If you are planning on applying to Seton Hall University, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is February 1 and the application fee is $55.
Here's an overiew of some of Seton Hall University's admissions stats.
|Seton Hall University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||22%|
|Mean SAT Score||1290|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||17%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||5%|
These are the application deadlines for Seton Hall University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||November 15||December 30|
|Regular Decision||Yes||February 1||––|
Seton Hall University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 15. Seton Hall University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 30.
➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is moderately difficult to get into Seton Hall University. Seton Hall University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, Seton Hall University accepted 77% of all applicants, approximately 17,940 from the 23,417 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Seton Hall 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 dual degree physical therapy, business programs is program very difficult.
For applicants who are non-residents, getting into Seton Hall University is moderately difficult.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Seton Hall University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling 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 put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.
Wondering what factors are considered by Seton Hall University 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|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Seton Hall University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Seton Hall University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Seton Hall University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3||3|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Other Requirements||√||counselor report|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Seton Hall University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 19% submitted a class rank. At Seton Hall University 22% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 52% were in the top 25% and 81% were in the top 50%.
At Seton Hall University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||24%|
|3.50 and 3.74||28%|
|3.25 and 3.49||17%|
|3.00 and 3.24||8%|
|2.50 and 2.9||4%|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Seton Hall University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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 Hall University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Seton Hall University has 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, 17% of Seton Hall University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 5% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Seton Hall University applicants, you should aim to earn between 1220 and 1350 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Seton Hall University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1350 and 25% of scored lower than 1220, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Seton Hall University student is 1290.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Seton Hall University students scored 690 or higher and 75% of students scored 600 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Seton Hall University students scored 680 or higher, and 75% scored a 600 or higher.
To be most competitive at Seton Hall University, you should strive to earn between 26 and 32 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 32 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Seton Hall University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 32, and three out of four students scored lower than 32 on the ACT.
A 26 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Seton Hall University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 26.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Seton Hall University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Seton Hall University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Seton Hall University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Seton Hall University.
Does Seton Hall University accept transfer credits?
✅ Seton Hall University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Seton Hall University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Does Seton Hall University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Seton Hall University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Seton Hall University?
❌ No, Seton Hall University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Seton Hall University's acceptance rate?
✅ Seton Hall University's acceptance rate is 77%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Seton Hall University?
❌ Seton Hall University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Seton Hall University? Seton Hall University is a somewhat selective institution. The Seton Hall University acceptance rate is 77%. This means that the institution accepts 76 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
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.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
32 and Above
26 to 32
26 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Seton Hall University is 29. Students with an ACT score of 32 and above have a good chance of getting into Seton Hall University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 26 and 32 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 26 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1350 and Above
1220 to 1350
1220 and Less
The median SAT score for Seton Hall University students is 1290. Applicants with SAT scores of 1350 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Seton Hall University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1220 to 1350 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1220 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Seton Hall University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Seton Hall University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.64. 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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