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Seton Hall University fact book

The fact book is the most complete single compilation of data about the University.  Data categories include


Reference location copies


    IPEDS Data Center

     IPEDS provides substantial data on colleges and universities.  IPEDS, a service of the U.S. Department of Education, stands for Institutional Post Secondary Data System.  .

    Seton Hall One-Year Data

    Seton Hall Longitudinal Data

    Compare Seton Hall to Other Universities

    The custom comparison group chosen by Seton Hall University includes the following 15 institutions:

    Catholic University of America (Washington, DC)

    Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA)

    Fairfield University (Fairfield, CT)

    Fordham University (Bronx, NY)

    Loyola University Chicago (Chicago, IL)

    Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)

    Providence College (Providence, RI)

    Rutgers University-New Brunswick (New Brunswick, NJ)

    Saint Louis University-Main Campus (Saint Louis, MO)

    St. John's University-New York (Queens, NY)

    Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)

    University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)

    University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)

    University of Scranton (Scranton, PA)

    Villanova University (Villanova, PA)



    Tuition & Fees - 15 years


    College Navigator

    College Navigator is a website developed to assist college applicants to find basic information about colleges and universitities.  The data is presented in an easy-to-digest graphical format.


    Open Data on Seton Hall Website


    Links to Fact Books at Other Colleges & Universities

    List of higher education institutions that publish Common Data Set information in open URLs on campus website.  The Common Data Set is a group of defined statistics reported voluntarily by instituions.  Seton Hall is not a participant.


    Link list begins at comment #350


    Campus Security Data

    Post-secondary institutions in the U.S. report reported criminal offenses to the U.S. Department of Education annually.  This data are searchable by single for multiple institutions.



    Career Center

    Career Center (recent year stats on jobs, internships, etc.)


    International Student Enrollment

    International Student Enrollment ( region and country)  -- latest year is 2009 as of Feb. 2014.

    Student Engagement

    National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSI):

    The NSSE gathers self-reported data concerning opportunity for "student engagement" afforded and encouraged by the participating campus.


      Presidential Pay

      Executive Compensation, 2010

      Sources of Data

      Where is all this data generated and disseminated?

      Much of the statistical data reported in this LibGuide originates in the University.  The largest single collection of University data is published in the annual Seton Hall Univesity Fact Book.  The latest report is for academic year 2010-11.  Other data is scattered on the SHU website.  Much of the data collected by the University is reported exclusively on other websites, particularly governmental, federal and state. The NCES (National Center for Education Statistics), a part of the U.S. Department of Education) offers voluminous data on academics tailored for college applicants and researchers.  NCES also provides non-academic academic data, for example, campus security data.  The IRS requires higher educations inistitutions granted non-profit 401(C)3 status universities to compile and proide on request substantial financial information. The National Science Foundation provides grants and research data. The New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education, created in 2011 from the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education, provides a lot of instituional comparisons.  Other publishers of university data include the Chronicle of Higher Education, and trade and professional associations such as NACUBO, AAUP, and the NCAA. Rating sites such as Forbes and US News & World Report provide comparative data some free and some for a fee.




        Brief data in color graphical display.


        NJ Commission on Higher Education

        NJ Commission on Higher Education

        Extensive comparative data between New Jersey colleges and universities


        University Endowments


        Endowment Market Value

           Source: 2009 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments

        Longitudinal Endowment Values


        Grants Awarded

        Grants awarded to individual higher education institutions by:

        National Science Foundation:

           -Individual awards

           -R&D Profiles


        NSF University Profiles

        Data on science and egineering graduate students, grants, etc.

        NSF Academic Institutional Profiles


        More Sites with Data on Seton Hall

        Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching 

        Links to Data Sources


        Seton Hall Sports

        Live Stats (all sports)

        Athlete Graduation Rates (by sport)

        Individual and Team Stats (by sport, current year) To access individual and team stats, on the page, click on "Statistics" on the the blue bar to the far left, select sport, then click on "Statistics" below the blue bar.

        Athlete Gender Data; Coaching Staff and Salaries; Revenues and Expenses

        This data is collected by the U.S. Department of Education to enable college applicants to find out information on gender equity in college athletics.


        University Library

        University Library (see first two paragraphs)


        Finance Rating (Moody's)

        Moody's overall rating

        Moody's Rating


        New Jersey St Educational Facilities Authority Refunding Seton Hall University

        New Jersey St Educational Facilities Authority Refunding Seton Hall University


        Seton Hall Bond Refunding Trades



        Also see data under IPEDS section.

         AAUP Faculty Salary Data

        Executive Compensation (link directed to Chronicle of Higher Education, a database at Seton Hall which presently requires login one and off campus)



        Congressional Earmarks

        Congressional Earmarks are non-competitive grants (sometimes referred to as pork-barrel spending.

        Congressional Earmarks


        Faculty Race and Ethnicity

        Race & Ethnicity of Full-Time Faculty (link directed to Chronicle of Higher Education, a database at Seton Hall which presently requires login one and off campus)

        University Operating Budget

        Proposed Operating Budget

        Print copies are available at the University Library Circulation / Reserve Desk for the following years (as of July, 2013):

        Fical Years 1999-2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.


          Univeristy Ranking

          College Completion

          Graduate Rates: by gender, race; total cost; longitudinal data and institutional comparisons:


          College Sustainability Report Card

          Campus Recycling


            Capital construction

            NJ Construction Grants (for Higher Education) 2013


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