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Sacred Heart University

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Causes: Education, Universities

Mission: At sacred heart university, we not only prepare students for the future, but also give them a deeper appreciation of who they are and all they can be. Through our distinctive mission and commitment to leadership in catholic higher education, we help students help others and, together, we make a difference in the world. The shu mission: the pursuit of truth and knowledge as intrinsically valuable; commitment to excellence in all that we do; responsibility for the common good of society; recognition of the dignity and worth of every human being; preservation, transmission and development of the liberal arts and catholic intellectual traditions. Our vision is to shape graduates knowledgeable of self, rooted in faith, educated in mind, compassionate in heart, responsive to social and civic obligations and able to respond to an ever-changing world.

Programs: Sacred heart continues to offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Regardless of what undergraduate program or graduate studies are chosen, our focus on academic opportunities - rooted in the catholic intellectual traditions and the principles of engaged learning - creates an absorbing, customized educational experience for each student.

sacred heart university's student financial assistance office is committed to helping students and their families find the most affordable options available for attending college. For full-time undergraduate students, there are basically two types of financial assistance: first, traditional merit or need-based aid; and second, a range of other options open to students and their families whether they qualify for traditional aid or not. Several financial assistance options are also available to qualified part-time undergraduate students and graduate students.

sacred heart university is committed to serving the needs of its diverse student population by offering an array of services designed to ensure student success. These services, provided through academic advising, student life, career servcies, jandresevits learning center, the office of special services, and the wellness center, aim to serve students in a manner that is consistent with the mission. The university also promotes active engaged learning outside of the classroom. Our athletics programs are about more than just competition and winning, they are built on longstanding tradition of helping our student-athletes realize their potential, strengthen their character, and empower their minds while developing self-confidence and valuable leadership skills.

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