Seton Hill University

1 Seton Hill Dr, Greensburg, PA 15601
Tel: (724)834-2200
Private not-for-profit | 2,084 students
Seton Hill is a Catholic university rooted in Judeo-Christian values and in the tradition of Elizabeth Ann Seton whichadvances, through person-centered learning, the development of educated, just, participatory citizens committed totransforming the world. The Sisters of Charity, who founded Seton Hill in 1883, continue to inspire the University’s rich andinclusive Catholic heritage.

School Overview:

Seton Hill University
CountyWestmoreland County, PA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
125 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,084 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,755 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
329 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
1,673 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
411 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted66%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)450-560450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)460-560460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)440-560440-570
ACT Composite (25-75%)20-2520-25

School Notes:

  • The university offers a stellar undergraduate program, rooted in study of the liberal arts with 30majors to choose from. There are two academic options for study at the undergraduate degree level. Seton Hill also offersacademically rigorous, scholar-practitioner graduate programs. There are eight graduate programs – Art Therapy, BusinessAdministration, Elementary Education, Instructional Design, Marriage and Family Therapy, Physician Assistant, SpecialEducation, and Writing Popular Fiction. Graduate study is designed for working adults or experienced professionals as suchacademic formats are designed specifically for the graduate student population in the discipline.
  • The building of life-long habits of fitness and wellness are an important part of education at SetonHill University. Seton Hill offers 18 varsity sports for women and men. Sports available include football, cross country,field hockey, golf, soccer, volleyball, basketball, baseball, softball, lacrosse, tennis and equestrian teams.
  • A wide variety of activities are offered in order to meet the diverse interest of SHU students.Popular activities include trips to points of interest such as Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C., and New York City; dances on andoff campus; skiing trips; intramurals; Halloween events; entertainers on campus; trips to hockey games and the ballet;picnics and many others.
  • Seton Hill has been recognized three times by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the nation’s Top 100Entrepreneurial Universities, named one of the Best Mid-Atlantic Colleges by The Princeton Review and recognized as one ofPennsylvania’s Top 100 Businesses by Pennsylvania Business Central. Seton Hill has been named a University of Distinction byColleges of Distinction, an organization founded by a group of concerned parents, educators and admissions professionals.
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