Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Shippensburg, PA

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Shippensburg, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$13,544

$14,022

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
470
75th
570
25th
470
75th
22
25th
15
75th
24
25th
16
75th
23
25th
15
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,349
Declined 411
Total Received 6,760
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Public

5,763

undergraduate students

1,108

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, founded in 1871, is a public, comprehensive university. The oldest building on campus, dating from 1871, is registered as a National Historic Landmark. Its 200-acre campus is located in Shippensburg, 50 miles southwest of Harrisburg.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 6,871
Established in 1871
Coeducational Coeducational

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200‐acre campus in Shippensburg (population: 5,575), 50 miles from Harrisburg. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Harrisburg. School operates transportation to local mall and around campus and town. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA
17257-2299

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
Percent 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
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
59%
Bottom 1/2
41%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
470
75th
570
25th
470
75th
22
25th
15
75th
24
25th
16
75th
23
25th
15

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,349
Declined 411
Total Received 6,760

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores

Recommended

Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • 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
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

92%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,355

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,570
Room $7,670
Board $4,924
Additional fees $3,974
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $27,338
Average Financial Aid - $6,355
Total with Avg. Aid $20,983

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,946,143
State $5,565,322
Institutional $4,516,570
Other external $1,569,610
Total $19,597,645

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $86,044
Institutional $756,288
Other external $1,163,081
Total $2,005,413
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 717 477-1131
F: 717 477-4028
finaid@ship.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

bass fishing, boxing, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, kronum, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, strength training, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

bass fishing, boxing, cycling, dance, equestrian sports, fencing, kronum, ultimate Frisbee, rugby, strength training

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, kickball, soccer, softball, street hockey, volleyball, wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Applied Psychology.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering, General.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Organizational Behavior Studies.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Reading Teacher Education.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sustainability Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

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

6,871

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

5,763
students

Female
52%
3,003

Male
48%
2,760

16%

1,108
students

Female
64%
706

Male
36%
402

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

5,046
students

Female
51%
2,587

Male
49%
2,459

12%

717
students

Female
58%
416

Male
42%
301

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

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 15
Countries most often represented Canada
Finland
Gabon
Niger
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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