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Shaw University

Raleigh, NC
University Website: www.shawu.edu
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Shaw University, founded as Raleigh Institute, is a private liberal arts institution and historically black university (HBCU) in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Founded in 1865, it is the oldest HBCU in the Southern United States.

Shaw is affiliated with the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina and a member of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. which supports the Shaw University Divinity School. Along with Howard University, Hampton University, Lincoln University, PA and Virginia Union University, Shaw was a co-founding member of the NCAA Division II's Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Conference, the oldest African American athletic association in the U.S. The university has won CIAA championships in Football, Basketball (women's and mens), and Men's Tennis.

The university won a 5-year grant with University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill to create a Partnership for the Elimination of Health Disparities for minorities, and a 7-year grant with Johns Hopkins University for Gerontological Research. In 2007, Shaw received $2.5 million from the National Science Foundation to support its Nanoscience and Nanotechnology program. In 2004, Shaw University received $1.1 million from the U.S. Department of Education to develop an Upward Bound Program.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $10,440.00 avg tuition

118 East South Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 546-8200

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Shaw University

Statistics:
Applied 6,551
Admitted 3,126 48%
Enrolled total 725
Full Time: 679
Part Time 46
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 48%
4-year graduation rate 17%
6-year graduation rate 34%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Shaw University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $10,440.00 $10,440.00 $10,440.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $2,786.00 $2,786.00 $2,786.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $435.00 $435.00 $435.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,252.00 $9,252.00 $9,252.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,986.00 $1,986.00 $1,986.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $514.00 $514.00 $514.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,560.00 $8,100.00 $4,390.00
Other Expenses $3,440.00 $4,390.00 $4,390.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,300.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 99%
Percent receiving grant aid 94%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,683.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 89%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,910.00

Shaw University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Elementary Education and Teaching X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Divinity/Ministry X
Religious Education X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music, General X

Shaw University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
UNCF General Scholarship Up to $5,000 March 24, 2017

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