Overview

Student Population
3,648
Shepherd University overview
 Location Shepherdstown, West Virginia
 Online shepherd.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Shepherd University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, Shepherd University is a small four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 1,565 prospective students applied, and 1,400 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 593 enrolled in the school.  2,623 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,025 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $5,584 plus fees of $1,964. Shepherd University is ranked 1052 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Very Easy 
Shepherd University overview
SAT 970/1160
ACT 19/23
GPA 3.27
Applications Accepted
89.5% 
Shepherd University overview
Applications Due Aug 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

West Virginia Resident Tuition
$5,584
In State Costs for Shepherd University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,964
Room and Board $10,480
Budget for Other Expenses$2,875
Total One Year Cost$21,903
Out of State Tuition
$15,134
Out of State Costs for Shepherd University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,964
Room and Board $10,480
Budget for Other Expenses$2,875
Total One Year Cost$31,453

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$41,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
46% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Shepherd University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 18%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 15%
Education 13%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237792 IPEDS survey data for Shepherd University.