Seton Hall University School of Law

Seton Hall University School of Law is a Private, 4 years school in South Orange, NJ. Total 1,192 students are attending the law school and 350 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 160 and the average GPA is 3.58. The law school tuition & fees at Seton Hall University School of Law is $63,660.

  • LSAT Average: 160
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $63,660
  • Acceptance Rate: 48.71%
  • Student Population: 1,192
  • First-Year Student: 350

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Seton Hall University School of Law is $63,660 for law school students. The tuition increased by 5.83% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in New Jersey is $42,482 for New Jersey residents and $49,137 for out-of-state students. For all laws schools in United States, the average law school tuition & fees is $37,935 for State residents and $43,395 for out-of-state students.
The tuition & fees of Seton Hall University School of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of New Jersey law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Seton Hall University School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the New Jersey law schools and all U.S. Law schools. The 2023 statistics for comparison is not available yet due to the lack of data.
Law School Tuition & Fees
202120222023
Seton Hall University School of Law$57,854$60,152$63,660
New Jersey Law Schools$46,831$49,137-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 160 and the average GPA is 3.58 at Seton Hall University School of Law.
The LSAT score of Seton Hall University School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of New Jersey law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of Seton Hall University School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of New Jersey law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the submitted LSAT scores and GPA by 25th/50th/75th percentile and full-time/part-time status and compare each score to last year scores.
LSAT scores distribution
Seton Hall University School of LawNew Jersey Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile157155156155
50th percentile160159159158
75th percentile162163161161
GPA distribution
Seton Hall University School of LawNew Jersey Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.323.193.203.27
50th percentile3.583.553.493.54
75th percentile3.743.773.693.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 2,326 students have applied to Seton Hall University School of Law. Among them, 1,133 students have accepted to admit and 350 have enrolled into Seton Hall University School of LawThe acceptance rate is 48.71% and the yield is 31%.
The acceptance rate of Seton Hall University School of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of New Jersey law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Seton Hall University School of Law.
Admission Statistics
Seton Hall University School of LawNew Jersey Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants2,3265,867475,703
Admitted1,1332,607135,643
Enrolled35080040,338
Acceptance Rate48.71%45.17%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)30.89%30.71%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,192 students enrolled to Seton Hall University School of Law. Among them 835 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 357 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 350 students newly joined to to Seton Hall University School of Law. By gender, there are 155 men and 202 women first-time students at Seton Hall University School of Law. By attending status, 308 students enrolled as full-time and 49 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment1,0671,192
JD Enrollment642835
Non-JD Enrollment425357
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)425-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total21316844 35030849
Men1139021 15813223
Women1017823 20217626

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 81.64% where 158 students took the exam and 129 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of New Jersey law schools (0%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates140167
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total136158
New Graduates132152
Prior Year Graduates46
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers815
Exam Passer123129
Exam Pass Rate90.44%81.64%
New Jersey Pass Rate76.99%0%

Law Schools in New Jersey

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