Seton Hill University

1 Seton Hill Dr, Greensburg, PA 15601
Tel: (724)834-2200
Private not-for-profit | 2,084 students
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Seton Hill University Photo #1 - The administration building houses many offices of Seton Hill including the Admissions (Undergraduate and Graduate), Registrar's, Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Counseling Services, Disability Services, the Wellness Center, Academic Counseling, Tutoring and Writing Centers, E-Magnify, National Catholic Center for Holocaust Education, and CareerWorks. For more information regarding the services provided please visit our website. www.setonhill.edu
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Seton Hill University Photo #1 - The administration building houses many offices of Seton Hill including the Admissions (Undergraduate and Graduate), Registrar's, Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Counseling Services, Disability Services, the Wellness Center, Academic Counseling, Tutoring and Writing Centers, E-Magnify, National Catholic Center for Holocaust Education, and CareerWorks. For more information regarding the services provided please visit our website. www.setonhill.edu
Seton Hill University Photo #2 - Completed in March of 2005, this is the center for fitness and recreation. The McKenna Center houses the Salvatti Gymnasium, an indoor walking/running track, Aerobics Studio, fully equipped weight room, cardio/circuit training machines, and various coaches offices.
Seton Hill University Photo #3 - Enjoy a view of the town of Greensburg as you walk or run in the McKenna's Center indoor track.
Seton Hill University Photo #4 - This library houses over 120,000 volumes. Reeves houses an entire floor of easily accessible periodicals and a audio visual room. The library is equipped with wireless internet access and has a coffee bar located on the lower level.
Seton Hill University Photo #5 - Sullivan Hall house the Seton Hill University Book store where students can purchase all books, supplies, and SHU clothing. Hungry and need a quick bite to eat stop by the Griffin's Cove for a quick meal. Looking for something to do, perhaps there is a movie being shown in the Sully Hang Out. Looking for exercise, how about swimming? Sullivan hall is also the home of an indoor swimming pool.
Seton Hill University Photo #6 - DeChantal Hall is one of the Residence Halls on Campus. This Hall contains 4-6 people suite living with personal bathroom and living space in each unit. This Hall houses a wing for Freshman Student in the Honors Program.
Seton Hill University Photo #7 - Seton Hill's cooperative degree program with The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) gives Seton Hill Pre-med students interested in Osteopathic Medicine the opportunity to enter the LECOM at Seton Hill medical school site after 3 (or 4) years of undergraduate work. Students successfully completing this program will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in biology or biochemistry from Seton Hill University and a Docntor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from LECOM.
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
-1%
% Asian
1%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
3%3%
% Black
6%6%
% White
88%84%
% Two or more races
2%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$29,050$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$29,050$24,744
 
Tuition25802
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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