Tuition & Fees

$31,322

$31,322

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
31%
400-499
38%
300-399
12%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
38%
400-499
33%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
32%
400-499
38%
300-399
17%
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
24%
18-23
43%
12-17
20%
6-11
4%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
36%
18-23
36%
12-17
27%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
33%
18-23
48%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,677
Declined + 367
Total Received 2,044
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Private (nonprofit)

2,010

undergraduate students

1,810

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Kinesiology
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 5613
ACT 4396

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School Facts

Shenandoah is a private, church-affiliated, comprehensive university. It was founded in 1875 and gained university status in 1991. Of its 315-acre campus, 195 acres are located on the Shenandoah River, located in Winchester, VA, 72 miles from Washington, DC.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,820
Established in 1875
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Winchester, VA

315-acre campus in Winchester (population: 27,216), 75 miles from Washington, DC; branch campus in Leesburg. Major airport serves Sterling, VA (51 miles); train serves Martinsburg, WV (25 miles). Bus and public transportation serve campus.

Shenandoah University
1460 University Drive
Winchester, VA 22601

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
31%
400-499
38%
300-399
12%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
38%
400-499
33%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
32%
400-499
38%
300-399
17%
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
24%
18-23
43%
12-17
20%
6-11
4%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
36%
18-23
36%
12-17
27%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
33%
18-23
48%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,677
Declined + 367
Total Received 2,044

Admissions Factors

Important

Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Andy Woodall
Executive Director of Recruitment and Admissions
P: 800 432-2266
F: 540 665-4627
admit@su.edu

Cost

Tuition $30,132
Room & board $9,990
Additional fees $1,190
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $42,812
Average Financial Aid - $29,543
Total with Avg. Aid $13,269

Financial Aid

32%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$29,543

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,794,976
State $0
Institutional $1,382,087
Other external $0
Total $4,177,063

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $3,338,901
Institutional $18,016,261
Other external $231,500
Total $21,586,662

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track (indoor)
track (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Old Dominion Athletic Conference
Mascot
Hornets, Buzzy
School colors
navy, red, and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Acting
Administration/Leadership
Applied Behavior Analysis
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Church Music
Collaborative Piano
Composition
Conducting
Core Studies
Criminal Justice
Dance
Economics/Finance
Education
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Health Care Management
History
Jazz Studies
Kinesiology
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Music Education
Music Production/Recording Technology
Music Theatre Accompanying
Music Therapy
Musical Arts
Musical Theatre
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Occupational Therapy
Organizational Leadership
Outdoor Leadership/Education
Pedagogy
Performance
Performing Arts Leadership/Management
Pharmacy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Religion
Respiratory Care
Sociology
Spanish
Sport Management
Theatre Design/Production
University Interdisciplinary Studies
University Studies
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Undergraduate

53%

2,010
students

Female
59%
1,189

Male
41%
821

Graduate

47%

1,810
students

Female
71%
1,294

Male
29%
516

undergraduateFull-time

95%

1,927
students

Female
60%
1,140

Male
40%
787

undergraduatePart-time

5%

83
students

Female
60%
49

Male
40%
34

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

87%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

80

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented China
France
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
Venezuela
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Vanessa Venura
Senior Coordinator for International Admissions
540 665-4581
admit@su.edu

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