Sacred Heart University
Fairfield, Connecticut
Student Size
6,000+ undergraduates and 2,000+ graduate students
College Type
Private, Catholic 4-Year University


As the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, and one of the fastest-growing in the U.S., Sacred Heart University is a national leader in shaping higher education for the 21st century. SHU offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs. The contemporary Catholic university is rooted in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, and at the same time cultivates students to be forward thinkers who enact change—in their own lives, professions and in their communities.

About This Episode

Meet 10 Sacred Heart University students who quickly made the Fairfield, Connecticut school home. They will share with you the endless opportunities available at SHU while you see the beautiful campus and its state-of-the-art facilities. You will be inspired.

From exciting hands-on learning to amazing performing arts to innovation, these students will show you what it means to be a Pioneer.

SHU Segment 01 - Hands-on Learning
SHU Segment 02 - Mentorship
SHU Segment 03 - Home & Community
SHU Segment 04 - Student Involvement
SHU Segment 05 - Performing Arts
SHU Segment 06 - Athletics & Pio Pride
SHU Segment 07 - Mission & Service
SHU Segment 08 - Innovation
SHU Segment 09 - Study Abroad
SHU Segment 10 - Post College Experience
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