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: https://bearsnet.shawu.edu/ICS/Admissions/Home.jnz?portlet=EX_FormFlow_-_Forms&screen=FormView&screenType=change&form=7a1d5350-a70f-441e-ad03-c85272f3d9f4
Address: 118 East South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,291
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 18%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 598 (46% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $16,480
Out-of-state Tuition: $16,480
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $10,550

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Shaw University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Shaw University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 2
Social Sciences 2
Theology and Religious Vocations 2
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 223

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $16,480
Out-of-state $16,480
Books and supplies $1,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $13,188
Out-of-state $13,188

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 387 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 376 96% $10,550
Student loan aid 353 91% $6,913

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,223 94% $10,685
Federal student loans 1,123 86% $7,558

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 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,311 1,605 2,706
Percent admitted 100% 59% 66%
Percent admitted who enrolled 6% 7% 5%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2020

Total Enrollment 1,291
Undergraduate enrollment 1,174
Graduate enrollment 117

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
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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.

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