Shaw University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

118 East South Street

Raleigh, NC 27601

(919) 546-8275

(800) 214-6683

Fax: (919) 546-8271



Contact: Cassandra Clifton

Interim Director of Admissions and International Counselor
Main Address

118 East South Street

Raleigh, NC 27601

(919) 546-8200

www.shawuniversity.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,480

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,453

Setting

Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management A,B
International Business B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Recreational Therapy B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies A,B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Shaw University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(919) 546-8200
Website:www.shawu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address:118 East South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,844
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):30%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,110 (60% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$16,580
Out-of-state Tuition:$16,580
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$11,074

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Shaw University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Shaw University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education21
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs4
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2
Social Sciences2
Theology and Religious Vocations2
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total263

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Shaw University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Shaw University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$16,580
Out-of-state$16,580
Books and supplies$1,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,188
Out-of-state$13,188

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid39398%
Grant or scholarship aid39098%$11,074
Student loan aid36591%$7,036

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,43395%$10,615
Federal student loans1,39592%$7,631

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Shaw University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Shaw University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants9,6083,7475,861
Percent admitted100%45%52%
Percent admitted who enrolled7%8%6%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Shaw University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,844
Undergraduate enrollment1,713
Graduate enrollment131

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Shaw University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology

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