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At A Glance

student-to-faculty ratioStudent-to-Faculty Ratio Our classes offer the personal attention students deserve.

SHU Student AthletesSTUDENT-Athletes

 Our student-athletes have a cumulative 3.05 GPA (fall 2017 semester).

Dominican TraditionDominican Tradition Catholic University founded by the Adrian Dominican Sisters in 1919.

21 Intercollegiate Athletic ProgramsAward-Winning Programs like Creative Writing Are Nationally Recognized.

Our Locations Coast-to-Coast
We have eight locations in Michigan and online.

90% Placement in Medical SchoolWell-Prepared    
Our students have about a 95 percent placement rate into medical school.

Financial AidAffordable Approximately 90% of Adrian campus undergrads receive financial aid.

Online Bachelor's Program Online Excellence
  We're No. 1 in Michigan and Ranked Nationally by U.S. News & World Report.

More than 50 MajorsMore than 50 Majors

 We offer bachelor's and master's degrees with a Liberal Arts focus. 

Top 25  Value
In the top 25 "most affordable" Roman Catholic Colleges with high starting salaries for graduates.

  Sibs & Kids Weekend 2018 When: 3/23/2018 12:00 AM Where: Adrian Campus; March 23-25     Sports Psychologist Dan Saferstein When: 3/20/2018 7:00 PM Where: Rueckert Auditorium     Women's Lacrosse vs. Ursuline When: 3/21/2018 6:30 PM Where: O'Laughlin Stadium     Men's Volleyball vs. Lourdes When: 3/21/2018 7:00 PM Where: Fieldhouse  
SHU's Online Program Ranked Best in Michigan for Second Straight Year Siena Heights Tied for 23rd Nationally, According to U.S. News and World Report Read More about SHU's Online Program Ranked Best in Michigan for Second Straight Year Game On at Siena Heights! eSports Added as a Scholarship Sport for Fall 2018 Read More about Game On at Siena Heights! New Spencer PAC Debuts with 'Young Frankenstein' April 12-14 Alumni Dinner Theater Event April 14 Read More about New Spencer PAC Debuts with 'Young Frankenstein' April 12-14 Alumni Event: Saints Gather in Royal Oak Join SHU President Sister Peg Albert March 20 at Bigalora! Read More about Alumni Event: Saints Gather in Royal Oak Commencement 2018 SHU will conduct Commencement ceremonies in Adrian on May 5 and 6. Click here for everything you need to know. Read More about Commencement 2018

The Siena Effect

Meet Siena


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Arthur Gwoszdz

Digital Communications and Computer Information Systems major; Student Government President; Brazil

Faculty & Staff

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Gail A. Ryder

Associate Professor of Humanities


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Andrew Staton '03

Hollywood Actor and Stuntman