Seton Hall University
Pirate Statue


As one of the country's leading Catholic universities, Seton Hall has been developing students in mind, heart and spirit since 1856. Home to nearly 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, Seton Hall is a place that nurtures compassionate leaders who are prepared to make a difference in the world.


A Triumphant Spirit
As one of the nation's leading Catholic universities, we live the legacy of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton every day, defining what it means to be a great mind and a pioneering force for good — by educating compassionate and informed critical-thinkers who will leave their mark and make a difference in the world.


Career Advantage
Lots of schools promise meaningful internships and career preparation. Seton Hall delivers. Freshman year, we'll pair you with a dedicated career counselor and connect you with our network of successful alumni. Seton Hall's stellar  reputation will open doors. Employers know that when they hire a Seton Hall student, they're getting the best.


Great Mentors
Great minds require great mentors. You'll find them here. At Seton Hall, collaborative, supportive relationships with faculty await you. In our small classroom settings, you'll find both challenge and support. But what really sets us apart is the access you'll have. You can start conducting research, attending conferences with professors or contributing to faculty projects during your first year on campus.


In the Company of Great Minds
We've got it all: faculty and student Fulbright and Rhodes scholars, research grants from NASA, alumni CEOs and highly ranked academic programs. At Seton Hall, you'll join a community of faculty and alumni who will pave the way for your success.


A Great Start
Seton Hall immerses you in real-world learning right from the start. As soon as you arrive on campus, you can begin blazing a path and building the skills that set you apart.


A Prime Location
Our suburban location in South Orange, New Jersey, is just 14 miles from New York City. With "The City That Never Sleeps" so close, options for concerts, museums, art galleries and dining are endless. And that just covers entertainment possibilities; great internships and jobs are everywhere.


Pirate Pride
At Seton Hall, you'll join an unmistakable culture of optimism. Our diverse and welcoming Catholic community is dedicated to developing you as a whole person. Our students feel at home and share a bond we call "Pirate Pride." We offer lots of opportunities to have fun, make friends and get involved. From dances to carnivals to high-profile guest speakers and comedians — it's all here.


A Seton Hall education is more affordable than you think. We provide generous scholarships and grants to 98 percent of our students. Just as important, we are known for our value, having been rated as one of the Best Colleges for Your Money, noted as a school with the Highest Paid Graduates and named as a school with one of the Best Returns on Your Investment.

The Seton Hall Story

Seton Hall students are curious thinkers, innovators and creators who are challenged to become great minds. Guided by our world-class faculty, our students are making a positive impact on our world.