Shenandoah University Rankings

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In the World#1999 of 14178
In North America#615 of 2629
In the United States#563 of 2528
In Virginia#15 of 63
In Winchester#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
74%
Average SAT
1100
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$29,311 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,040
Graduates
1,751
Male:Female Ratio
33:67
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
su.edu

Shenandoah University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate74%82%70%
Applicants2,3228521,470
Admissions1,7276951,032
Freshmen enrolled full time503241262

533 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

497 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
446 or 89%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1000
or below

75% of them
had 1200
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Shenandoah University are 1000-1200 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
105 or 21%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Shenandoah University are 18-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
College-preparatory program Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1930 (51%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown932 (25%)
Black or African American361 (10%)
Hispanic201 (5%)
Asian152 (4%)
Nonresident Alien134 (4%)
Two or more races35 (0.9%)
American Indian or Alaska Native15 (0.4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander13 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$29,311/year
Average aid awarded
$17,178
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$25,591
$30-48K$24,514
$48-75K$26,518
$75-110K$27,566
$110K+$28,324

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$31,890$21,400
Tuition in-state$31,890$21,400
Tuition out-of-state$31,890$21,400
Fee in-district$1,290$1,265
Fee in-state$1,290$1,265
Fee out-of-state$1,290$1,265

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,087
Combined charge for room and board$10,570

Shenandoah University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse138
Pharmacy113
Business Administration and Management, General5334
Physical Therapy & Therapist86
Physician Assistant52
Occupational Therapy & Therapist51
Education, General47
Biology & Biological Sciences, General42
Music Performance, General25143
Exercise Physiology36
Psychology, General34
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration23
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management20
Speech Communication and Rhetoric16
Music Therapy & Therapist95
Athletic Training & Trainer14
Public Health, Other13
Business & Managerial Economics13
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin13
Dance, General12
Music Teacher Education84
Musical Theatre11
Applied Behavior Analysis11
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies10
Educational Leadership and Administration, General45
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels9
Acting8
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology8
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist8
Music Pedagogy71
English Language and Literature, General6
Environmental Studies6
Mathematics, General6
Political Science and Government, General5
History, General5
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General5
Music Technology5
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching4
Chemistry, General4
Music Theory and Composition12
Spanish Language and Literature3
Religious & Sacred Music21
Sociology2
Kinesiology and Exercise Science2
Human Services, General2
Jazz & Jazz Studies1
Keyboard Instruments1
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies1
Conducting1
Grand Total545274210
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate60%50%67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%

Publications & Citations

Publications
766
Citations
13,479

Publication count by topic

Medicine
306
Psychology
140
Computer science
39
Business
35
Sociology
35
Biology
34
Economics
27
Chemistry
25
Political science
25
History
16
Art
13
Geography
10
Materials science
9
Engineering
8
Mathematics
8
Environmental science
4
Philosophy
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art138334
Psychology16683,661
Sociology1669563
Business1793851
Medicine18684,319
Economics2232390
History23408
Philosophy27033
Political science297843
Materials science3084680
Biology32131,224
Computer science3381493
Geography361050
Chemistry4037405
Engineering433650
Environmental science477815
Mathematics558210

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199432
199587
1996331
1997244
19981147
1999662
20009114
200114136
200216154
200323182
200417215
200523224
200624269
200728334
200824388
200928523
201035567
201132653
201236688
201333822
201447962
2015471059
201649961
2017471068
201855904
2019661054
2020591318

General info

Alternative namesSU
Founded1875
WikipediaShenandoah University
MottoYes you can!
Colorsred, blue
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff788
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address1460 University Dr
Winchester, Virginia, 22601-5195
United States
City population27,000
Phone5406654500

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