Sacred Heart University
#2080 Overall Influence#1133 Desirability Rank

Sacred Heart University

Private Roman Catholic university located in Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Sacred Heart University is a private Roman Catholic university in Fairfield, Connecticut. Sacred Heart was founded in 1963 by the Most Reverend Walter W. Curtis, Bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Sacred Heart was the first Catholic university in the United States to be staffed by the laity.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

10,742

Acceptance

60%

Graduation Rate

60%

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$41,150

Fees (in-state)

$270

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$34,545
30K-48K$35,988
48K-75K$38,673
75K-110K$42,568
110K+$42,736

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$61,800

Employed

94%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

8K

Under-Grads

6K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

5151 Park Ave, Fairfield CT 06825-1000

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

16 per 100k

Violent Crime

1 per 100k

What is Sacred Heart University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#1076 World Rank #533 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#1036 World Rank #583 USA Rank
Business
#1050 World Rank #611 USA Rank
Communications
#1677 World Rank #650 USA Rank
Computer Science
#1366 World Rank #749 USA Rank
Psychology
#2491 World Rank #827 USA Rank
Chemistry
#1504 World Rank #844 USA Rank
History
#1863 World Rank #860 USA Rank
Political Science
#1519 World Rank #892 USA Rank
Nursing
#2094 World Rank #946 USA Rank
Education
#4374 World Rank #1069 USA Rank
Economics
#3243 World Rank #1079 USA Rank
Literature
#3408 World Rank #1373 USA Rank
Medical
#2469 World Rank #1651 USA Rank
Criminal Justice

Other areas of influence

#2270 World Rank #688 USA Rank
Engineering
#2408 World Rank #670 USA Rank
Physics

Influential People

Who are Sacred Heart University's Most influential alumni?

Sacred Heart University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Communications, and Religious Studies. Sacred Heart University’s most academically influential people include Kevin Nealon, John Ratzenberger, and Ramón Colón-López.

Kevin Nealon
Kevin Nealon

American comedian

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John Ratzenberger
John Ratzenberger

American actor

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Ramón Colón-López
Ramón Colón-López

US Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant

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Michael Pavia

American politician

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Lydia Hearst-Shaw
Lydia Hearst-Shaw

American model and actress

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Frank Shakespeare
Frank Shakespeare

American businessman and diplomat

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Drew Denbaum
Drew Denbaum

American writer, actor and director

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Adam Fuller

American college football season

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Robert D. Scinto

American businessman

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Allan Manzi

Ugandan film director

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Richard A. Moccia

American politician

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Suzanne Greco

American businesswoman, president and CEO of Subway

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