Tuition & Fees

$31,920

$31,920

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
16%
500-599
32%
400-499
43%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
37%
400-499
40%
300-399
11%
30-36
8%
24-29
31%
18-23
40%
12-17
20%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
28%
18-23
42%
12-17
25%
30-36
7%
24-29
33%
18-23
44%
12-17
16%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,705
Declined + 236
Total Received 1,941
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Private (nonprofit)

2,099

undergraduate students

1,819

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 5613
ACT 4396

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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 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 3,918
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: 27,284), 75 miles from Washington, DC; branch campus in Leesburg. Major airport serves Sterling (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
49%
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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
16%
500-599
32%
400-499
43%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
37%
400-499
40%
300-399
11%
30-36
8%
24-29
31%
18-23
40%
12-17
20%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
28%
18-23
42%
12-17
25%
30-36
7%
24-29
33%
18-23
44%
12-17
16%

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

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,705
Declined + 236
Total Received 1,941

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 $30,700
Room & board $10,180
Additional fees $1,220
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $43,600
Average Financial Aid - $19,949
Total with Avg. Aid $23,651

Financial Aid

49%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$19,949

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,418,713
State
Institutional $5,441,069
Other external
Total $7,859,782

Non-need-based

Federal
State $2,824,719
Institutional $15,664,181
Other external $22,975
Total $18,511,875

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
Arts/Media/Entertainment Management
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
Global Studies
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

54%

2,099
students

Female
60%
1,259

Male
40%
840

Graduate

46%

1,819
students

Female
72%
1,313

Male
28%
506

undergraduateFull-time

96%

2,024
students

Female
60%
1,211

Male
40%
813

undergraduatePart-time

4%

75
students

Female
64%
48

Male
36%
27

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
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

90%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

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

90

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

International Students

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

International Student Contact

Tiffany Mielke
Coordinator for International Admissions
540 665-4766
tmielke@su.edu

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