Sacred Heart Major Seminary Rankings

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RankRanking
#7990 of 14,160In the World
#1888 of 2,624In North America
#1800 of 2,523In the United States
#50 of 62In Michigan
#5 of 6In Detroit
#926 of 1,003For Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
#5021 of 5,152For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
100%
Avg. cost to attend
$24,334 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
279
Graduates
171
Male:Female Ratio
65:35
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

Sacred Heart Major Seminary Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate100%100%100%
Applicants19127
Admissions19127
Freshmen enrolled full time44
Freshmen enrolled part time1587

140 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

25 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
SAT/ACT Recommended
TOEFL Considered but not required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White317 (70%)
Hispanic71 (16%)
Nonresident Alien33 (7%)
Black or African American11 (2%)
Asian9 (2%)
Two or more races7 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown2 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$24,334/year
Average aid awarded
$12,133
Students receiving aid
100%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$20,375$29,539
Tuition in-state$20,375$29,539
Tuition out-of-state$20,375$29,539
Fee in-district$120$120
Fee in-state$120$120
Fee out-of-state$120$120

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity120
Combined charge for room and board$10,995

Sacred Heart Major Seminary Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Theology & Theological Studies1251
Philosophy18
Grand Total12051
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%
  • Part-time retention rate - 57%

Publications & Citations

Publications
77
Citations
30

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
68 / 26
Philosophy
46 / 12
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
35 / 7
Sociology
11 / 9
Medicine
8 / 2
Law
6 / 3
Psychology
5 / 1
Art & Design
4 / 1
Healthcare Management (MHA)
4 / 2
Political Science
4 / 4
Biology
3 / 4
History
3 / 0
Classics and Ancient History
2 / 0
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
2 / 0
Social Psychology
2 / 1
Sexology
2 / 0
Art History
2 / 1
Gender Studies
1 / 3
Aesthetics
1 / 0
Business
1 / 1
Evolutionary Biology
1 / 4
Demography
1 / 0
Public Policy / Administration
1 / 1
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
1 / 0
Media Studies
1 / 4
Singing and Vocal Performance
1 / 0
Genealogy
1 / 1
Criminology and Criminal Justice
1 / 1
Creative Writing
1 / 0
Publishing
1 / 0
Nursing
1 / 0
Psychiatry
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200241
200310
200440
200520
200622
200780
200873
200991
201030
201142
201224
201311
201401
201550
201621
201735
201832
201953
202092

Notable alumni

  1. James Aloysius Hickey

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    James Aloysius Hickey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1920-2004 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    James Aloysius Hickey was an American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Washington from 1980 to 2000, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1988.

  2. Dale Kildee

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    Dale Kildee
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1929-.. (age 92)
    Enrolled in Sacred Heart Major Seminary
    In 1952 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianteacher
    Biography

    Dale Edward Kildee is an American retired politician who served as U.S. Representative of Michigan from 1977 to 2013. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

  3. Allen Henry Vigneron

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    Allen Henry Vigneron
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    theologianCatholic priestphilosopherlinguist
    Biography

    Allen Henry Vigneron is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He is the current Archbishop of Detroit and Ecclesiastical Superior of the Cayman Islands, having previously served as Bishop of Oakland from 2003 to 2009.

  4. John M. Quinn

    Photo
    John M. Quinn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    John Michael Quinn is an American prelate of the Catholic Church. He was named as the eighth Bishop of the Diocese of Winona in 2008. Since 2018 he is the first to use the title the Bishop of Winona-Rochester.

  5. Bernard Joseph Harrington

    Photo
    Bernard Joseph Harrington
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1933-.. (age 88)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Bernard Joseph Harrington is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the seventh Bishop of Winona.

  6. Francis R. Reiss

    Photo
    Francis R. Reiss
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    theologianCatholic priest
    Biography

    Francis Ronald Reiss is an American prelate of the Catholic Church. He served as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Detroit until Pope Francis accepted his resignation on November 11, 2015.

  7. John A. Trese

    Photo
    John A. Trese
    Years
    1923-2004 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    Monsignor John Arthur Trese was an American Roman Catholic priest serving the Archdiocese of Detroit from 1951 to 2000.

General info

Alternative namesSacred Heart
Sacred Heart Seminary
SHMS
Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Inc.
Total FTE staff60
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions

Location and Contacts

Address2701 Chicago Blvd
Detroit, Michigan, 48206-1799
United States
City population680,000
Phone3138838500