Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania campus

Overview

Applicants
6,126
Acceptance Rate
89%
Average HS GPA
3.26

GPA Breakdown

21%
Over 3.75
15%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
21%
2.50 - 2.99
9%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
440 - 530
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
440 - 550
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
410 - 520
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
18 - 23

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
19:1
Total Faculty
365
with Terminal Degree
291

203
Men
162
Women
51
Minority

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
40%
Graduate in 5 years
55%
Graduate in 6 years
57%

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Journalism

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst

  • Education

  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching

  • Engineering

  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Rhetoric and Composition

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • French Language and Literature
  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • International/Global Studies
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

  • Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Studies

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Public Administration
  • Social Work

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

  • Social Sciences

  • Economics, General
  • Geography
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art/Art Studies, General


Degrees

Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Dean Koontz
Author

C. Jeanne Bowers Shaheen
U.S. Senator, New Hampshire

Richard Pizzarro
Software Engineer and Entrepreneur

Christine Owens
Senior Vice President, UPS

Jeff Lee
Principal Consultant, J. Lee & Associates, & Retired Sr VP for Pepsico

Rob Davis
Director of Player Development, Green Bay Packers

William Klunk
Medical Researcher

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
40%
Graduate in 5 years
55%
Graduate in 6 years
57%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,302

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,122

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,975

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
78%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$31,436

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$5,649

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$7,060
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$15,886
Required Fees
$2,992
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,200

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,096
Transportation for Commuters
$1,780

On-Campus Room and Board
$11,428
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
6,027
Foreign Countries Represented
29

Demographics

1.41%
Asian
10.35%
African-American
4.70%
Hispanic
78.17%
Caucasian
1.44%
Unknown

50% female
50% male
94% are full time
6% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
34%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
87%

Campus Environment
Village

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Dorms Coed
Other
Theme Housing
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
112
Number of Honor Societies
25

Number of Social Sororities
8
Number of Religious Organizations
5

8% join a fraternity
9% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

22% participate in intramural sports
10% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Red Raiders)
9 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Soccer
Swimming
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Lady Raiders)
11 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
Womens Center
LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
150

Average Number of PC's per Lab
25

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
90%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Mr. William H. Washabaugh
Acting Dean of Admissions

Address
Office of Admissions
Old Main 105
Shippensburg, PA 17257-2299

Phone
717-477-1231


Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Ceddia Union Building
Heiges Field House
Student Recreation Center
Learning Center
Lehman Library
Starbucks, Dauphin Humanities Center, Ritazza Coffee Shop, Student Fitness Center, Reisner Dining Hall, Huber Art Center/Gallery, and newly expanded Student Union Building.

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Historic Chambersburg
Gettysburg Battlefield
Outlet Shopping Centers, Gettysburg/Hagerstown, MD
Civil War Museum - Harrisburg
5 State Parks in a 20-mile radius
6. Variety of restaurants 7. Harrisburg Mall

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 10 am Mon-Tues-Thurs-Fri & some Saturday
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
10 am Mon-Tues-Thurs-Fri & some Saturday

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Coach Directly

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit
http://shipraiders.com/

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact the faculty member directly

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Harrisburg International Airport, Hagerstown Regional Airport,Bus Service to Harrisburg and Hagerstown, MD and on-campus Raider Regional Transit