Shepherd University Student Outcomes
Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time44% vs. 41.9% national median
|Years||Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree|
|within 4 years||20% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 5 years||39% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 6 years||46% earned a bachelor degree|
A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Shepherd University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Shepherd University is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.
Average Salary After 10 Years$41,500 vs. $34,300 national median
|after 6 years||$33,000 per year|
|after 7 years||$36,700 per year|
|after 8 years||$38,000 per year|
|after 9 years||$39,700 per year|
|after 10 years||$41,500 per year|
10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Shepherd University students who are working and no longer in school is $41,500, which is 21% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.
Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates$22,223
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans55%
Median Loan Payment$229 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans53% vs. 47% national average
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237792 IPEDS survey data for Shepherd University.