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Sacred Heart University

College of Nursing

Fairfield, CT

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Sacred Heart University

Overview

Sacred Heart University / College of Nursing is located in Fairfield, CT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Post-Master's Certificate) Family nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Clinical
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing education
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Leadership
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Clinical nurse leader
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing management and executive leadership

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 260
Doctoral Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
500 clinical hours
Doctoral Degrees Capstone

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

70
Applied
48
Accepted
32
Enrolled
69%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, BSN or RN plus BS (for MSN)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, MSN or BSN plus MS in related field (for DNP)

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

713
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.45%
Black or African American 7.29%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.28%
Asian 4.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.98%
Unknown 7.01%

Gender

Male (6%)
Female (93%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 29
Male (3)
Female (43)

Location & Contact

Address 5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT  06825
United States
Contact Mary Alice Donius
Dean of Nursing
Email: doniusm@sacredheart.edu
Phone: 203-365-4508

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