Shepherd University

301 N. King St, Shepherdstown, WV 25443-3210
Shepherd University is a public higher education institution located in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

Awards conferred at Shepherd University include bachelor's and master's degrees in more than 20 study areas and 30 concentrations. The school has been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission and has specialized accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music - Commission on Accreditation - Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation.

This institution offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. They accept Advanced Placement and life experience credit towards completion of a degree.

With almost 4,400 students enrolled full time on its central campus it is the 6th largest post secondary institution in West Virginia.

General Information

Main Phone: (304) 876 -5000 Website: WWW.SHEPHERD.EDU
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 232
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 4,252
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 161
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 88%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 45


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 460 560
SAT Math 450 550
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 19 25
ACT Math 17 23

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 2,024
Accepted 1,776
Acceptance Rate 88%
Enrolled 769

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 82% Full-time 18% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 34% Full-time 66% Part-time
Student Gender 42% Men 58% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

82% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
7% Black or African American 0% Multiracial
3% Hispanic/Latino 2% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 5% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 57% $ 7,792
Local Grant 33% $4,002
Institutional Grant 29% $ 3,505
Student Loans 62% $ 7,638

Majors & Degrees


Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Studies - - 19 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Technology - - 4 - -
Computer and Information Sciences - - 27 - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 18 - -

Education

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
College Student Counseling - - - 7 -

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - - - 4 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Levels and Methods - - - 2 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 52 2 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 35 2 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music Teacher Education - - - 0 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 2 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Studies - - 94 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 7 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 18 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences - - 10 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies - - 45 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 6 - -

Social Sciences

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 7 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 11 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 19 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 18 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 6 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 17 - -

Visual and Performing Arts

Music

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music - - 4 - -

Fine and Studio Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Art Art Studies - - 43 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 23 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 90 21 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 12 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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