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Sacred Heart University (SHU) is a private institution with its main campus located in Fairfield, Connecticut. SHU offers a wide range of bachelor's degree programs through its seven academic faculties including: Jack Welch College of Business, Isabelle Farrington College of Education, and School of Communication, Media and the Arts.
  • Average Tuition USD 39,570
  • Acceptance Rate 60%
  • Students 5,496
  • International Students 1.35%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 55,090
  • Intakes August, mid-January
  • Application Deadline March 1,November 1
  • Transfer yes
  • Campus Setting Suburban

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School Description

Sacred Heart University (SHU), with global campuses in Ireland and Luxembourg, is home to over 8,000 students from 30 countries. Students can choose from a wide range of bachelor's degree programs including: Accounting; Coastal and Marine Science; Digital Communication; Game Design and Development; and Healthcare Administration. SHU provides the students access to new and innovative campus facilities such as the WSHU Broadcast Center, ‌Great River Golf Club, Martire Business & Communications Center and Center for Healthcare Education‌. With more than 60 clubs and organization on-campus, SHU students have endless opportunities. SHU's academic curriculum integrates hands-on internships that equip students with the skill set required to succeed in their professional careers. More than 90% of first-year students reside inside safe and comfortable rooms on-campus, located within the Seton, Merton, Roncalli, and Toussaint residence halls. SHU students can enjoy affordable and scrumptious meals in food courts, cafes, and other dining facilities around the campus.
  • 01SHU is included in the Princeton Review's "Best 382 Colleges: 2019 edition".
  • 02SHU is ranked 35th in the U.S News and World Report's "Best Regional Universities North" rankings for 2019.
  • 03SHU is among the Forbes list of 'America's Top Colleges' in 2018.

Bachelor Programs

  • 5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, CT 06825, United States
    USD 39,570 Tuition Fee

    Accounting

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.  

  • 5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, CT 06825, United States
    USD 39,570 Tuition Fee

    Advertising

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Advertising. The program offers courses that focus on the study of advertising theory; marketing strategy; adv more
  • 5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, CT 06825, United States
    USD 39,570 Tuition Fee

    Biology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant more
  • 5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, CT 06825, United States
    USD 39,570 Tuition Fee

    Business

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buy more

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum SAT 1020

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    International students are automatically reviewed for merit-based scholarships worth up to $17,500. These scholarships can be renewed for up to four years, provided that the student maintains the required cumulative GPA. Additionally, students may also be eligible for activity-based, need-based, and endowed scholarships.

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    Established in 1963

    SHU is the second-largest Catholic university in New England.

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