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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