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Video: Why Did We Become Saint Elizabeth University?

On July 1, 2020, the College of Saint Elizabeth officially became Saint Elizabeth University (SEU) after receiving approval from the New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education.


SEU at a Glance

Saint Elizabeth University is a community of learning in the Catholic liberal arts tradition for students of diverse ages, backgrounds, and cultures.

Founded in 1899 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, the University has a strong tradition of concern for the poor, for developing leadership in a spirit of service and social responsibility, and a commitment to the promotion of women as full partners in society.

Through the vision of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Saint Vincent de Paul, Saint Louise de Marillac and Mother Mary Xavier Mehegan, SEU continues to support students as they search for intellectual and personal growth in an engaged and supportive learning environment.

SEU is proud to offer a large variety of programs to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Students have the following options in selecting a program of study that best meets their needs:

  • Undergraduate Programs – Gain the knowledge and experience to achieve your full potential academically, personally, spiritually, and professionally.
  • Continuing Studies Programs – Earn a bachelor’s degree through flexible evening, weekend, and online programs, for adult learners.
  • Graduate Programs – Advance in high-demand fields and professions through evening, weekend and online master's programs and a fully subscribed doctoral program.
  • Professional Certificate Programs – Earn a certificate in counseling, education, healthcare management, ministry, nutrition and other fields, through evening, weekend, and online programs.

Saint Elizabeth University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, religion, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or national origin, in the administration of its admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs or other University policies, including employment.

Saint Elizabeth University has filed compliance with the Department of Health, Education and Welfare under Title VI-Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX, Education Amendment of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.