Thank you for your decision to apply as a transfer student to Sacred Heart University. Please make sure that you are applying for the correct semester. The Fall 2018 semester starts in September 2018. The Spring 2019 semester starts in January 2019. You do not need to have all required materials at the time you submit the application.

Application Deadlines

Our priority deadlines are in place to ensure we have enough time to get you back financial aid information along with a credit evaluation, if applicable.

Spring 2019

Priority application deadline is December 1st

Fall 2019

Priority application deadline is May 1st

All applications that are submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on an individual basis depending on space available. If you would like to contact an admission counselor before you apply, feel free to do so.

Application Process

Full-time Transfer Students

  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Official high school transcripts or GED
  • Letter of recommendation from a professor, counselor, advisor or employer

Part-time Students

  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Official high school transcripts or GED

International Students

Use the link for more information:
International Undergraduate Admissions

Complete an online application

Nursing Transfer Students

Sacred Heart University College of Nursing does not accept internal or external transfer students to the First Professional Degree Program. 

SHU has recently acquired St. Vincent's College in Bridgeport, CT.  Qualified applicants are admitted to the Associate Degree Program in Nursing.  A graduate from this program is eligible to take the NCLEX RN licensure exam.  Please contact the St. Vincent's College admissions office to learn more (203-396-6267). 

Sacred Heart University College of Nursing offers an online program for RNs to complete a BSN degree. If you already have the RN license, please call (877-791-7181) to learn more about applying for the online RN-BSN degree program.

Visiting Students


If you are a student looking to take classes and are not working towards a Sacred Heart degree you are considered a visiting student. For more information, fill out this Visiting Student Form.

Once you have created your account via the Visiting Student form above, you will receive a confirmation with the part-time undergraduate registration form attached to it. Completely fill out both sides of this form and fax back to 203-365-4458 or scan and email to

To submit required materials please do one of the following:

Scan and Email:



Sacred Heart University
Undergraduate Admissions
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Fairfield, CT 06825