Founded in 1963, Sacred Heart University is a Catholic, private, coeducational, residential four-year liberal arts institution granting bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees. SHU is the first lay-led Catholic university in the United States and the second-largest Catholic university in New England. Sacred Heart University was founded on a mission to bring social justice to a broken world, and since their inception, they have been – continually and increasingly – committed to the realization of that goal – both within themselves and the greater community.
The Princeton Review's 2022 guidebook, The Best 387 Colleges, places SHU among the best universities while U.S. News & World Report’s guidebook, Best Colleges 2022, reports Sacred Heart as one of the best universities in the nation.
Sacred Heart University is located in one of the most economically vibrant regions in the United States. Internships and job opportunities are available in Connecticut as well as nearby in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia and other major cities.
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|Institution Type||Private University|
|Application Fees||USD 0 - USD 160|
|Tuition Fees||USD 9,600 - USD 46,600|
|Location||Fairfield, Connecticut, United States of America|