315 admissions from 25,731 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 76.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 9.88%, while admissions grew by 7.66%..

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SAT Scores

24%
Submission Percentage (2022)
363
Scores Submitted (2022)

24% of enrolled first-time students at Seton Hall University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Seton Hall University had a total enrollment of 9,623 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Seton Hall University is 7,466 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,157. This means that 77.6% of students enrolled at Seton Hall University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Seton Hall University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51% White, 19.8% Hispanic or Latino, 10.9% Black or African American, 9.57% Asian, 3.48% Two or More Races, 0.114% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.114% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Seton Hall University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (23.6%), followed by White Female (23.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (36.7%), followed by White Male (24.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.49%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Seton Hall University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,623 students. The full-time enrollment at Seton Hall University is 7,466 and the part-time enrollment is 2,157. This means that 77.6% of students enrolled at Seton Hall University are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Seton Hall University was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Seton Hall University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,909 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,908 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    1,048 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Seton Hall University is 51% White, 19.8% Hispanic or Latino, 10.9% Black or African American, 9.57% Asian, 3.48% Two or More Races, 0.114% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.114% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 455 more women than men received degrees from Seton Hall University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Seton Hall University is white (1,577 degrees awarded). There were 3.69 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (427 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Seton Hall University is Law (196 degrees awarded), followed by Physical Therapy (38 degrees) and Nursing Practice (9 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Seton Hall University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (282 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (37 degrees), and Theology (30 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Seton Hall University are Physicians (416,311 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (372,614 people), Other managers (317,455 people), Postsecondary teachers (211,431 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (173,793 people).

The most specialized majors at Seton Hall University in 2022 are Legal (282 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (37 degrees), Theology (30 degrees), Social Sciences (205 degrees), and Biology (184 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Seton Hall University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Seton Hall University are Legal (282 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (37 degrees), Theology (30 degrees), Social Sciences (205 degrees), and Biology (184 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Seton Hall University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (551,890 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (489,342 people), Elementary & secondary schools (427,552 people), Legal services (304,163 people), and Computer Systems Design (226,389 people).

The most specialized majors at Seton Hall University are Legal (282 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (37 degrees), Theology (30 degrees), Social Sciences (205 degrees), and Biology (184 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
  1. 163 degrees awarded
  2. 161 degrees awarded
  3. 124 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Seton Hall University was General Biological Sciences with 163 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,186
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,641
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,186 degrees were awarded to men at Seton Hall University, which is 0.723 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,641).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 126 degrees were awarded to men at Seton Hall University in General Finance, which is 3.6 times more than the 35 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 112 degrees were awarded to men at Seton Hall University in General Biological Sciences, which is 2.04 times more than the 55 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

65%
100% Completion Time
72%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 65% of students graduating from Seton Hall University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Seton Hall University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.49% of graduates (31 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,577 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    427 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    228 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Seton Hall University is white (1,577 degrees awarded). There were 3.69 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (427 degrees).

6.15% of degree recipients (174 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    865 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    712 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    250 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Seton Hall University is white female (865 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (712 degrees).

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Operations

Seton Hall University has an endowment valued at nearly $318M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−10.8%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Seton Hall University had a total salary expenditure of 316M. Seton Hall University employs 142 Associate professors, 116 Professors and 83 No academic ranks. Most academics at Seton Hall University are Male Associate professor (77), Male Professor (67), and Female Associate professor (65).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Seton Hall University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 165 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 132 employees, and Management with 131 employees.

Endowment

$318M
2022 Endowment
5.47%
decline from 2021

Seton Hall University has an endowment valued at about $318M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Seton Hall University declined 5.47% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $54.9M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$128M
2022 Salaries
3.08%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Seton Hall University paid a median of $128M in salaries, which represents 40.5% of their overall expenditure ($316M) and a 3.08% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$47.8M
Instructional Salaries
455
Number of Employees

In 2022, Seton Hall University paid a total of $47.8M to 455 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
142 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
165 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Seton Hall University were Associate professor with 142 employees, Professor with 116 employees, and No academic rank with 83 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Seton Hall University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 165 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 132 employees, and Management with 131 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Seton Hall University was Male Associate professor with 77 employees, Male Professor with 67 employees, and Female Associate professor with 65 employees.

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