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Sacred Heart University

About Sacred Heart University

Bishop Walter W. Curtis created Sacred Heart University in 1963. At the time, the main goal of this university was to provide education to all members of society, regardless of creed, ethnicity, sex, or religion. It currently provides undergraduate and graduate degrees in accounting, communications, nursing, and engineering, among other subjects.

St. Vincent's College, the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology, the College of Health Professions, the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Communication, Media & the Arts, the School of Social Work, the School of Computer Science and Engineering, the College of Nursing, and the Isabelle Farrington College of Education are the six colleges that make up the university. It is the only university in Luxembourg that offers a certified American MBA programme.

SHU's main campus is in Fairfield, Connecticut, which is close to both Boston and Manhattan. Stamford and Griswold are the locations of the satellite campuses. The institution also has two foreign campuses, one in Ireland and the other in Luxembourg. Dining facilities, health care facilities, a broadcast centre, and an arts centre are just a few of the student-friendly features available on the main campus. The university provides students with complimentary shuttle services that run throughout the week. Additionally, students have access to on-campus housing.

The university invites international students from more than 40 different nations. The Conley Award, the Trustee Scholarship, the Community College Scholarship, and the College Scholarship are just a few of the university's many scholarships and grants available to students. The average class size at Sacred Heart University is 21 students, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1. SHU has campuses in Luxembourg and Dingle, Ireland, and provides approximately 20 study abroad programmes to students in 17 countries across the world.

Sacred Heart University Rankings

  • #35 Regional Universities North - US News & World Report 2018
  • #217 National University Ranking - US News & World Report 2021

Why Sacred Heart University Luxembourg?

  • Luxembourg currently has 102 students enrolled.
  • There are more than 40 different countries represented among the students.
  • Engineers, consultants, lawyers, interpreters, bankers, and other professionals are among the students.
  • Optional study excursions to Asia and to our US campus are available.
  • There are almost 600 alumni.

Top Programs in Sacred Heart University

Programs Fees Per Annum
M.Sc Computer Science and Information Technology $28,350
M.B.A $35,460
Master in Social Work $43,070
Master in Public Administration $43,070
M.A Criminal Justice $14,025

Sacred Heart University International Student Admission

In order to apply for admission to Sacred Heart University, international applicants must supply certain additional documentation. The following are some of them:
Application Portal- Online
Application Fees- 50 USD-75 USD
Admission Requirements:

  • Official scholastic records 
    • From all secondary schools or universities/colleges attended
  • Minimum academic requirements
    • Minimum GPA as specified
    • Relevant diplomas and degrees
    • Letter of Recommendation
  • Educational Consultant Agent Release 
    • It is a separate form provided by the University 
    • Applicants must not enlist the assistance of any agents in any aspect of their application.
  • All international transcripts are evaluated course by course. 
    • Any NACES-accredited organisation, such as WES, SpanTran, or any other
    • These transcripts must be translated into English
  • Test results for English language proficiency.
  • Resumes, work samples, essays, and other documents are examples of supplements.
  • A photocopy of your passport with your biographical information.
  • Within nine months of enrollment at SHU, an official bank letter is issued.

Sacred Heart University English Language Requirements

International students who wish to be admitted to the university must submit English language competence scores. The university accepts a variety of tests, which are shown below along with their minimum criteria.

English Proficiency Test Minimum Score
PTE Academic 62
Cambridge C1 Advanced 180
Duolingo English Test 110

Sacred Heart University Highlights

University Type Private
Establishment Year 1963
Location Fairfield, Connecticut
Campus Setting Sub-urban
Mode of Program Full-time, part-time, online
Total enrollment 9,100
Mode of Application Online
Average GPA 3.55
Student-faculty ratio 13:1
Work-study Available

Sacred Heart University Annual Cost to Attend

Fee Cost
Tuition $42,800
Books and Supplies $1,200
Other Fees $270
Room and Board $15,960
Budget for Other Expenses $2,650
Total One Year Cost $62,880

Know more about Studying in USA

Tuition Fees in USA (1st Year Average) BE/Btech: USD 28300 | MS: USD 22693 | BBA: USD 26616 | MBA: USD 29558 | BSc: USD 29418 | MA: USD 20452 | MIS: USD 22133 | MFin: USD 37683 | MEng: USD 29558 | MIM: USD 35301 | MEM: USD 23254 | MArch: USD 34741 | MFA: USD 28857 | BHM: USD 27176
Average Accomodation & Food Costs in USA USD 700 to 1000 Per Month
Entrance Exams in USA TOEFL: 86 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 60 | GRE: 309 | GMAT: 560 | SAT: 1177
Work and Study in USA Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit. Know More
Post Study Work Permit in USA One to Two Years after graduation depending on the course.
Cost of Student Visa in USA USD 160
Student Visa in USA F1 Visa for USA allows you study permit in USA in full time academic courses. Any accredited school, college, university, academic institute, seminary, or conservatory in USA must accept you beforehand to apply for F1 visa in USA. Know More
Intakes in USA There are Three Intakes in USA: Fall (August-September), Spring (January) Know More
Top Job Sectors in USA Health Care, Education, Construction, Hospitality & Tourism, Business Services, Finance.
Economy in USA GDP Growth of 2.1% (Q4 2019), The Larges Economy of the World by Nominal

Sacred Heart University Average Tuition Fee Per Year


$ 41,990


$ 25,000

Costs per year

Overall cost of living

$ 16,610

Campus accommodation

$ 10,500

Please note that fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.