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Sacred Heart University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

6,249 students

53% admitted

  • 4,257 full time
  • 1,992 part time
  • 1,657 men full time
  • 2,600 women full time
  • 8,313 applied
  • 4,471 admitted
  • 1,004 enrolled

4,163 Undergraduates

$34,800 tuition/year

  • 2,051 Graduates
  • 35 Non-Degree
  • $34,800 in state
  • $250 fees
  • $13,519 room & board
  • $1,200 books
  • (Based on stats from 2013/2014)

Social Stream

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: New England Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Doctorate
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Allison from Trumbull, CT
  • 0
  • Sacred Heart University is a closely knit private school focused in on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, and they live up to this tradition exceptionally. In each of its core classes,…

  • Jan-08-2012 Read More
  • Brittney from Port Washington, NY
  • 0
  • Excellent opportunities here with an amazing sense of community. I was able to obtain two Business degrees in 4 years while working because the school really does care about…

  • Jan-09-2012 Read More
  • Alexis from Bridgeport, CT
  • 0
  • It is somewhat an expensive school, but there are many various activities to do here. everyone is friendly and all the teachers know how to teach a student what he…

  • Jan-18-2012 Read More
  • Carina from Stratford, CT
  • 0
  • sacred heart is an excellent liberal arts institution! as a current student majoring in biology i am not only getting a great education as far as my major classes, but…

  • Feb-27-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

Sacred Heart University is a coeducational, independent, comprehensive institution of higher learning in the Catholic intellectual tradition whose primary objective is to prepare men and women to live in and make their contributions to the human community.


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Erin from Glenwood, NJ
  • Jun-13-2011 I am a current student here

    There is so much to do on campus and lots of activities. There is also a lot to do in Fairfield and on the weekends.

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  • 5
  • Connecticut
  • May-23-2011 I am a current student here

    Your peers will be exceptional and genuine. The majority you befriend will be life long friends.

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  • 4
  • Stratford, CT
  • Jan-04-2010 I am a current student here

    The people here are exceptional. You will find your close knit group of friends within the first semester

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