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Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

Level Four or more years
Undergraduate Enrollment 6,782
Setting Suburb
Links Financial Aid Office
Admissions Office
Online Application (Fee: $50)
Total 2023 Full-Time Undergraduate Enrollment                                                                              6,782
Total 2023 Full-Time First-Year Enrollment 1,905
Total 2023 Total Enrollment 10,721
Middle 50% Range of HS GPA for Freshmen N/A
Middle 50% Range of ACT/SAT for Freshmen N/A
Test Optional Yes 
Accept Transfer Students Yes
Middle 50% Range of College GPA for Transfer Students        N/A
Total 2023 Full-Time Transfer Student Enrollment 130
Catholic Order Affiliation Roman Catholic
3 Most Popular Majors Nursing, Psychology, Marketing
Unique Academic Programs Coastal Marine Science, Sports Communication & Media, Fashion Marketing & Merchandizing, Cybersecurity
School Mascot Pioneers

Interesting Facts:
  • SHU, one of the fastest-growing Catholic universities in the nation, is committed to hands-on experiences that immerse you in your interests and pursuits and inspire you to cultivate new goals, passions and a desire for life-long learning.
  • SHU offers 90+ undergraduate programs on our Fairfield, Connecticut campus, including 40+ dual degree undergraduate—graduate programs with freshman admission to qualified candidates.
  • With a student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1 and an average class size of 23 students, the SHU faculty is poised to provide the personal attention that leads to outstanding academic success and a 99% placement rate.

Social Media Pages:
Facebook: @SacredHeartUniversity
Instagram: @sacredheartuniversity