Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA

Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$33,900

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
510
75th
600
25th
500
75th
26
25th
18
75th
26
25th
17
75th
26
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,968
Declined 678
Total Received 2,646
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Private

2,665

undergraduate students

2,316

graduate students

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School Facts

Shenandoah University, is a private, church-affiliated, comprehensive university. It was founded in 1875 and gained university status in 1991. Of its 359-acre campus, 195 acres are located on the Shenandoah River, located in Winchester, VA, 72 miles from Washington, DC.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,981
Established in 1875
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

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359-acre campus in Winchester (population: 28,108), 75 miles from Washington, DC; branch campus in Leesburg. Major airport serves Sterling (51 miles); train serves Martinsburg, WV (25 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Shenandoah University
1460 University Drive
Winchester, VA
22601

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
52%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
67%
Bottom 1/2
33%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
510
75th
600
25th
500
75th
26
25th
18
75th
26
25th
17
75th
26
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 3
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,968
Declined 678
Total Received 2,646

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Admission test scores
Formal demonstration of competencies

Recommended

Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Secondary School Rank
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

91%

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

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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$15,734

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,580
Housing & Food $10,810
Additional fees $1,320
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $46,210
Average Financial Aid - $15,734
Total with Avg. Aid $30,476

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,225,005
State
Institutional $12,037,161
Other external
Total $14,262,166

Non-need-based

Federal
State $3,561,758
Institutional $12,482,584
Other external $548,655
Total $16,592,997

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 432-2266
F: 540 665-4939
finaid@su.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/outdoor)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Old Dominion Athletic Conference, Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Acting. yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Applied Behavior Analysis. yes
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General. yes yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Conducting. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Dance, General. yes
Drama and Dance Teacher Education. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
History, General. yes
Keyboard Instruments. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation. yes
Music Pedagogy. yes yes
Music Performance, General. yes yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes yes
Music Technology. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes yes
Music Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Music, General. yes
Musical Theatre. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physical Therapy/Therapist. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Political Science and Government, Other. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Public Health, Other. yes
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other. yes yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Religious/Sacred Music. yes yes
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Exercise Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-veterinary science

4,981

total students

61%

in-state

39%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

54%

2,665
students

Female
63%
1,676

Male
37%
989

46%

2,316
students

Female
75%
1,728

Male
25%
588

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

2,060
students

Female
59%
1,224

Male
41%
836

23%

605
students

Female
75%
452

Male
25%
153

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented China
El Salvador
France
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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