Shaw University Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Shaw University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,422 out of 5,766 applicants or 59% were admitted making Shaw University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has data not available for admission test scores. Shaw University typically accepts and attracts C+ average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 3,495 2,271 5,766
Accepted 2,142 1,280 3,422
Acceptance Rate 61% 56% 59%
Enrolled 240 229 469
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 18% 14%


Estimated GPA Requirements

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Shaw University accepts 59% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 0% 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 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 158 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jul 30, 2017.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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.