Shaw University Comparison

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Shaw University
Location Raleigh, NC
Setting Large City
Enrollment 1,067
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 $14,204
Avg Grant Aid $15,548
% Receiving Grant Aid 87%


Shaw University
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 2,435
Admitted 1,486
Acceptance Rate 61%
Enrolled % 13.5%
Avg High School GPA 2.6
Typical High School Grades C+
Admissions Standards Unavailable
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range
SAT Range
Submit Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
Application Deadline Jul 30, 2024


Shaw University
Student to Faculty Ratio 12:1
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 47%
% Women 53%
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 55%
% Out-of-State 34%


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