Sacred Heart Campus & Community


Sacred Heart’s main campus is located in Fairfield, Connecticut. Fairfield County, Connecticut has been voted one of the best places to live by multiple publications. Sacred Heart students enjoy a close proximity to New York City and Boston. Fairfield is 90 minutes from Manhattan and 150 minutes from Boston.  

Because Sacred Heart University is located in New England, students can expect to experience all four seasons. In the summer, temperatures average between 23-30 degrees Celsius. Temperatures decrease steadily during the fall. During the winter months, temperatures range from -2-8 degrees Celsius and snow is common.

Fairfield County is home to a lively music scene, interesting museums, and delicious restaurants. Sacred Heart is also conveniently located about an hour away from Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Connecticut.


The Sacred Heart campus totals about 71.25 acres.  Sacred Heart University has recently added a modern, state-of-the-art building named the Linda E. McMahon Commons. Aimed at providing students with academic, spiritual, social, and extracurricular services, the McMahon Commons represents the forward-thinking mentality of Sacred Heart University.