Sacred Heart University

#2719 / #765
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#1133
Most Desirable School

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

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About Sacred Heart University

According to Wikipedia, Sacred Heart University is a private, Catholic university in Fairfield, Connecticut. It 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.

Sacred Heart University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate
12,189 66% 73%

How Much Does Sacred Heart University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$45,230
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $33,708
30K - 48K $34,095
48K - 75K $39,402
75K - 110K $42,433
110K+ $42,957

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Sacred Heart University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Sacred Heart University, then you can expect to earn an average of $61,800 per year. You also have a 94% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Sacred Heart University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
8,516 6,143 2,373

Where is Sacred Heart University?

Sacred Heart University is located at 5151 Park Ave, Fairfield CT 06825-1000

How Safe is Sacred Heart University?

Fairfield has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Sacred Heart University Known For?

Sacred Heart University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Sacred Heart University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

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 Nursing, Communications, and Business. Here are some of Sacred Heart University's most famous alumni:

Kevin Nealon
Kevin Nealon
An American comedian.
Brian Hamilton
An American entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Frank Shakespeare
Frank Shakespeare
An American businessman and diplomat.
Suzanne Greco
An American businesswoman, president and CEO of Subway.
Michael Pavia
An American politician.
John Ratzenberger
John Ratzenberger
An American actor.
Ramón Colón-López
Ramón Colón-López
A 4th Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Teresa López
Teresa López
A Puerto Rican photographer.
Thomas W. Bucci
A Mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut, succeeded by Mary C. Moran..
Nick Johnson
An American ice hockey player.
Jon Corto
An American football player.
Ken Murphy
An American soccer player-coach.