Shenandoah is an above-average private, Christian university located in Winchester, Virginia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,016 undergraduate students. The Shenandoah acceptance rate is 88%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Exercise Physiology. Graduating 57% of students, Shenandoah alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,000.
NCAA Division III (with football)
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.70 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.73 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.74 responses
Most Popular Majors
Exercise Physiology46 Graduates
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration19 Graduates
Sport and Fitness Management15 Graduates
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching14 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.58 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.85 responses
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- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.44 responses
Shenandoah University Reviews
I have loved my time at Shenandoah! The staff and faculty are all extremely passionate about their specialties. They are open and will sit down and have a heart to heart conversation with you. The campus is warm and inviting, the student life is full of energy and opportunities for involvement. We all come together for the homecoming football games in the fall, and the breathtaking conservatory performances all year round. My favorite time of the year on campus is just before Winter break when campus is all decorated with red and blue Christmas lights. And then there's always the Apple Blossom festival at the end of the spring semester.
I like that Shenandoah University has a beautiful campus and is in a very safe area in Winchester, Virginia. I like that the Shenandoah River is nearby and Abraham's creek flows right through campus. I am a part of the conservatory at Shenandoah University and I admire all the incredibly talented artists who attend this school to pursue their passion in the fine arts. I believe we have strong academics and through the extra domain of general education we are encouraged to become well-rounded, knowledgeable learners. I also love that Shenandoah University has Division 3 athletics. The sports are competitive but no where near as much as a Division 1 school. The school is very small and we are lucky to have athletics at all! I would like to see better facilities especially for the dance students. I am a dancer myself and I often get shin splints from unsprung floors. Also, with the amount of choreographing/composition we have to do, we should have facilities open to us at all times.
I cannot imagine attending another University. Shenandoah has made me feel at home since the first day. The campus is a wonderful size, if you prefer a smaller size. The professors are beyond amazing, the truly care about your success. In regards to sports, students are very school spirited, we are highly supportive of all teams. Saturday football games are always a blast with friends. The safety of the school is very good too, considering we're an open campus, DPS really does their best to monitor everything. I highly recommend attending this University.