Sacred Heart Major Seminary

Overview of Sacred Heart Major Seminary

Sacred Heart Major Seminary is found in Detroit, MI. Detroit is a large city. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Roman Catholic identity. Sacred Heart Major Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master's degree at the school.

Areas of Study

Sacred Heart Major Seminary is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Sacred Heart Major Seminary Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in.


Sacred Heart Major Seminary maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

Students numbered 448 in 2007-2008 at the school. A large number of students at Sacred Heart Major Seminary are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time. Sacred Heart Major Seminary offers students meal plans.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Sacred Heart Major Seminary

Sacred Heart Major Seminary
2701 Chicago Blvd
Detroit , MI 48206-1799
General Phone: (313) 883-8512

Sacred Heart Major Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy89philosophy, religious music, theology
Liberal Arts8liberal arts and sciences

Number of programs and degrees for Sacred Heart Major Seminary in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree182
Award of less than 1 academic year302
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years51
Associate's degree21
Postbaccalaureate certificate11
Master's degree411

Sacred Heart Major Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Sacred Heart Major Seminary had a total enrollment of 448 students (219 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 65%
Women 35%
Full-Time 37%
Part-Time 63%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 56%
Graduate 44%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 79%
Black 4%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 3%
Unknown 8%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 1%
20-21 1%
22-24 6%
25-29 12%
30-34 8%
35-39 8%
40-49 26%
50-64 36%
65+ 4%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

Puerto Rico33%

Sacred Heart Major Seminary Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 25 %

Sacred Heart Major Seminary Room and Board (2007)

Sacred Heart Major Seminary offers campus housing for 115 of its 219 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Detroit, Michigan for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Michigan Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Sacred Heart Major Seminary Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Sacred Heart Major Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 13,540
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,540
Room and board $ 7,400
Books and supplies $ 1,367
Other expenses $ 3,285

Financial Aid:
Sacred Heart Major Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 231300)

Sacred Heart Major Seminary Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year8$46,4311*
Associate professorcalendar year5$47,2692*
Assistant professorcalendar year8$29,6201*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year21$40,2265$51,555

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Sacred Heart Major Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Religion And Philosophy
Religious/Sacred Music
Theology/Theological Studies

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Sacred Heart Major Seminary Highlights

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What Sets Sacred Heart Major Seminary Apart:

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% students 40 years or older
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% of freshmen enrolled part-time
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
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% of degrees in religion and philosophy
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Sacred Heart Major Seminary % of degrees in religion and philosophy
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Sacred Heart Major Seminary Dorm rooms per full-time student

checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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