Seton Hall University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$37,100

3.23% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$27,864

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.09%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

66.9%

15,427 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

9,836

72.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

64.1%

834 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 (201 degrees awarded), Humanistic Studies (133 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (126 degrees).

In 2016, 2,861 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Seton Hall University. 59.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,505 degrees), 4.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (374 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Seton Hall University is $37,100, which is $11,244 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Seton Hall University is $37,100, which is $11,244 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,864.

In 2016, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 54% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$37,100

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Seton Hall University was $37,100. The cost of tuition at Seton Hall University is $11,244 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$27,864

2016 Value

1.68%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Seton Hall University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,864. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Seton Hall University grew by 1.68%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,622

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Seton Hall University was of $12,622 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Seton Hall University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.16% with respect to 2015, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.09%

2015 Default Rate

70

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Seton Hall University was 3.09%, which represents 70 out of the 2268 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 15,427 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 9.35% annual growth. Out of those 15,427 applicants, 10,321 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.9% acceptance rate.

There were 9,836 students enrolled at Seton Hall University in 2016, and 84% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Seton Hall University has an overall enrollment yield of 12%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

10,321

Accepted Out of 15,427

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Seton Hall University was 66.9% (10,321 admissions from 15,427 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 76.2%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 9.35%, while admissions declined by -4.05%.

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SAT Scores

84%

Submission Percentage

1,041

Scores Submitted

84% of enrolled first-time students at Seton Hall University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Seton Hall University has a total enrollment of 9,836 students. The full-time enrollment at Seton Hall University is 7,170 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,666. This means that 72.9% of students enrolled at Seton Hall University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Seton Hall University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47% White, 14.2% Hispanic or Latino, 10.8% Black or African American, 8.12% Asian, 2.44% Two or More Races, 0.142% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.122% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Seton Hall University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (26.3%), followed by White Male (23.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (25.8%), followed by White Male (16.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.32%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Seton Hall University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,836 students. The full-time enrollment at Seton Hall University is 7,170 and the part-time enrollment is 2,666. This means that 72.9% of students enrolled at Seton Hall University are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%

2016 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

    4,626

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,394

  3. Black or African American

    1,062

The enrolled student population at Seton Hall University is 47% White, 14.2% Hispanic or Latino, 10.8% Black or African American, 8.12% Asian, 2.44% Two or More Races, 0.142% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.122% 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 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2016, 557 more women than men received degrees from Seton Hall University. The majority of degree recipients at Seton Hall University are white (1,505 degrees awarded). There were 4.02 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (374 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Seton Hall University is Registered Nursing (201 degrees awarded), followed by Humanistic Studies (133 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (126 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 (188 degrees awarded), Theology (84 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (32 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 Miscellaneous managers (176,976 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (160,428 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (154,868 people), Clergy (127,761 people), and Marketing & sales managers (100,999 people).

The most specialized majors at Seton Hall University are Legal (188 degrees awarded), Theology (84 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (32 degrees), Communications (172 degrees), and History (38 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Seton Hall University are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Seton Hall University are Legal (188 degrees awarded), Theology (84 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (32 degrees), Communications (172 degrees), and History (38 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 (305,339 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (221,285 people), Religious organizations (154,617 people), Legal services (149,504 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (106,975 people).

The most specialized majors at Seton Hall University are Legal (188 degrees awarded), Theology (84 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (32 degrees), Communications (172 degrees), and History (38 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 201 degrees awarded

  2. 133 degrees awarded

  3. 126 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Seton Hall University was Registered Nursing with 201 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,152

  2. 1,709

In 2016, 1,152 degrees were awarded to men at Seton Hall University, which is 0.674 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,709).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 90 degrees were awarded to men at Seton Hall University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.36 times more than the 66 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 179 degrees were awarded to women at Seton Hall University in Registered Nursing, which is 8.14 times more than the 22 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

56%

100% Completion Time

66%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 56% of students graduating from Seton Hall University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Seton Hall University is Female and Two or More Races (80% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 3.12% 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

    1,505 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    374 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    314 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Seton Hall University is white (1,505 degrees awarded). There were 4.02 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (374 degrees).

11% of degree recipients (314 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    865 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    640 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    242 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Seton Hall University is white female (865 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (640 degrees).

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Operations

Seton Hall University has an endowment valued at nearly $264M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $9.29M (3.52%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Seton Hall University had a total expenditure of $260M. Of that $260M, they spent $119M on salaries and $260M on benefits.

Seton Hall University employs 163 Associate professors, 110 Professors, and 101 Assistant professors. Most academics at Seton Hall University are Male Associate professors (87), Female Associate professors(76), and Male Professors (66).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Seton Hall University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 174 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 141 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 132 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$264M

2015 Endowment

1.76%

decline from 2014

Seton Hall University has an endowment valued at about $264M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Seton Hall University declined 1.76% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7M 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. $3.37M - Federal

  2. $5.45M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Seton Hall University received $3.37M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.45M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$119M

Salary Expenditure

$260M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Seton Hall University had a total expenditure of $260M. Of that $260M, they spent $119M on salaries and $260M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$119M

2015 Salaries

0.643%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Seton Hall University paid a median of $119M in salaries, which represents 45.6% of their overall expenditure ($260M) and a 0.643% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.797% growth from 2013 and a 1.25% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$42.2M

Instructional Salaries

467

Number of Employees

In 2015, Seton Hall University paid a total of $42.2M to 467 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

163 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

174 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Seton Hall University were Associate professor with 163 employees; Professor with 110 employees; and Professor with 101 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Seton Hall University were Office and Administrative Support with 174 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 141 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 132 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 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Seton Hall University was Male Associate professor with 87 employees, Female Associate professor with 76 employees, and Male Professor with 66 employees.

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

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