Shawnee State University

Portsmouth, OH

Shawnee State University

Portsmouth, OH

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Tuition & Fees

$8,556

$14,714

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,000
Declined 860
Total Received 2,860
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Public

3,406

undergraduate students

176

graduate students

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School Facts

Shawnee State University, founded in 1986, is a public university. Its 50-acre campus is located in Portsmouth, 100 miles west of Cincinnati and 86 miles south of Columbus.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,582
Established in 1986
Coeducational Coeducational

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50-acre campus in Portsmouth (population: 20,171), 46 miles from Huntington, WV and 100 miles from Columbus. Served by bus; air serves Huntington; larger airports serve Cincinnati and Columbus; train serves South Shore, KY (three miles).

  • Metropolitan area: Charleston-Huntington-Ashland Area
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Huntington Tri-State

Shawnee State University
940 Second Street
Portsmouth
45662

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • campus ministry
  • Health Executives and Administrators Learning Society
  • Student Programming Board
  • Student Government Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Springfest
  • Scare Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
1%
Top 1/4
22%
Top 1/2
24%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.3

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,000
Declined 860
Total Received 2,860

Admissions Factors

Considered

standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
academic GPA
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 18
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,556
Room & board $10,864
Books & supplies $1,214
Other fees $1,818
Total $22,452

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Game and Interactive Media Design
General Studies
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Management Information Systems, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Office Management and Supervision
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

3,582

total students

88.17%

in-state

11.83%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

3,406
students

Female
54%
1,852

Male
46%
1,554

5%

176
students

Female
76%
133

Male
24%
43

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

2,832
students

Female
53%
1,477

Male
47%
1,355

17%

574
students

Female
66%
375

Male
34%
199

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 68%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

183

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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