Siena Heights University


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Adrian (main campus) Undergraduate Programs

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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 2.93 GPA (winter 2019 semester).

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

21 Intercollegiate Athletic ProgramsAward-Winning      Again named a College of Distinction and Catholic College of Distinction for 2019-20.

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 top-ranked 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
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Siena Heights University announced that it will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding during the 2019-20 academic year. Originally founded as St. Joseph College by the Adrian Dominican Sisters in 1919, it was renamed Siena Heights College in 1939 and finally Siena Heights University in 1998.

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  Commencement Weekend 2020 When: 2/17/2020 12:00 AM Where: POSTPONED; CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES  
Support the Saints Strong Fund

University Fund Created to Help Meet Student Needs During Coronavirus Crisis

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UPDATE: March 23-2020

University Housing Closing March 23, 2020

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UPDATE: March 16-2020

Classes will continue in a remote format through the rest of the winter semester that ends May 1, 2020

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FAQs About SHU and Coronavirus

Siena Heights is moving all classes to a remote format for the rest of the winter semester that ends May 1, 2020. Read these FAQs to find out everything you need to know.

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SHU's Undergraduate Online Learning Program Again Nationally Ranked

Top-Rated in Michigan for Fourth Consecutive Year; Also Ranked in Best Online Bachelor’s Program for Veterans Category

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