The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • SHU has more expensive tuition & fees ($44,350) than Mount St. Mary's University ($43,650).
  • It is harder to admit to SHU than Mount St. Mary's University.
  • SHU has more students with 8,958 students while Mount St. Mary's University has 2,406 students.
  • SHU has more full-time faculties with 317 faculties while Mount St. Mary's University has 132 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Sacred Heart University and Mount St. Mary's University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
SHUMount St. Mary's University
SHUvs.Mount St. Mary's University
Fairfield, ConnecticutLocationEmmitsburg, Maryland
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (medium programs)
$44,350Tuition & Fees$43,650
90% ($16,740)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)94% ($24,846)
$16,740Average Amount of Financial Aid$24,846
60.28 %Acceptance Rates64.23 %
23.03 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)13.31 %
-SAT Score1,095
-ACT Score22
73 %Graduation Rate69 %
-Transfer-out Rate28 %
83 %Retention Rate74 %
8,958Student Population2,406
317Number of Faculties132
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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