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What Makes Us Special

About Sacred Heart University

Sacred Heart University, the second-largest Catholic university in New England, offers over 80 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs in Fairfield, Connecticut, and satellite locations. Nearly 9,000 students attend the University’s six colleges. SHU fields 32 Division I athletic teams and has an award-winning community service program. Its new modern facilities and residence halls, expansion of its upper quad and acquisition of a golf course and former GE headquarters allows more opportunities for students.

our students

Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class

Mathematics550-620
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing550-620

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.51

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 65%
Men 35%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 83.27%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2018-19  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 
$42,712

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 13:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 76%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 474 804 16 2 1296

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