5 Essential Sacred Heart University (SHU) Facts

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Sacred Heart University (SHU)-Private

Fairfield, Connecticut
9,156 (6,158 undergraduates)
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2019-20 Accepted: 64%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 63%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 68%
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What you need to know on how to pay for college at Sacred Heart University

1. COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID INDICATORS

Scholarships
2019-20 Total Expenses: $62,880
Average Net Price 18-19: $41,570
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 16%
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2. 75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES

SAT EBRW: 670
SAT Math: 700
ACT: 29
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3. Sacred Heart University Common Data Set-not posted

(Sources: Big Future, College Data)
Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 65%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 83%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 59%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 96%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $15,535
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Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
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4. Athletics

NCAA D1, Northeast Conference

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5. Reasons to consider Sacred Heart University (SHU):

Thomas More Honors Program
Hersher Institute for Applied Ethics
Institute for Public Policy
Center for Irish Cultural Studies
New England Journal of Entrepreneurship
Accelerated Bachelor’s-Master’s Degree Programs
Institute for Ecology and Spirituality
College of Nursing Study Abroad Programs
Artificial Intelligence Lab

 

Credit Accepted

Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Carnegie Classification: Doctoral/Professional Universities
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

 

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