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Shaw University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

48.9%
Admission Difficulty for Shaw University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Shaw University? The school has a 49% acceptance rate. Last year, 4,695 out of 9,608 applicants were admitted making Shaw University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Shaw University typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Shaw University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Shaw University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Shaw University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Shaw University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
2.36
Typical High School Grades
C+

The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Shaw University was 2.36 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Shaw University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Shaw University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ N/A% Good
3.50 to 3.75 1% Good
3.25 to 3.50 4% Good
3.00 to 3.25 4% Good
2.75 to 3.00 24% Good
2.50 to 2.75 50% Avg +
2.25 to 2.50 17% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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Admission Statistics

Shaw University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,861 3,747 9,608
Accepted 3,023 1,672 4,695
Acceptance Rate 52% 45% 49%
Enrolled 355 288 643
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 17% 14%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Shaw University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Shaw University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Shaw University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199643 IPEDS survey data for Shaw University.