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Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

Level Four or more years
Undergraduate Enrollment 4,982
Setting Suburb
Links Financial Aid Office
Admissions Office
Online Application (Fee: 50)
Total 2017 Full-Time Undergraduate Enrollment 4,982
Total 2017 Full-Time First-Year Enrollment 1,387
Total 2017 Total Enrollment 8,543
Middle 50% Range of HS GPA for Freshmen 3.5
Middle 50% Range of ACT/SAT for Freshmen 1,140
Accept Transfer Students Yes
Minimum GPA of transfers 3.1
Total 2017 Full-Time Transfer Student Enrollment 124
Catholic Order Affiliation Roman Catholic
3 Most Popular Majors Nursing, Marketing, Psychology
Unique Academic Programs Biology - Coastal and Marine Science - being just a few miles from the coastline makes it easy for our students to get hands-on experience - Hospitality, Resort and Tourism Management - students get real world experience at our university-owned golf course - Programs in the School of Communication & Media Arts - being located clost to major media outlets makes it possible for students to intern and get jobs - First accredited master's in Athletic Training program - Sacred Heart also offers many study abroad opportunities including campuses in Dingle, Ireland, Luxembourg and Rome

Interesting Facts:

SHU is the first lay-led Catholic institution.

Students at SHU accomplish nearly 100,000 hours of community service per year.

SHUhas a variety of unique facility offerings including a CrossFit gym, a game room, a motion capture lab, an active trading floor and an audiology suite, a driving simulator and pediatrics clinics for our students majoring in nursing and health professions.