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History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
South Orange, NJ, United States
As a student in the History program offered by Seton Hall University, you'll develop a deeper and fuller understanding of the past in all its richness and diversity, with a globally-focused and research-oriented curriculum. 
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We encourage a global approach to the study of history. The courses offered by Seton Hall University encompass history from all over the world, so students develop a rich understanding of our own culture and others’ over time. They put that knowledge into practice through lively class discussions, research and writing projects. 

Thanks to small class sizes, faculty members get to know each student and help identify their abilities and special interests. You can concentrate on the areas or time periods that interest you most with focused courses such as Colonial America, Greek Civilization, The Early Middle Ages, and the History of Traditional Japan.

Key facts:

Here's how you'll benefit from studying history at Seton Hall:

  • Pursue your passion by choosing from a wide array of courses in U.S., European, Asian, African, Latin American, Middle Eastern, and Medieval history. 
  • Learn in small classes taught by faculty who are experts in their fields, including Fulbright scholars, a world-recognized expert on Machiavelli, a finalist for the LA Times Book Award, and recipients of research grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
  • Gain valuable research skills starting in freshman year, working closely with full-time faculty as you pursue topics that align with your interests.
  • Customize your course of study by combining our flexible curriculum with a second major or one or more minors.
  • Enrich your education with trips into NYC, study abroad opportunities, and other extracurricular activities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • World History
  • Western Civilization
  • Advanced United States history
  • Latin American, African, Asian, Middle Eastern history
  • Roman Civilization
  • Women in Antiquity

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • An application form including personal essay 
  • $55 USD application fee
  • SAT, ACT, TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Official high school transcript (must be in English) with a credential evaluation
  • Official college transcript(s) (if applicable) with a credential evaluation
  • Counselor report and teacher recommendation
  • Application for Form I-20 (if you require a student visa)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Orange

  • 1702 - 4190 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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