The Seton Hall Law community is both distinct and sustaining. Students develop networks of professional relationships and friendships that last a lifetime. The academic calendar is packed with events featuring the arts, entertainment and athletics, or even parties at great nearby restaurants. No matter your passions or preferences, you will find opportunities to get involved, meet inspiring people and help others.


Just eight miles west of Manhattan, Newark is part of the largest legal market in the nation. The largest city in New Jersey and one of the country’s largest transportation hubs, Newark is home to federal state and county courthouses as well as leading law firms. The Northern New Jersey region also houses top global corporations across all industries including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, financial services and technology, among others.

The Prudential Center, the Newark Museum, the New Jersey Center for Performing Arts and the Ironbound are just a few blocks from the Law School, giving students quick access to sporting events, concerts, world-renowned works of art and wonderful food. A short train ride takes students to New York City, where they can enjoy the world’s greatest array of arts and entertainment. Students can also take advantage of the many state parks and recreational opportunities, such as hiking in the Palisades Mountains along the Hudson River or hitting the waves at the famed Jersey Shore.


Student organizations play a central role in life at Seton Hall Law. Throughout the year, the Student Bar Association and 33 student organizations sponsor a variety of social and educational events that will enrich your experience and provide opportunities to get involved with other students and the community around you. Learn More


Seton Hall Law is committed to the recruitment and support of students with diverse backgrounds from all cultures, religions and socioeconomic origins. Special events, including an annual banquet sponsored by student organizations and the Annual International Food and Culture Day, bring students together to celebrate diversity within our community. Whether you just want to feel at home or you want to get involved, there's a place for you. Learn More


As a student at Seton Hall Law, you'll have many housing options to suit your budget, lifestyle and commuting preferences, including high-rises in downtown Newark, trendy townhouses in Hoboken and Jersey City, and houses in the surrounding suburbs of South Orange, Maplewood, Montclair and Westfield. Some students choose to cross the Hudson River and live in Manhattan or New York City's outer boroughs.

The online Roommate Search/Profile System that we provide is just one of the ways that we can help you choose the best place for you. Learn More



Cory Booker speaks about Newark, New Jersey and its proximity to New York City, Jersey Shore, Hoboken, Jersey City. All just a short train ride from Newark Penn Station.



Seton Hall Law is located a short distance from transportation and courthouses.
Newark Penn Train Station 2 blocks
Federal Courthouse 4 blocks
Newark Airport 3.5 miles
Hoboken 9 miles
Midtown Manhattan 12 miles
Jersey Shore 45 miles
Philadelphia 75 miles
Washington, D.C. 198 miles


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