Seton Hill University: Review & Facts

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Seton Hill University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,360 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1883 and is one of the 4 colleges and schools located in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.

Seton Hill University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
74
Fair
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and postmaster certificate are offered at Seton Hill University.

SHU follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 74 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Education, Medical Assistant, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
83%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Seton Hill University is high at 83% (above Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Seton Hill University is average: 61%. Approximately 32% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Seton Hill University is pretty decent -- 14:1. Read more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,500
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high, around $31,500 a year. The additional fees at SHU (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,000; this comes to $32,500 a year.

Read the details about Seton Hill University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
76%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 2,093 applications were submitted and 1,600 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at SHU in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Seton Hill University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Seton Hill University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Seton Hill University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 800 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity.

Army ROTC programs are available at Seton Hill University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Seton Hill University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Seton Hill University Location and Maps



Post Address: Seton Hill University, 1 Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601, USA
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