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Address5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
Net Price
School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Sacred Heart University Campus, Fairfield, CT

2019 Tuition & Fees and 2020 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2019 tuition and fees are $41,420. For graduate programs, its 2019 graduate school tuition and fees are $26,524.
The estimated 2020 tuition & fees are $43,084. The estimated 2020 graduate school tuition & fees are $25,024.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation of the school is $61,800.
2018-19 Tuition & Fees2019-20 Estimation
SHU 2018-2019 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Sacred Heart University 2019-2020 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2019-2020 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2019 Key Stats

The Acceptance ratio at Sacred Heart University is 60% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 23%. The average graduation rate is 72%. Total 8,543 students are attending at the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in next table.
2019 Key Academics Stats at SHU
Acceptance Rate »60%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) »23%
Graduation Rate »72%
Retention Rate84%(full-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio7.14% (14 to 1)
Student Population »8,543 (5,603 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$16,740
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$61,800

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Sacred Heart University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs which designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers . Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at SHU
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCAir Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
SHU provides a number of student services including academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at SHU
Remedial servicesNo
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Special Characteristics

Next table illustrates special characteristics of Sacred Heart University.
SHU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity2,930

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