Shepherd University

Shepherdstown, WV
University Website: WWW.SHEPHERD.EDU
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Shepherd University, formerly Shepherd College, is a state-funded university in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, United States. The University currently serves more than 4,200 students.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $1,300.00 avg tuition

301 N. King St
Shepherdstown, WV 25443-3210
(304) 876-5000

Apply online Admissions:
unexpected.shepherd.edu/
Financial Aid:
www.shepherd.edu/faoweb

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
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Shepherd University

Statistics:
Applied 2,024
Admitted 1,776 88%
Enrolled total 769
Full Time: 759
Part Time 10
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 460 560
SAT Math 450 550
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 19 25
ACT Math 17 23
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 68%
4-year graduation rate 21%
6-year graduation rate 44%
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 Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Required
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Shepherd University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $350.00 $350.00 $1,300.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $5,204.00 $5,204.00 $13,118.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $226.00 $226.00 $596.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $262.00 $262.00 $964.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $5,768.00 $5,768.00 $7,586.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $335.00 $335.00 $475.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,130.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $2,200.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $45.00
Graduate Application Fee $40.00
Books and Supplies $1,100.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 86%
Percent receiving grant aid 67%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,067.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 62%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,638.00

Shepherd 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
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Information Technology X
EDUCATION
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Music Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in West Virginia

Name Amount Deadline
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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