Sacred Heart University

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Sacred Heart University



Tuition

$25,300 / year

Room and Board

$10,320

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$50




Educational Resources

Libraries

52 electronic databases; Rycenga Religion Collection; NEVAS Human Right Collection, Video cassette and dvd collections.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 131,237 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 871 current serial subscriptions.
  • 225,731 microforms.
  • 1,646 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts, Gallery of Contemporary Art, WSHU-FM radio station.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 330 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 150 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 500 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 325 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 5,000 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 7,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 68% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 1% of housing units are Singles.
  • 67% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 17% of housing units are Triples.
  • 15% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 15 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 73% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 87% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 75% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: SHU-Vivor; SHU-Idol; Mr. SHU; Greek Weekend (including skit night, semi-formal and carnival); Midnight Breakfast; Spring Concert
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 65 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Kappa Delta-International Sociology Honor Society; Alpha Phi Sigma-Criminal Justice Honor Society; Alpha Sigma Lambda-National Continuing Education Honor Society; Delta Epsilon Sigma-National Scholastic Honor Society; Delta Mu Delta-National Honor Society for Business Administration; Lambda Epsilon Chi-National Paralegal Honor Society; Sigma Tau Delta-National Honor Society for English; Phi Alpha Theta Phi-National Honor Society for History; Psi Chi-National Honor Society in Psychology; Psi Sigma Iota-International Foreign Language Honor Society; Sigma Theta Tau-International Honor Society of Nursing; Theta Alpha Kappa-National Honor Society for Religious Studies/Theology; Phi Eta Sigma-Honor Society for First-Year Students;
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Student Ministries, Music Ministry, Hunger for Peace, Encounter with Christ, Candlelight Vigil
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International Club, La Hispanidad, UMOJA, Polish Club, Ciao Italia, Celtic Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Marching Band; Pep Band; Jazz Band; Executive Board; Class Officers; Senate; Student Events Team (Programming Board); Finance Board (allocates our Student Activity Fee); Greek Life (oversees all Greek Organizations); Council of Clubs and Organizations (oversees all clubs); Winter Guard; Concert Band; American Chemical Society; Art Club; Ballroom Dance Club; Band Council; Celtic Club; Best Buddies; Amphibians and Reptiles Club; Circle K; College Democrats; College Republicans; Commuter Council; Criminal Justice Club; Dance Team; Debate Society; English Club; Finance & Economics Club; Finance Board; Gay/Straight Alliance; Greek Council; Habitat for Humanity; Helping Hands; Independent Music Club; Ciao Italia; International Club; Inter-Resident Council (IRC); La Hispanidad; Martial Arts; Media Studies Association; Men's Rugby; National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH); Outing Club; Pre-Occupational Therapy; Pre-Physical Therapy; Psychology Club; Sport Management Club; Student Alumni Association; Student Events Team (SET); Student Government Senate; SHU FORCE; SHU ELITE (Gymnastics); Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE); Student Nurses Association; Social Work Organization; Society & Environment Club; Society for Human Resource Management; SHU Players; UMOJA; Women's Rugby; Prologue (Yearbook); Spectrum (Newspaper); WHRT (Radio Station); Student Athletic Training Organization;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Spectrum/Weekly

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): New York, NY (55), Hartford/Springfield (72)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Bridgeport, CT (7)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Fairfield, CT (7)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 75% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 28% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,157
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 4 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 5% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 6 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 5% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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