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Sacred Heart University

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Sacred Heart University is a Roman Catholic university located in suburban Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. Sacred Heart was founded in 1963 by the Most Reverend Walter W. Curtis, Bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Sacred Heart University was the first Catholic university in the United States to be staffed by the laity. Dr. John J. Petillo is the current President of the University.

SHU is the second largest Catholic university in New England, behind Boston College, and offers more than 40 degree programs to over 6,000 students at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.

Sacred Heart is included in The Princeton Review's Best 371 Colleges 2010, the Best 301 Business Schools 2010, as well as U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges.

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  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $32,474.00 avg tuition

5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
(203) 371-7999

Apply online Admissions:
www.sacredheart.edu/pages/4_admis..
Financial Aid:
www.sacredheart.edu/pages/762_fin..

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Sacred Heart University

Statistics:
Applied 7,566
Admitted 4,847 64%
Enrolled total 973
Full Time: 973
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 75%
4-year graduation rate 57%
6-year graduation rate 66%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Sacred Heart University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $32,474.00 $32,474.00 $32,474.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $250.00 $250.00 $250.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $500.00 $500.00 $500.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $30,790.00 $30,790.00 $30,790.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $272.00 $272.00 $272.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $640.00 $640.00 $640.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $12,776.00 $4,960.00 $4,300.00
Other Expenses $3,800.00 $4,300.00 $4,300.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 92%
Percent receiving grant aid 90%
Avg amount of grant aid $11,087.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 70%
Avg amount of student loan aid $8,535.00

Sacred Heart University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Exercise Physiology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other X
Finance, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other X
Public Relations/Image Management X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X X
EDUCATION
Education, General X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other X
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing X
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Nursing Administration X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
Psychology, Other X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X

Scholarships for Students in Connecticut

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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