Seton Hill University

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Seton Hill University, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Greensburg, PA, a predominately suburban area. Nearly 2,500 students are enrolled at Seton Hill University.

Most of the students that got into this school got an SAT score within the range of 1340 to 1720, or got accepted with an ACT score between 19 to 26. We were able to estimate the Seton Hill University average GPA (2.98 - 3.38) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of around 65 percent with 25 percent of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Seton Hill University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Seton Hill University was reported as 65.2% in Fall 2013 with over 2,410 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1340 - 1720
  • ACT Scores: 19 - 26
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Seton Hill University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Seton Hill University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Seton Hill University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 66.1%
  • 2010-2011: 65.9%
  • 2011-2012: 66.9%
  • 2012-2013: 66.2%
  • 2013-2014: 65.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 65.9%

How Does Seton Hill University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Seton Hill University is seventeen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg93.1%
Saint Vincent College68.8%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny79.8%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington73.8%
Chatham University60.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Seton Hill University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading450 - 570
Math450 - 580
Writing440 - 570
Total Score1340 - 1720
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score19 - 26
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