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Sacred Heart University
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  • 4 Year
  • FAIRFIELD, CT

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade C
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

5151 PARK AVE
FAIRFIELD, CT 06825
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Northeast Conference

Sacred Heart University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
66%
    SAT Range
    1040-1200
    ACT Range
    23-26
    Application Fee
    $50
    SAT/ACT
    Neither required nor recommended
    High School GPA
    Required
    Accepts Common App
    Yes

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    Cost

    Net Price
    $43,313 / year
    National
    $15,523
    Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
    Average Total Aid Awarded
    $18,893 / year
    National
    $7,535
    Students Receiving Financial Aid
    100%

    Scholarship

    Academics

    Professors
    grade C
    Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
    Student Faculty Ratio
    11:1
    Evening Degree Programs
    Yes
    74%
    of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 57 responses
    59%
    of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 74 responses
    59%
    of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 73 responses

    Majors

    Online

    Online Programs Offered
    0
    Offers Online Courses
    Yes
    Online Certificate Programs
    0
    Online Associates Programs
    0
    Online Bachelor's Programs
    0
    How Students Learn
    • Mix of Online and on Campus
      65%
    • On Campus
      30%
    • Online
      4%

    Students

    Full-Time Enrollment
    5,671 Undergrads
    Part-Time Undergrads
    746
    Undergrads Over 25
    8%
    Pell Grant
    15%
    Varsity Athletes
    16%
    Poll
    What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
    Based on 51 responses
    • Hard working
      25%
    • Rich
      20%
    • Typical long island personality
      18%
    • Nice
      16%
    • Welcoming
      16%
    • Outgoing
      4%
    • Fine
      2%

    Campus Life

    Freshmen Live On-Campus
    82%
    Poll
    55%
    of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 86 responses
    Poll
    45%
    of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 101 responses
    Poll
    What one word or phrase best describes your school?
    Based on 64 responses
    • Engaging
      30%
    • EXPENSIVE
      22%
    • Small
      16%
    • Fake
      9%
    • Home away from home
      9%
    • Community
      8%
    • Boring
      2%

    After College

    Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
    $56,000 / year
    National
    $33,028
    Graduation Rate
    73%
    National
    49%
    Employed 2 Years After Graduation
    96%
    National
    83%
    80%
    of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 44 responses

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