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About University of the Sacred Heart

University of the Sacred Heart is a private, religious school in an urban setting in San Juan, PR. University of the Sacred Heart was founded in 1935 and now enrolls around 5,666 students a year, including 4,635 undergrads.

University of the Sacred Heart offers housing for up to 550 students.

As of 2021, the total market value of University of the Sacred Heart's endowment was $18.545 million There are 21 University of the Sacred Heart undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 University of the Sacred Heart Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 35%
Average GPA 3.0

2022 University of the Sacred Heart Regular Decision Application Deadline

University of the Sacred Heart Early Admission

University of the Sacred Heart does not offer early decision or early action.

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2021 Acceptance Rate for University of the Sacred Heart

It is moderately difficult to get into University of the Sacred Heart. In 2021, University of the Sacred Heart accepted 35% of applicants. In 2021, 1,830 out of 5,261 total applicants were accepted.

University of the Sacred Heart Waitlist

University of the Sacred Heart reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into University of the Sacred Heart?

University of the Sacred Heart is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to University of the Sacred Heart, applicants must submit the following items.

University of the Sacred Heart Application Requirements

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Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0.5
Other Requirements Vaccination certificate
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for University of the Sacred Heart

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to University of the Sacred Heart.

Does University of the Sacred Heart Require the ACT or SAT?

University of the Sacred Heart does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.


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Does University of the Sacred Heart Offer Dorms?

Yes! University of the Sacred Heart provides on-campus housing for up to 550 students.

University of the Sacred Heart students are active in the school's La Red (personal development center), Student Council and Judo Club.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at University of the Sacred Heart.

Financial Aid at University of the Sacred Heart

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is University of the Sacred Heart a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of the Sacred Heart

About 75% of students who start at University of the Sacred Heart return the next year. Out of the 496 students who started at University of the Sacred Heart as first-time freshman, 43 graduate within four years.

University of the Sacred Heart's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 35%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does University of the Sacred Heart sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is University of the Sacred Heart a good school for you?

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Where is University of the Sacred Heart Located?

University of the Sacred Heart is located in the urban setting of San Juan, PR.

If you want to see University of the Sacred Heart for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Las Americas to San Juan, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Luis Munoz Marin International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of the Sacred Heart and San Juan are like without leaving home.

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College Info

PO Box 12383 San Juan, PR 00914-0383

Campus Setting: Urban

University of the Sacred Heart Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jun 30

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 30

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of the Sacred Heart is Jun 30.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of the Sacred Heart is Jun 30.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of the Sacred Heart is like? There are approximately 5,666 students enrolled at University of the Sacred Heart, including 4,635 undergraduate students and 1,031 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from PR and 2% percent of students are from other states.

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