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.
NEWARK - AT THE HEART OF IT ALL
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,
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 about our student organizations.
DIVERSITY UNITES US
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 about Seton Hall Law's commitment to diversity.
A HOST OF HOUSING OPTIONS
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, apartments in the neighboring town of Harrison,
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. Learn more about available housing options.