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Seton Hall University

School of Law

Newark, NJ

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Seton Hall University

Overview

Seton Hall University / School of Law is located in Newark, NJ, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts in Diplomacy and International Relations (JD/MADIR)
Doctor of Medicine/Juris Doctor (MD/JD)
Doctor of Medicine/Master of Science in Jurisprudence (MD/MSJ)
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Master of Laws (LL M) Health law
Master of Laws (LL M) Intellectual property
Master of Science in Jurisprudence (MSJ) Law
Juris Doctor (JD) Intellectual property
Juris Doctor (JD) Health law

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 308

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,741
Applied
1,652
Accepted
393
Enrolled
44%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Professional experience, letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Active LSDAS registration, letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,151
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
63%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.6%
Black or African American 3.13%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 6.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6.08%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

135
Total faculty
Full-time - 51
Part-time - 84
Male (76)
Female (59)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health law, intellectual property law, science and the law, international law and employment/labor law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
480,700

Location & Contact

Address One Newark Center
Newark, NJ  07102-5210
United States
Contact Mr. Patrick E. Hobbs
Dean/Professor
Email: patrick.hobbs@shu.edu
Phone: 973-642-8750
Fax: 973-642-8031