Overview

Student Population
8,958
Sacred Heart University overview
 Location Fairfield, Connecticut
 Online sacredheart.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Sacred Heart University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Fairfield, Connecticut, Sacred Heart University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 10,742 prospective students applied, and 6,493 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,465 enrolled in the school.  6,325 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,633 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $41,150 plus fees of $270. SHU is ranked 9999 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Unavailable 
Sacred Heart University overview
GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
60.4% 
Sacred Heart University overview
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Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$41,150
Costs for Sacred Heart University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$270
Room and Board $15,310
Budget for Other Expenses$2,650
Total One Year Cost$60,580

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$59,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
68% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Sacred Heart University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 36%
Health Professions 18%
Psychology 13%
Communication 6%
Social Sciences 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130253 IPEDS survey data for Sacred Heart University.