Shaw University: Ranking & Review

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Shaw University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate53%48%55%
Applicants12,0604,4837,577
Admissions6,3752,1744,201
Enrolled undergraduates493202291
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,660694966

800 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

175 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Shaw University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$29,378$29,378
Off-campus$30,270$30,270
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,158 and other expenses per full academic year.

Shaw University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 971 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$11,808$11,808
Fees for full-time undergraduates$4,672$4,672
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$492$492
Tuition for Full-time graduates$10,404$10,404
Fees for full-time graduates$2,784$2,784
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$578$578

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3232
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2626
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2626
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1919
Psychology1818
Education61117
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1414
Theology and Religious Vocations1313
Health Professions and Related Programs1111
Social Sciences99
Philosophy and Religious Studies77
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services66
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities55
Biological and Biomedical Sciences22
Physical Sciences11
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand Total18324207

A total of 183 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Shaw University.

At the master's level 24 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate18%12%23%
  • Full-time retention rate - 43%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Alternative namesShaw U
Founded1865
MottoPro Christo et Humanitate
For Christ and Humanity
Religious affiliationBaptist
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff259
Instructional FTE98
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteshawu.edu
Address118 East South Street
Raleigh, North Carolina, 27601
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population440,000
Phone9195468200
Fax+1 (919) 546 8301

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