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Shaw University
Location Raleigh, NC
Setting Large City
Enrollment 1,141
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Status Non-profit
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Shaw University
Tuition (In State) $11,808
Tuition (Out of State) $11,808
Room & Board $8,514
Avg Net Price $17,785
Avg Grant Aid $11,914
% Receiving Grant Aid 98%
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Shaw University
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Applied 2,435
Admitted 1,591
Acceptance Rate 65.3%
Enrolled % 8.9%
Avg High School GPA 2.6
Typical High School Grades C+
Admissions Standards Unavailable
Applicant Competition Low
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Application Deadline Jul 30, 2023


Shaw University
Student to Faculty Ratio 15:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (27%)
  • Human Services (14%)
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting (10%)
  • Social Sciences (8%)
  • Psychology (7%)


Shaw University
Graduation Rate 27%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $29,000
Making Student Loan Payments 15%
Median Student Loan Debt $38,000
Median Loan Payment $392


Shaw University
% Men 43%
% Women 57%
Racial Diversity High
% White 1%
% Black 58%
% Hispanic 0%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 0%
% International 2%
% Unknown Race 39%


Shaw University
% In-State 58%
% Out-of-State 37%


Shaw University
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard