Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Rankings

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In the World#1358 of 14178
In North America#415 of 2629
In the United States#376 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#18 of 155
In Shippensburg#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
91%
Average SAT
1040
Average ACT
20
Aid receiving
91%
Undergraduates
5,274
Graduates
810
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
ship.edu

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate91%90%92%
Applicants6,0192,7483,271
Admissions5,4912,4783,013
Freshmen enrolled full time1,292627665
Freshmen enrolled part time44

51 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

208 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,229 or 95%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 930
or below

75% of them
had 1150
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania are 930-1150 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
129 or 10%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania are 16-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White4557 (75%)
Black or African American701 (12%)
Hispanic361 (6%)
Two or more races248 (4%)
Asian91 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown65 (1%)
Nonresident Alien57 (0.9%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,252
Students receiving aid
91%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$9,570$9,288
Tuition in-state$9,570$9,288
Tuition out-of-state$17,362$13,932
Fee in-district$3,174$2,682
Fee in-state$3,174$2,682
Fee out-of-state$3,424$2,898

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,981
Combined charge for room and board$12,702
Room charge$7,778
Meal charge$4,924

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General10489
Psychology, General1135
Biology & Biological Sciences, General877
Social Work5637
Marketing & Marketing Management, General81
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies80
Journalism72
Finance, General61
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management56
Accounting49
Management Information Systems, General49
Early Childhood Education and Teaching42
Environmental Studies345
Kinesiology and Exercise Science38
History, General2412
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services31
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs30
Mathematics, General30
Political Science and Government, General29
English Language and Literature, General28
Public Administration1114
Sociology22
Art & Art Studies, General22
Rhetoric and Composition19
Special Education and Teaching, General18
Curriculum and Instruction16
Organizational Behavior Studies15
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching13
Chemistry, General13
Reading Teacher Education13
Superintendency and Educational System Administration12
Computer Software Engineering11
Computer and Information Sciences, General65
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies11
International & Global Studies10
Educational Leadership and Administration, General10
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education10
Physics, General9
Geography8
Economics, General8
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other6
Speech Communication and Rhetoric6
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services5
French Language and Literature3
Spanish Language and Literature2
Geology & Earth Science, General1
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist1
Grand Total1,23929812
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate58%55%62%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 20%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,357
Citations
27,358

Publication count by topic

Psychology
309
Business
121
Political science
100
Economics
97
Sociology
91
Mathematics
75
Computer science
68
History
60
Medicine
56
Biology
54
Chemistry
51
Geography
49
Engineering
44
Art
32
Environmental science
29
Geology
15
Materials science
12
Physics
9
Philosophy
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Economics10133,542
Psychology107910,126
Art122350
Geography13561,034
Business14081,570
History144443
Engineering14932,298
Political science1605308
Sociology1899382
Geology2222226
Environmental science2666366
Biology27182,223
Chemistry29701,562
Medicine3038947
Computer science3179620
Physics3247152
Mathematics3292337
Materials science443591

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901325
19911233
1992927
19931754
19941566
19951672
19962182
19971782
199824108
199920142
200027148
200113196
200227262
200326319
200433473
200538582
200629762
200755901
200842867
2009461159
2010651225
2011731404
2012581627
2013821868
2014732092
2015782052
2016551923
2017591817
2018491548
2019791874
2020742202

General info

Alternative namesSU
Shippenburg
Shipensburg
Shipenburg
Ship
Founded1871
WikipediaShippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff802
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, 17257-2299
United States
City population5,000
Phone7174777447
Fax+1 (717) 477 1273

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