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Colleges / Seton Hall University

Seton Hall University

South Orange, NJ 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate75%

About Seton Hall University

Seton Hall University is a private, religious university in the suburb of South Orange, New Jersey. Seton Hall University was founded in 1856. The university enrolls around 9,623 students a year, including 6,012 undergraduate students.

Seton Hall University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Seton Hall University. In 2022, Seton Hall University accepted 75% of applicants. In 2022, 25,732 students applied to Seton Hall University and 19,315 were admitted.

Seton Hall University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 75%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 24%

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Seton Hall University is located in the town of South Orange, New Jersey, near New York City.

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College Info

400 South Orange Avenue South Orange, NJ 07079-2697

Campus Setting: Suburban

Seton Hall University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Seton Hall University is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Seton Hall University is Aug 1.

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Seton Hall University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1240 - 1380


Math SAT Range

610 - 690


Reading SAT Range

620 - 700

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Seton Hall University students is 1310. Applicants with SAT scores of 1380 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Seton Hall University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1240 to 1380 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1240 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Seton Hall University.

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Wondering what life at Seton Hall University is like? There are approximately 9,623 students enrolled at Seton Hall University, including 6,012 undergraduate students and 3,611 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 76% percent are from NJ and 24% percent of students are from other states.


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