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Sacred Heart University

Men
Women
# Applicants
2,871
4,910
# Admitted
2,140
3,792
% Admitted
74.5%
77.2%
% Overall
76.2%

Students who got into SHU:

Tips mention: Interview (9), ACT/SAT (12), Grades (29), Sports/Extracurriculars (13), College Essay (4)
You don't really need to sweat itOct 22 2008Undecided
You don't really need to sweat it... I believe there are students here who didn't even write an essay. There are definitely people who work hard here for good grades and people who don't do any work and get bad grades and look.. .their in the same place...
Male
Write a goodSep 05 2008Finance
Write a good essay i guess, and have good grades..if you talk about your parents income and how spoiled you are , i think you will get in
Female
I wrote a pretty goodJul 19 2006Business - Management and Administration
I wrote a pretty good essay, did well on my SAT's and carried a 3.8 GPA in high school. Playing a sport deff. helps.
SAT: 2280 Male
I applied and wrote anJan 29 2004Computer Science
I applied and wrote an essay. Got decent financial aid. I was offered full tuition to Marywood University but I turned it down to go here because I love the atmosphere so much. Apply ASAP because you will get more fin aid - i applied kinda late to all the colleges because I have a procrastination problem. If you get accepted and decide to go - get your deposit in ASAP or you'll get stuck in a triple, which happened to me and it totally sucks.
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