Prospective Students

We will make you feel like part of the community the first time you set foot on campus.  Come visit and see for yourself

As you get to know more about Sacred Heart University, you’ll probably have a few questions about life as a Pioneer. As the second-largest Catholic university in New England, SHU provides men and women with a comprehensive, hands-on education rooted in the liberal arts and Catholic Intellectual Tradition—and we have a passion for helping students meet exhilarating challenges. From our growing campus in Fairfield, Connecticut, our students enjoy singular academic opportunities, connect one-on-one with diverse faculty, engage in tremendous career-building programs and, as alumni, remain caring members of our campus community.


So, are you ready to learn more?

Good, because we have lots of answers for you in this handy guide. From academics to student life, from admissions to financial aid, it’s all here. As you get to know Sacred Heart, you’ll find that it is more than a great school, it’s a wonderful place to be. Pick a topic below.


•  Admissions and Student Profile FAQs

•  Academics and Study Abroad FAQs

•  Career Development and Placement FAQs

•  Student Life and Athletics FAQs

•  Financial Assistance FAQs