EIN 06-0776644

Sacred Heart University (SHU)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
5,054
Year formed
1963
Most recent tax filings
2020-06-01
Description
Sacred Heart University, the second-largest Catholic university in New England, offers more than 40 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs on its main campus in Fairfield, Connecticut, and satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland.
Also known as...
Sacred Heart University Incorporated

Program areas at SHU

Sacred Heart continues to offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Regardless of what undergraduate program or graduate programs 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 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 services, jandresevits learning center, the office of special services, and the wellness center, aim to serve student 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 mind while developing self-confidence and valuable leadership skills.
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.

Form 990s for SHU

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-26990View PDF
2019-062021-01-14990View PDF
2018-062019-08-17990View PDF
2017-062018-07-18990View PDF
2016-062017-10-04990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Sacred Heart University (SHU)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Cedar Street Charitable FoundationGeneral$800,000
 View purchase optionsSports Sponsorship Grant$484,252
 View purchase optionsRCSG$307,346
...and 54 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$77,332,002
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...and 15 more federal grants / contracts

Grants made by SHU

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield CountyDonation$20,000

Financials for SHU

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$17,624,249
Program services$353,026,896
Investment income and dividends$5,322,689
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$97,224
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,468,980
Net income from fundraising events$-181,515
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$378,358,523

Personnel at SHU

NameTitleCompensation
John J. PetilloPresident$935,357
Michael J KinneySenior Vice President for Finance and Administration$766,319
Phil Mccabe, M.S.Vice President for Finance
 View purchase optionsChief of Staff Vice President for Marketing and Communications
 View purchase optionsVice President for Information Technology
...and 15 more key personnel

Organizations like SHU

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Santa Clara University (SCU)Santa Clara, CA$550,696,402
Saint Johns University (SJU)Jamaica, NY$810,687,746
Loyola University Chicago (LUC)Chicago, IL$863,455,479
Regis UniversityDenver, CO$176,051,512
Seattle Pacific University (SPU)Seattle, WA$170,237,261
Seattle University (SU)Seattle, WA$370,909,912
Fordham UniversityBronx, NY$936,054,028
University of San Diego (USD)San Diego, CA$520,612,377
Loyola University MarylandBaltimore, MD$288,447,259
Creighton UniversityOmaha, NE$563,229,770
Salve Regina UniversityNewport, RI$118,742,613
Georgetown UniversityWashington, DC$1,684,831,601
DePaul UniversityChicago, IL$903,291,560
Marquette UniversityMilwaukee, WI$679,500,550
Providence CollegeProvidence, RI$299,300,711
University of TulsaTulsa, OK$292,120,959
Liberty UniversityLynchburg, VA$1,343,657,390
Baylor University (BU)Waco, TX$1,252,666,839
Azusa Pacific University (APU)Azusa, CA$298,077,591
University of San Francisco (USF)San Francisco, CA$554,812,646
Franciscan University of SteubenvilleSteubenville, OH$121,401,215
Fairfield UniversityFairfield, CT$361,744,489
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (SMU)Winona, MN$103,191,263
University of Missouri St Louis (UMSL)Saint Louis, MO$1,013,550,302
College of St. Scholastica (CSS)Duluth, MN$123,906,597
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$378,358,523
2020
Yearly growth
5.7%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$327,336,916
2020
Yearly growth
4.4%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$899,337,453
2020
Yearly growth
14.3%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
5,054
2020
Yearly growth
6.5%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825
Metro area
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
County
Fairfield County, CT
Website URL
sacredheart.edu/ 
Phone
(203) 371-7999
Facebook page
SacredHeartUniversity 
Twitter profile
@sacredheartuniv 
IRS details
EIN
06-0776644
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1963
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
B43: University or Technological Institute
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
Parent/child status
Independent