Universidad del Sagrado Corazon

country rank  5
world rank  3838

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University Overview

Founded in 1935, Universidad del Sagrado Corazon (University of the Sacred Heart) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Santurce (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Universidad del Sagrado Corazon (USC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Puerto Rican higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad del Sagrado Corazon (USC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 85 years old Puerto Rican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Puerto Rican higher education organization a very selective institution. USC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name University of the Sacred Heart
Acronym USC
Founded 1935
Motto Danti Mihi Sapientiam Dabo Gloriam
I will give glory to Him who gives me wisdom
Colours Wine red

University Location

Address Calle Rosales Esq. San Antonio Pda 26 1/2
Santurce
00907
Puerto Rico
Tel +1 (787) 728 1515
Fax +1 (787) 728 1692

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is neither required nor recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are required
Admission Rate 30-40%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities II
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad del Sagrado Corazon's Library
Universidad del Sagrado Corazon's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 133,702 physical volumes, 2,455 physical media, 423 digital/electronic medium
Housing Yes
Universidad del Sagrado Corazon provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 550 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1950


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico (CEPR)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021