Applied Learning

Distinctive programs with a commitment to personal success

Our undergraduate and graduate schools and programs prepare our students for leadership and success in today’s dynamic global environment.

We offer competitive, rigorous academics and professional partnerships that enable SHU students to expand their education beyond the classroom and into the real world. We are proud to host nine honor societies at our University in such areas as international business, paralegal studies, psychology, nursing, history, foreign languages and continuing education.

The strength and effectiveness of a Sacred Heart University education is consistently recognized by The Princeton Review, which includes SHU in its The Best 379 Colleges: 2015 and Best 295 Business Schools: 2014 and U.S.News & World Report ranks SHU among the best regional universities in the North in its annual “America’s Best Colleges” publication, making it one of the top New England liberal arts colleges. We have also be recognized as one of the Best Catholic Colleges by  In addition, our business and education programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) respectively.

Our students enjoy greater access to faculty, industry leaders and professional and experiential educational opportunities that pay dividends after graduation and beyond.