Shenandoah University Reviews
I am currently a freshman conservatory student majoring in double bass performance. At Shenandoah University there are lots of ways to get involved and apply yourself. I love representing the school as a Hornet Ambassador and volunteering on campus. There are also always activities going on on campus to make up for the sometimes lacking surrounding area.
Opportunity to study and or travel abroad, and smaller sized classroom with a greater student to professor ratio therefore more time with a professor
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.
Many activities are provided here. The professors truly care. The other students are wonderful to work with. They have a really great program over here and my experience for the most part has been great. However, there are times where it feels like the University cuts corners on there students. Such as low quality food, poor quality dorms, lack of rec/ gym area, and poor quality selection of food. They say they are on a budget yet spend millions of dollars on a sports complex when we are not really a sporty school.
I like the community. With the small student body and small campus it makes it easy to connect with others. This has been useful in the sense that it helps build a network as we build our careers and it provides an opportunity to learn from others while having a family at the same time.
Personally, I love Shenandoah its a very good school to learn and branch off to meet new people .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.
Class sizes for the upper level classes are small. Everyone is friendly and caring. As a student you feel like the teachers and administration care about you. There are lots of performances and concerts to go to for free with your student ID. With the smaller school size you get to know your fellow classmates pretty quick.
I love the small campus vibe. You are able to know people easier, have a connection with teachers, and get from one class to another quicker!
I like how small the campus is and the ratios of teacher to student. The professors here are all really great. There are over 80 clubs to join and even though we are a D3 school, the sports teams are really good. The are lots of new and nice buildings being made for athletics and the college of Arts and Sciences. The food has improved a lot over the past two years, and the conservatory puts on really good performances. Also, I love how close all the restaurants and shops are.
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.
great school with great academics, great people that go there, everyone is friendly, great teachers, everyone is there to better themselves, great campus, but the only downfall is that it is a small school so there are days where you can get bored
I found Shenandoah to be a place with good curriculum and generally decent professors - a lot of mine were excellent but I know of a lot of not-excellent ones, but when reported, they were addressed by the necessary offices and authorities. I found Shenandoah to be open-minded but still full of faith; proud of its tradition but not stuck in it; and although I complain about the food and lack of parking and mold problems they've had in years past, I've made friends that I would give my life for and found a program that I can't imagine myself working outside of. I study music composition and Shenandoah has broken me down as a composer and is rebuilding me, and the process is one I enjoy.
Shenandoah was a wonderful school to visit! Their conservatory program looked very competitive and prestigious, which is exactly what I am looking for! Their dorms were fabulous and so were their facilities. The students I encountered on campus were fantastic to meet and I cannot wait to go back again in February for my Conservatory audition!
Very family oriented, seemed like home. I went on a blind recruiting visit for football and truly fell in love with the school. It sits in the Shenandoah Valley and is rich with the history of our founding fathers.
I like how Shenandoah is such a small school. The longest walk on campus is seven minutes so you can always make it to class on time. You get a really amazing sense of community here, everyone is so friendly and will hold a door open for you if you're walking from a mile away. One thing that I would change about the school is the geese control. There are geese all over campus, which makes it difficult to walk without stepping in a land mine.
It is a good school. It is a little expensive and very small. there is not much of a nightlife. Sports are not a huge deal and the classes are extremely easy. They have tons of cool teachers. The food is terrible at times but amazing at others.
Everyone is very friendly. Professors are down to earth and care about your academics. Everyone cares about you. The food can be better, but the food is manageable to like.