Shawnee State University: Ranking & Review

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Top 33%

Shawnee State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate69%70%68%
Applicants3,0111,1991,812
Admissions2,0758351,240
Enrolled undergraduates717344373
Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,5821,5971,985

378 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

21 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores36
Percent of students submitting SAT scores5%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
569
Math
557

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores674
Percent of students submitting ACT scores95%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
20
ACT Math
20

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates. Application fee for graduates - $30.

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

Shawnee State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$20,910$26,718
Off-campus$22,216$28,024
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,559 and other expenses per full academic year.

Shawnee State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 934 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$6,251$12,059
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,188$1,188
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$308$549
Tuition for Full-time graduates$9,031$22,074
Fees for full-time graduates$736$736
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$535$1,246

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs1505426230
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2579104
Education513081
Social Sciences184765
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields115162
Psychology4343
Visual and Performing Arts3737
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities181634
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2929
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies42024
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1717
Mathematics and Statistics24814
English Language and Literature & Letters1111
Legal Professions and Studies369
History99
Philosophy and Religious Studies88
Physical Sciences11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Grand Total23148364778

A total of 714 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Shawnee State University.

At the master's level 64 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate29%23%34%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Founded1975
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementShawnee State University places its students first. In meeting the growing needs of our students Shawnee State has revised its strategic plan. This required updating the mission statement, vision statement, and values of the university. The new mission statement is, We prepare today's students to succeed in tomorrow's world"."
Colorsroyal blue, dove gray
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff449
Instructional FTE214
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.shawnee.edu
Address940 Second St
Portsmouth, Ohio, 45662
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Fringe
City population37,000
Phone7403543205
Fax+1 (740) 351 3111

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