Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania: Ranking & Review

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Shippensburg
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United States
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World
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14141435
Top 9%

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate84%84%83%
Applicants5,2472,4182,829
Admissions4,3842,0302,354
Enrolled undergraduates1,218598620
Enrolled total (including graduate students)6,5703,1713,399

232 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

156 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,162
Percent of students submitting SAT scores95%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
525
Math
525

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores74
Percent of students submitting ACT scores6%
ACT Composite
20
ACT English
18
ACT Math
20

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $45. Application fee for graduates - $45.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
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

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$28,200$36,300
Off-campus$26,128$34,228
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,330 and other expenses per full academic year.

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,986 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$9,000$16,858
Fees for full-time undergraduates$3,086$3,328
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$300$702
Tuition for Full-time graduates$12,000$18,000
Fees for full-time graduates$3,480$3,768
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$500$750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services379127506
Education87101188
Social Sciences3990129
Psychology11414128
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service10919128
Biological and Biomedical Sciences8421105
Public Administration and Social Service Professions5549104
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs80989
English Language and Literature & Letters6262
History401050
Natural Resources and Conservation34943
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3838
Mathematics and Statistics3131
Visual and Performing Arts52126
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services111526
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics131124
Engineering1717
Physical Sciences1717
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1111
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies22
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Grand Total591,2923741,725

A total of 1,351 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.

At the master's level 374 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate52%48%55%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

General info

Alternative namesSU
Shippenburg
Shipensburg
Shipenburg
Ship
Founded1871
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff781
Instructional FTE323
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.ship.edu
Address1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, 17257-2299
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Fringe
City population2,500 - 10,000
Phone7174777447
Fax+1 (717) 477 1273

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