Seton Hall University
Seton Hall University was founded in 1856 in South Orange, New Jersey. It is a private institution with both undergraduate and graduate-level programs. Seton Hall University is a Roman Catholic university that consists of 11 different colleges and schools. The university has received several awards and recognitions, including ranking as one of the top five private universities for undergraduate internships. The main campus is on 58 acres of land and houses 9 of the 11 schools and colleges. Several of the main administrative buildings were built in the 19th century after the college moved from its original location in Madison to South Orange.
The Seton Hall University College of Nursing was founded in 1937. The school offers seven different nursing programs. The prelicensure nursing programs include the standard BSN program, along with accelerated BSN and RN to BSN programs. The traditional BSN program is a four-year program that includes hands-on learning and clinical practice at simulation labs and local clinics. The graduate programs include MSN, accelerated MSN, DNP, and PhD options. All programs are accredited by the CCNE. The baccalaureate programs and master’s program are also accredited by the ACEN. The nursing college was ranked as one of the top 100 graduate nursing programs in the country.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students9,801|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
|On Campus HousingYes|
Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
01/01/1932 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program|
04/01/1982 - 12/31/2006
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
12/01/1960 - 12/31/2006
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels|
10/07/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
04/12/1999 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
04/12/1999 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1140 to 1280|
|ACT||24 to 28|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$1,170/credit|
|In State Students||$1,170/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,170/credit|
|In District Students||$1,212/credit|
|In State Students||$1,212/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,212/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Seton Hall University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||5%||$6,464|
|State Grant & Scholarships||21%||$10,518|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||99%||$20,805|
|Federal Student Loans||53%||$5,469|
$28,700Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$19,010|
|$30,001 to $48,000$20,278|
|$48,001 to $75,000$27,238|
|$75,001 to $110,000$31,474|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Jersey state board of nursing.