|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Students with disability||6%|
|Student to faculty ratio||15:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,784 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Sacred Heart University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 10,017 applications and 5,731 students were granted admission. Sacred Heart University is at the #55 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In 2016-2017 academic year, Sacred Heart University's tuition was $38,050 for all students regardless of residency (42% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Sacred Heart University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 15% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,290 (which is 2.5% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Sacred Heart University in 2016-2017, was 867, which is 67% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,370 (which is 8.9% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Sacred Heart University has enrolled a total of 8,532 students (5,953 students full-time and 2,579 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 8,532 students, 132 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 33% men and 67% women and 5,428 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 3,104 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,145 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%
Non-resident alien: 6%
Black/African American: 5%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Sacred Heart University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||16%||374||372|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||11%||270|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||9%||216|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||4%||97|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||3%||60||0|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||46|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||2%||38|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Sacred Heart University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Sacred Heart University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $44,700. Last year, out of the total 1,285 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,221 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,386 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,303 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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