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Seton Hill University
Greensburg, PA
Seton Hill University, founded in 1883, is a private, coeducational, Catholic, liberal arts college. Its 200-acre campus is located in Greensburg, about 30 miles from Pittsburgh.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,606
   Women 1,046 (65.1%)
   Men 560 (34.9%)
Graduate Students 336
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 73% of 2,206 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.70
SAT Math 470-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 460-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 21-28 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $48,220
  Tuition and Fees $33,520
  Room and Board $11,000
Average Percent of Need Met 76%
Average Freshman Award $25,298
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 106
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Greensburg Population 14,736
Nearest Metropolitan Area Pittsburgh
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 84% of freshmen, 56% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Spirit
Sororities 25% of women participate
Fraternities 25% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
7.8% Black/African-American
3.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
82.6% White
1.9% Unknown
International Students 2.4% from 17 countries
First-Year Students Returning 79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 43.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported