Seton Hall

Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

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• Private
• Religiously affiliated – Catholic
• Undergraduate enrollment – 5,839
• Admit rate – 79%
• Financial Aid forms required – FAFSA
• Retention rate – 85%
• Mid 50% SAT/ACT range – 500-620/22-27
• Student to faculty ratio – 13:1
• 81% of students involved in internships
• 80% of freshman live on campus, 50% of all undergraduates
• Students from 50 states and 70 countries
• Over 90 programs
• Very community oriented
• Not required to attend any religious events
• 2 courses required – Ethics, religions of the world
• Freshman Studies Program – Helps with the transition to college life, and assigned a mentor to partner with you
• Will receive a Thinkpad/laptop when you arrive, junior year receive a replacement laptop that you can keep after graduation
• Caring community
• Foster the servant/leader environment
• Stillman School of Business – Mock trading room, Bloomberg terminals, 100% admit rate to graduate school
• Business Leadership Program – Have to be accepted into it, mentored by CEO’s and senior executives, separate application once accepted into Stillman and interview process, around 25-28 students per year from 250-300 applicants, can also apply after your freshman 1st semester, specific non credit courses associated with it, experiential learning, junior year complete a mentoring project, study abroad opportunities
• South Orange and surrounding areas to the left are beautiful. Came in through Newark but then the area changed for the positive, 14 miles from NYC
• School of Diplomacy and International Relations – Alliance with United Nations, Washington DC semester, required to take 15 credits of a foreign language, 100% required to participate in an internship, 100% admit rate to graduate school
• Opening their medical school (Campus 20 minutes away), helpful to health sciences majors, nursing, PT, Athletic Training, taking courses and clinicals there in partnership with Hackensack Hospital
• 3+3 Program for Law into their Law School, Also Diplomacy and International Relations (3+3 Program), Law School approx. 20 minutes from main campus
• College of Communication and the Arts – Train into NY is within 30 minutes, wealth of internships available in NY, graphic design, interactive and advertising design journalism, broadcasting (Visual and Sound Media),plenty of hands on learning
• Sports Media major – Sports Illustrated personnel working with students and practical work
• Average class size is 21
• Direct admit into nursing
• College of Education and Human Services, 100% employment and admit rate to graduate school, offers speech language pathology
• Apply to a specific school – But not difficult to transfer to another school within the university
• 2 Advisors dedicated to work with students who are undecided
• Priest has a residence in each dorm
• Can Interview – More informative, if waitlisted, benefit to interview
• Take into consideration demonstrated interest
• Cross over schools – Fordham, Rutgers, Univ of Delaware, Quinnipiac, American
• 45% of students from all over the country, 15-20% commenter population
• Athletic Training – 3+2 Program leading to an MS in AT
• Occupational Therapy – 3+3
• 26 Greek organizations
• Div 1 athletics , also have club and intramural sports, 50% of students participate in club or intramural sports
• 6 residence halls and 2 apartment buildings
• Public Tuition rate guaranteed – Top 10% of class, specific SAT/ACT scores

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