Seton Hall University School of Law

Seton Hall University School of Law

Seton Hall Law graduates continually make their mark in public interest, government service and corporate practice across multiple industries—excelling in top firms and positions in New York and New Jersey, across the Northeast and around the world. The high concentration of state and federal judiciary, governmental agencies and major law firms, all within walking distance of our Newark campus, provides unrivaled internship, clerkship and employment opportunities.

Contact Info


Website: http://law.shu.edu/
Address: 1109 Raymond Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102
Admission Phone: (973) 642-8848
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students525
Student-faculty ratio16:1
Tuition $52,022 per year (full-time, in-state)
$52,022 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$39,226 per year (part-time, in-state)
$39,226 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee ProgramNo
Estimated Living Expenses$22,562
Founded In1951
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline04/15/17
Full-time program application fee$ 65
Financial Aid Deadline04/01/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Seton Hall University School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Seton Hall University School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
053706 159 A 3.52

Accepted

Yes 10/18/16 - 11/29/16 11 months ago
jshelton 154 A 3.26

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 weeks ago
hubison91 155 P 3.10

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 months ago
gioshep 167 P 2.90

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
kmacfeeters 147 A 3.76

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
CPrice 147 A 2.98

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
Jesschaeffer 160 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
Masaaved 150 A 3.10

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
mbrower 155 P 3.16

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
jdelvecc8 152 A 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
MEngler 170 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
joelarpin 165 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
sandyds 163 A 3.78

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
AdrieannaG 136 A 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
jgolicz 149 A 3.10

Pending

- - - 8 months ago
Nikibackos 153 A 2.80

Pending

- - - 10 months ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants16091326222
Number of Offers83873999
Number of Matriculants14911237
75% GPA3.693.733.46
Median GPA3.43.443.13
25% GPA3.073.142.95
75% LSAT153155147
Median LSAT156157150
25% LSAT159161155
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students525
Total Students Receiving Grants393
% of Students Receiving Grants74.9
75% Grant Amount$40,000
Median Grant Amount$25,000
25% Grants Amount$15,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship109
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)18
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship17%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (42.7)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (21.7)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (9.9)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0.6)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (355)
  • Hispanics (46)
  • Black or African American (33)
  • Asian (25)
  • American Indian / Native (1)
  • Other (49)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (25)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (10)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (14)


  • Total Women% (44.2)
  • Total Men% (55.6)
Seton Hall University School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 190 87.50% 71.27% 16.23%
2014 269 83.01% 75.80% 7.21%
2013 297 87.78% 78.69% 9.09%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (156)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (22)
  • Employed Other (8)
  • Unemployed (23)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (4)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association