Shaw University

country rank  1521
world rank  5252

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University Overview

Founded in 1865, Shaw University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Raleigh (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Shaw University (Shaw U) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Shaw University (Shaw U) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 152 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Shaw U also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym Shaw U
Founded 1865
Motto Pro Christo et Humanitate
For Christ and Humanity
Colours Maroon and white

University Location

Address 118 E South Street
Raleigh (population range: 250,000-499,999)
27601 North Carolina
United States
T +1 (919) 546 8650
F +1 (919) 546 8301

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 118 East South Street
Raleigh 27601
+1 (919) 546 8275
800 214 6683

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist Alabama Baptist Convention - www.alsbom.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Shaw University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS), Commission on Accrediting
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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