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Seton Hall University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 486 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 11 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

57% Women
43% Men


NCAA Division I-AAA

Big East Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $286,484)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $118,417)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 35 - - -
Basketball 14 13 - Yes
Golf 7 7 - -
Soccer 28 25 - Yes
Softball - 22 - Yes
Swimming and Diving 24 26 - -
Tennis - 8 - Yes
Track and Field, X-Country 12 13 - -
Volleyball - 14 Yes Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Field Hockey - - - Yes
Football - - - Yes
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 5.6%
Black/non-Hispanic 11.5%
Hispanic 8.4%
Non-resident alien 3.9%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 20.5%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 49.9%
Percent of students with disability 6%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 16 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Pep Band
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 9
Liquor Law Violation 1
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 4
Property Crime 13

Notable Alumni

  • Avie Tevanian, Senior vice president of Apple
  • Bill Raferty, Sports broadcaster, ESPN, CBS and The New Jersey Nets
  • Bob Dubill, Executive editor of USA Today
  • Craig Biggio, Houston Astros
  • Dick Vitale, Sports broadcaster, ESPN and ABC
  • E. Duke Vincent, Vice-Chairman of Spelling Television, Executive Producer Spelling Television shows Melrose Place and Beverly Hills 90210
  • Hon. Donald M. Payne, United States Congressman
  • Matt Morris, St. Louis Cardinals
  • Michael Kanfer, Oscar winner for special effects for Titanic.
  • George Abbott, Legendary Broadway producer, director and playwright of Pal Joey, Damn Yankees, and The Pajama Game.
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Jake from State Farm
  • 4
  • Those that dorm definitely have a lot more freedom than most commuters. All actions you take will be on the student. Unlike commuters, students that live on campus…

  • Nov-05-2015 Read More
  • Barbara from Belleville
  • 4
  • I'm a commuter, but I do stay over on campus in my friends dorm at times. It's fun. Just make sure that you don't get carried away with the social…

  • Mar-28-2012 Read More
  • Erin from Wilmington, DE
  • 2
  • The dorms are spacious and clean at Seton Hall. However, floors are very large and it can be difficult to connect with your floor and get a family vibe…

  • Jun-07-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Michael from Minneapolis, MN
  • Mar-27-2017 I am a current student here

    There are a lot of options on campus. There is a main dining hall that has a ton of options. We have a cafe where you can get drinks and smaller snack foods. We have a commuter cafe where you can get pizza, salad, warps, burgers, fries etc. Lastly, and most important, we do have a Dunkin Donuts on campus which is great.

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  • 4
  • Marisa from Chepachet, RI
  • Jan-23-2017 I am a current student here

    The caf is much better than most other schools I saw on tours and there are lots of dining options including a Dunkin Donuts. In the caf, you can make your own food if you like to get creative, but they also have premade things.

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  • 3
  • lindsey from las vegas, nv
  • May-23-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    there are a few places to eat on campus and they had options for vegans, vegetarians, gluten-free, etc. however if you want more options you have to leave campus. also the freshman dorms don't have communal kitchens.

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  • 3
  • Maria Julia from Brazil
  • Dec-29-2015 I am a current student here

    Cafeteria food is not terrible, but after the first month you start getting sick of it because it is always the same.

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  • 4
  • Jake from State Farm
  • Nov-05-2015 I am a current student here

    The Pirate Cove offers Starbucks while the Library has a Dunkin Donuts located on the second floor. For those with a meal plan, there are numerous options one can choose from in the cafeteria. The commuter cafeteria also has several options including a Build Your Own Burger station.

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  • 4
  • Lawrence O'Bryan
  • Dec-07-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I was there for an open house, so the food was most likely better than usual, but I was impressed with quality and variety.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Victoria from Newark, NJ
  • Feb-06-2017 I am a current student here

    I just joined greek life and it was the best decision I have made while at Seton Hall. You meet so many new people and widen your horizons.

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  • 0
  • Ciara from Livingston, NJ
  • Jan-30-2017 I am a current student here

    I love the Greek unity here. I am in a sorority, and I have at least one friend in every social Greek organisation. We all do a lot for the Seton Hall community, whether it's public representation, offering our volunteer efforts with SHU's Division of Volunteer Efforts, or giving back with our own philanthropies.

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  • 0
  • Marisa from Chepachet, RI
  • Jan-23-2017 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is constantly growing at Seton Hall and is a great way to meet new people and have more to do for fun! I always have something to do or someone to hang out with because of Greek life.

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  • 0
  • Sarah from Mount Tabor, NJ
  • Dec-30-2013 I am a current student here

    Many are available and must have an actual mission. I believe that they are all required to give back by volunteering and such and must have a purpose. You cannot just party all day and live together.

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  • 0
  • Bryan from Union, NJ
  • Nov-16-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek life is just like any you would expect. Frats here and there, sororities here and there. If you join Greek life, you'll know everyone else in it.

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