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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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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Anna from Rochester, NY
  • May-01-2017 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is a lot of fun! I spent my first year outside of an org and it was great and then sophmore year I joined. I can say that I had a great time both in and out of Greek life. It is an option for anyone interested, but it's not a mandatory thing to have a social life.

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  • 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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