Consult with Seton Hill University's admissions department for more information on applying.
Students who apply to Seton Hill University for fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than September 1.
Here is an overiew of some of Seton Hill University's admissions stats.
|Seton Hill University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Mean SAT Score||1100|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||57%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||12%|
These are the application deadlines for Seton Hill University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||August 15||September 1|
Seton Hill University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into Seton Hill University is moderately difficult. Seton Hill University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Seton Hill University accepted 74% of students, about 1,981 from the 2,684 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Seton Hill University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to physician assistant program is program very difficult.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Seton Hill University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.
What does Seton Hill University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
Make sure to check with Seton Hill University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Seton Hill University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Seton Hill University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Other Requirements||√||portfolio for art, audition for music and theatre|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Seton Hill University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7. Seton Hill University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Seton Hill University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Seton Hill University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 57% of Seton Hill University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 12% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Seton Hill University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1080 and 1230 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Seton Hill University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1230 and 25% of scored lower than 1080, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Seton Hill University student is 1100.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Seton Hill University students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Seton Hill University students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.
To be most competitive at Seton Hill University, you should strive to earn between 23 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Seton Hill University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Seton Hill University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Seton Hill University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 15.
Transfer students can enroll in Seton Hill University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Seton Hill University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Seton Hill University.
Does Seton Hill University accept transfer credits?
✅ Seton Hill University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does Seton Hill University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Seton Hill University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Seton Hill University?
✅ Seton Hill University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Seton Hill University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Seton Hill University is 74%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Seton Hill University?
❌ Seton Hill University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Seton Hill University? Seton Hill University is a somewhat selective institution. The Seton Hill University acceptance rate is 74%. This means that the institution accepts 73 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Seton Hill University is Aug 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Seton Hill University is Aug 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
27 and Above
23 to 27
23 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Seton Hill University is 23. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Seton Hill University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 23 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1230 and Above
1080 to 1230
1080 and Less
The median SAT score for Seton Hill University students is 1100. Applicants with SAT scores of 1230 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Seton Hill University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1080 to 1230 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1080 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Seton Hill University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Seton Hill University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.74. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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