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Shenandoah University
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  • 4 Year
  • WINCHESTER, VA

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Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

1460 UNIVERSITY DR
WINCHESTER, VA 22601
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
From Shenandoah University

Shenandoah University is a private, nationally-ranked university that blends professional career experiences with broad-based education. We invite you to join our close-knit community, which is rich in creative energy and intellectual challenge.

Shenandoah University educates and inspires individuals to be critical, reflective thinkers; lifelong learners; and ethical, compassionate citizens who are committed to making responsible contributions within a community, a nation, and the world.

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Shenandoah University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
74%
SAT Range
1000-1200
ACT Range
18-26
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$31,089 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$16,761 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
7:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 70 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 79 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 80 responses

Majors

Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity at Shenandoah University

Shenandoah University is committed to fostering a Diverse community supported by an Equitable, Inclusive campus climate.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    27%
  • On Campus
    72%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,097 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
170
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
23%
Varsity Athletes
21%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 43 responses
  • Friendly
    49%
  • Unique
    21%
  • Open-minded
    14%
  • Global
    7%
  • Tired
    5%
  • Outgoing
    2%
  • Welcoming to all
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
90%
Poll
38%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 64 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 91 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 47 responses
  • Diverse
    32%
  • Small class sizes
    28%
  • Determined : to help every student succeed
    21%
  • Money grubbing corporation
    9%
  • Deceiving
    2%
  • Home away from home
    2%
  • Outgoing
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 44 responses

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