Private 4 Year

Shaw University

Raleigh, North Carolina

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Student Population
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Location Raleigh, North Carolina
Online shawu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Baptist
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Raleigh, North Carolina, Shaw University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 12,157 prospective students applied, and 6,365 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 391 enrolled in the school.  1,310 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 101 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $11,808 plus fees of $4,672.



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Admission Standards
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GPA 2.36
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jul 30, 2021
Applicant Competition Average

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Shaw University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$4,672
Room and Board $8,158
Budget for Other Expenses$3,440
Total One Year Cost$29,378

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$29,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
27% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Shaw University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 27%
Human Services 14%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 10%
Social Sciences 8%
Psychology 7%

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