- 4 Year
- PORTSMOUTH, OH
- Academicsgrade C
- Valuegrade B minus
- Diversitygrade B+
- Campusgrade B
- Athleticsgrade B minus
- Party Scenegrade B minus
- Professorsgrade B minus
- Locationgrade C
- Dormsgrade A
- Campus Foodgrade B
- Student Lifegrade B minus
- Safetygrade B
Shawnee State is a student-focused public university preparing today's students to succeed in tomorrow's world. Our focus is on personalized learning, student success, academic excellence, affordability and college access. We are an open enrollment institution making college possible for all.
The majority of students at Shawnee State are the first in their families to go to college. Small class sizes allow for more one-on-one interactions and a wide variety of student life activities help students make strong connections and life-long friendships. Our Student Success Center provides tailored advising, tutoring and career counseling to help you reach your goals.
Nationally-ranked degrees, including Top 10 Game Design, Plastics, OT and Health Administration programs, offer a path for success for everyone.
Located in Portsmouth, OH on the banks of the Ohio River, Shawnee State's beautiful 62-acre campus is 92 miles south of Columbus, OH and 105 miles east of Cincinnati, OH.
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Most Popular Majors
- Healthcare Management63 Graduates
- Nursing61 Graduates
- Occupational Therapist Assistant57 Graduates
- Engineering Technician55 Graduates
- Biology44 Graduates
- Business36 Graduates
- Liberal Arts and Humanities24 Graduates
- Accounting23 Graduates
- Special Education and Teaching23 Graduates
- Psychology22 Graduates
Attend our upcoming special visit event: Shawnee Showcase Day
Visit Shawnee State University to explore our nationally and regionally ranked major programs and our renovated athletic center. Speak with faculty and staff about admissions and scholarships. Take a tour of our beautiful compact campus and our award-winning apartment style housing!
- Mix of Online and on Campus60%
- On Campus31%
- Open and friendly57%
- Looking for a fresh start22%
- Unique, sporty, eclectic4%
- Relaxed and respectful27%
- Everyone is very helpful and respectful13%
- Home away from home3%
- Modest yet exciting3%
- Not Worth It3%