Private 4 Year

Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, Connecticut

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Student Population
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Location Fairfield, Connecticut
Online sacredheart.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Sacred Heart University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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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 11,717 prospective students applied, and 7,489 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,601 enrolled in the school.  6,325 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,633 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $42,800 plus fees of $270.



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Admission Standards
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GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Sacred Heart University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$270
Room and Board $15,960
Budget for Other Expenses$2,650
Total One Year Cost$62,880

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

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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%

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