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Information for Parents & Families of Prospective Undergraduate Students

Caring, Individualized SupportSeton Hill has been educating students since 1885 (and we’ve been a college since 1918). That’s more than 100 years of working and learning and serving and celebrating with students and families. We look forward to helping you discover if Seton Hill is a good fit for you.

Getting Started

Prospective students and families can get in touch with us by:

  • Giving us a call at (724) 838-4281 or (800) 826-6234

  • Sending an email to

  • Clicking on “Chat Now” to start a live chat with an Admissions Counselor 

We'll respond right away.

Your Admission Counselor

Application Process AssistanceOnce we know a little bit about the prospective student, they will be assigned an Admission Counselor. The Admission Counselor is a resource for the entire family, and will help guide you through the process of: 

  • finding out about Seton Hill

  • applying

  • obtaining financial aid

  • choosing a room and/or a meal plan

  • getting enrolled in first semester classes 

Help Choosing a Major & CareerYour counselor will also help you get in touch with staff experts and faculty members who can answer your questions, such as:

  • professors in specific majors

  • current students 

  • financial aid counselors 

  • student housing professionals

  • dining services

  • campus safety or wellness representatives

  • student life directors

Student-athletes will also be assisted by a coach or assistant coach in addition to an Admission Counselor.

Come Visit! Online or In Person

Come VisitThe best way to tell if a school is a good fit is to visit. We can set up a campus visit and tour for you any time. Just ask your Admission Counselor to get you set up, or go to and register for a visit opportunity that works with your schedule. You can sign up for on-campus or virtual visits.

Apply to Seton Hill for Free

Apply NowApplying to Seton Hill is easy and free. You can apply, and even be accepted, with no obligation to you. So it’s best to apply early. This will help with financial aid and getting into competitive programs. You can apply at

It’s OK if SAT or ACT Test Scores Aren’t Available

SAT and ACT Scores are Optional

If a prospective student has been unable to take the ACT or SAT, or is experiencing delays in obtaining scores, it’s OK to apply without them. Find out more about test-optional applications here.

Fill Out Your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 

Only One Form for All Colleges You’re Interested In!Apply for Aid

The great thing about the FAFSA is that you only need to fill it out once. When you fill it out, you can choose all of the colleges you would like to have access to your information. Make sure you include Seton Hill in that list, and your information will be sent to us. (If you need it, our school code is 003362.) The FAFSA can be completed online, and you don’t have to do it all at once.  Get more details on the FAFSA, including a quick video tutorial, on the Financial Aid Process page of our site.

Scholarships & Aid

Personalized Aid Available

Seton Hill provides around $32 million in aid every year. Almost every Seton Hill student is eligible for some form of aid, so complete the FAFSA as soon as you can. Our Financial Aid Office uses the information from the FAFSA to start creating a financial aid package as soon as a new student is accepted. Your Admission Counselor will help you work with the Financial Aid Office to get the best package possible. Take a look at all the different types of aid available to you at Seton Hill on the Financial Aid page of our site.  

Visit the Frequently Asked Questions section of our site for more information - or be in touch any time!

To contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, call us any time at (724) 838-4281 or (800) 826-6234, or send an email to