Sacred Heart University Comparison

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Overview

SHU
Location Fairfield, CT
Setting Large Suburban
Enrollment 9,313
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Status Non-profit
Website sacredheart.edu
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Costs

SHU
Tuition (In State) $44,080
Tuition (Out of State) $44,080
Room & Board $16,492
Avg Net Price $43,313
Avg Grant Aid $18,893
% Receiving Grant Aid 100%

Admission

SHU
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 12,189
Admitted 7,988
Acceptance Rate 65.5%
Enrolled % 20.7%
Avg High School GPA 3.55
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Unavailable
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range
SAT Range
Submit Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
Application Deadline

Academics

SHU
Student to Faculty Ratio 14:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (36%)
  • Health Professions (18%)
  • Psychology (13%)
  • Communication (6%)
  • Social Sciences (6%)

Outcomes

SHU
Graduation Rate 68%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $59,700
Making Student Loan Payments 76%
Median Student Loan Debt $25,000
Median Loan Payment $258

Diversity

SHU
% Men 30%
% Women 70%
Racial Diversity Low
HBCU No
% White 71%
% Black 4%
% Hispanic 8%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 2%
% International 1%
% Unknown Race 12%

Students

SHU
% In-State 22%
% Out-of-State 76%

Campus

SHU
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/