Seton Hall University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$38,400

3.5% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$28,700

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

3.85%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

73.2%

16,719 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

9,801

74.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

67.1%

662 Graduates

About

Seton Hall University is a higher education institution located in Essex County, NJ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Seton Hall University were Registered Nursing (209 degrees awarded), Humanistic Studies (159 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (142 degrees).

In 2017, 2,978 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Seton Hall University. 59.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,517 degrees), 3.75 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (405 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Seton Hall University is $38,400, which is $11,900 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Seton Hall University is $38,400, which is $11,900 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,700.

In 2017, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 52% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$38,400

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Seton Hall University was $38,400. The cost of tuition at Seton Hall University is $11,900 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$28,700

2017 Value

3%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Seton Hall University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,700. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Seton Hall University grew by 3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,108

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Seton Hall University was of $13,108 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.85% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Seton Hall University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.15% with respect to 2016, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.85%

2016 Default Rate

75

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Seton Hall University was 3.85%, which represents 75 out of the 1948 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Seton Hall University received 16,719 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 8.37% annual growth. Out of those 16,719 applicants, 12,232 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.2% acceptance rate.

There were 9,801 students enrolled at Seton Hall University in 2017, and 79% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Seton Hall University has an overall enrollment yield of 11.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

12,232

Accepted Out of 16,719

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Seton Hall University was 73.2% (12,232 admissions from 16,719 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 66.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 8.37%, while admissions grew by 18.5%.

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SAT Scores

79%

Submission Percentage

1,149

Scores Submitted

79% of enrolled first-time students at Seton Hall University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Seton Hall University has a total enrollment of 9,801 students. The full-time enrollment at Seton Hall University is 7,265 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,536. This means that 74.1% of students enrolled at Seton Hall University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Seton Hall University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.7% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, 10.1% Black or African American, 8.81% Asian, 2.94% Two or More Races, 0.122% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0918% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Seton Hall University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (25.8%), followed by White Male (23.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.96%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (30.2%), followed by White Male (20.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.24%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Seton Hall University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,801 students. The full-time enrollment at Seton Hall University is 7,265 and the part-time enrollment is 2,536. This means that 74.1% of students enrolled at Seton Hall University are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%

2017 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 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Seton Hall University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,774

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,480

  3. Black or African American

    990

The enrolled student population at Seton Hall University is 48.7% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, 10.1% Black or African American, 8.81% Asian, 2.94% Two or More Races, 0.122% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0918% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 570 more women than men received degrees from Seton Hall University. The majority of degree recipients at Seton Hall University are white (1,517 degrees awarded). There were 3.75 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (405 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Seton Hall University is Registered Nursing (209 degrees awarded), followed by Humanistic Studies (159 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (142 degrees).

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 (223 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (44 degrees), and Theology (68 degrees).

Workforce

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 Other managers (120,987 people), Clergy (114,763 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (107,183 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (78,998 people), and Marketing managers (62,609 people).

The most specialized majors at Seton Hall University are Legal (223 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (44 degrees), Theology (68 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (21 degrees), and Communications (167 degrees).

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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, Sales managers, Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Seton Hall University are Legal (223 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (44 degrees), Theology (68 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (21 degrees), and Communications (167 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Seton Hall University are Elementary & secondary schools (202,151 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (166,539 people), Religious organizations (139,523 people), Computer Systems Design (94,078 people), and Advertising, public relations & related services (87,683 people).

The most specialized majors at Seton Hall University are Legal (223 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (44 degrees), Theology (68 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (21 degrees), and Communications (167 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 209 degrees awarded

  2. 159 degrees awarded

  3. 142 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Seton Hall University was Registered Nursing with 209 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,204

  2. 1,774

In 2017, 1,204 degrees were awarded to men at Seton Hall University, which is 0.679 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,774).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 86 degrees were awarded to men at Seton Hall University in Law, which is 1.07 times more than the 80 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 189 degrees were awarded to women at Seton Hall University in Registered Nursing, which is 9.45 times more than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

51%

100% Completion Time

63%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 51% of students graduating from Seton Hall University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Seton Hall University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 3.93% of graduates (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,517 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    405 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    329 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Seton Hall University is white (1,517 degrees awarded). There were 3.75 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (405 degrees).

10.4% of degree recipients (311 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    857 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    660 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    255 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Seton Hall University is white female (857 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (660 degrees).

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Operations

Seton Hall University has an endowment valued at nearly $251M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $33.6M (13.4%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Seton Hall University had a total salary expenditure of $273M. Seton Hall University employs 164 Associate professors, 107 Professors, and 105 Assistant professors. Most academics at Seton Hall University are Male Associate professors (87), Female Associate professors(77), and Male Professors (65).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Seton Hall University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 167 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 138 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 137 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$251M

2017 Endowment

6.02%

growth from 2016

Seton Hall University has an endowment valued at about $251M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Seton Hall University grew 6.02% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $35.5M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3M - Federal

  2. $2.78M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Seton Hall University received $3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.78M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$119M

2017 Salaries

3.41%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Seton Hall University paid a median of $119M in salaries, which represents 43.8% of their overall expenditure ($273M) and a 3.41% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.73% decline from 2015 and a 0.643% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$44M

Instructional Salaries

481

Number of Employees

In 2017, Seton Hall University paid a total of $44M to 481 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $25.2M (35.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

164 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

167 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Seton Hall University were Associate professor with 164 employees; Professor with 107 employees; and Professor with 105 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Seton Hall University were Office and Administrative Support with 167 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 138 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 137 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Seton Hall University was Male Associate professor with 87 employees, Female Associate professor with 77 employees, and Male Professor with 65 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Seton Hall University.

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