Student Population
Shaw University overview
Location Raleigh, North Carolina
Online shawu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Shaw University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

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 12,060 prospective students applied, and 6,375 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 493 enrolled in the school.  1,546 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 114 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $11,808 plus fees of $4,672. Shaw University is ranked 1431 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Shaw University overview
GPA 2.36
Applications Accepted
Shaw University overview
Applications Due Jul 30, 2019
Applicant Competition Average

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


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

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%

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