Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT, USA
3.99 Average Rating

Sacred Heart University was founded in Fairfield, CT, by a reverend of the Roman Catholic faith. The university was the first Catholic university in the nation to be staffed by non-clergy members. SHU is ranked #4 in Most Innovative Schools by U.S. News & World Report. The school is the second largest Catholic university in the Northeast and operates international campuses in Ireland and Luxembourg.


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Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
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What Students Are Saying

3.99 Average Rating
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 it's students and caters to you. I was extremely well prepared for the real world and my career after graduating.
Brittney from Port Washington, NY
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 an all around education! sacred heart university has provided it's students with excellent staff, superb education and provides the tools for students to become well rounded successful adults.
Carina from Stratford, CT

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