Student Population by Gender

Sacred Heart University has a total of 8,958 enrolled students. By gender, 2,837 male and 6,121 female students (the male-female ratio is 32:68) are attending the school.
5,974 students have enrolled in undergraduate programs and 2,984 students joined graduate programs.
Total Student Enrolled By Gender
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total8,9585,9742,984
Men2,8372,073764
Women6,1213,9012,220

Student Distribution by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, 6,223 White, 482 Black, and 226 Asian students out of a total of 8,958 are attending at Sacred Heart University. Comprehensive enrollment statistic data by race/ethnicity is shown in the next chart.
All Students Undergraduate Graduate
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (all students)
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (Undergraduate)
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (Graduate)

Transfer-in Students (Undergraduate)

Among 5,974 enrolled in undergraduate programs, 257 students have transferred-in from other institutions. The percentage of transfer-in students is 4.30%.136 students have transferred in as full-time status and 121 students transferred in as part-time status.
Transfer-in Students Population by Attendance Status

Student Age Distribution

All Students Undergraduate Graduate
By age category, 25 students are younger than 18 and 8 students are older than 65 at Sacred Heart University. It has 6,253 students aged under 25 and 2,704 students aged 25 and over out of 8,958 total students.
Students Age Distribution by Gender
Students Age Distribution by Attendance Status
In undergraduate programs, 25 students are younger than 18 and 4 students are older than 65. SHU has 5,349 undergraduate students aged under 25 and 624 students aged 25 and over.
Undergraduate Students Age Distribution by Gender
Undergraduate Students Age Distribution by Attendance Status
It has 904 graduate students aged under 25 and 2,080 students aged 25 and over.
Graduate Students Age Distribution by Gender
Graduate Students Age Distribution by Attendance Status

Online Classes (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially who want to continue education and work in field. At Sacred Heart University, 1,102 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,699 students are enrolled in some online courses.
All StudentsEnrolled Exclusively Online Courses Enrolled in Some Online Courses
All Students8,9581,1021,699
Undergraduate5,9742391,557
Graduate2,984863142
Online Program Student Population

Student Location Enrolled Exclusively In Online Courses

589 students lived in Connecticut or jurisdiction in which the school is located are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 513 students live in other State or outside of the United States.
Connecticut ResidentsOther States in U.S. Outside of U.S.
All Students58949617
Undergraduate179582
Graduate41043815
Student Location Enrolled Exclusively In Distance Learning Course

Members In NEC

Sacred Heart University is a member of Northeast Conference (NEC). Check and Compare to other members.


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