Overview

Applicants
3,686
Acceptance Rate
74%

SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
440 - 588
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
433 - 628
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
18 - 24

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

Other Admission Factors


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
18:1
Total Faculty
311
with Terminal Degree
86

167
Men
144
Women
19
Minority

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

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Management Information Systems, General.
  • Office Management and Supervision.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Art Teacher Education.
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Special Education and Teaching, General.

  • ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS.

  • Computer Engineering Technology/Technician.
  • Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General.
  • Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology.
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other.
  • Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology.
  • Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Athletic Training/Trainer.
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant.
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist.
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic).
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant.
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
  • Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant.
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.
  • Radiologist Assistant.
  • Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES.

  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • General Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.
  • Physical Sciences, Other.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • International Relations and Affairs.
  • Social Sciences, General.
  • Sociology.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Design and Applied Arts, Other.
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General.
  • Game and Interactive Media Design.
  • Music, General.


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

Notable Faculty

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics


Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$6,251
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$11,504
Required Fees
$1,113
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,440

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$2,688

On-Campus Room and Board
$9,552
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

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

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)

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

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
4,114
Foreign Countries Represented
20

Demographics

5.62%
African-American
86.55%
Caucasian
3.30%
Unknown
1.33%
International

57% female
43% male
11% are out of state
80% are full time
20% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
24%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
43%

Campus Environment
Suburban

Housing Options

Dorms Coed
Other
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
31
Number of Honor Societies
2

Number of Social Sororities
1
Number of Religious Organizations
3

1% join a fraternity
1% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
NAIA

7% participate in intramural sports
6% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Bears)
5 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Women's Sports (Bears)
6 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health

Sustainability

63/99

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

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Rick Merb
Interim Director of Admissions

Address
940 Second Street
University Center, Office of Admissions
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Phone
740-351-3221

Email
rmerb@shawnee.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Vern Riffe Center for the Arts
University Center
Clark Planetarium

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Floodwall Murals

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m.
Average Length: 30 min.

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Advance Notice
Other

Contact Email Address for Visit
jcook@shawnee.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Amtrak; Greyhound; Columbus Airport;

Local Accommodations
Holiday Inn Downtown - Portsmouth; Super 8; AmeriStay; Holiday Inn Express; Comfort Inn and Days Inn - Wheelersburg


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