Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

country rank  405
world rank  1154

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University Overview

Established in 1871, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Shippensburg (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (SU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (SU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 148 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 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SU
Founded 1871

University Location

Address 1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg (population range: 2,500-9,999)
17257-2299 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (717) 477 7447
F +1 (717) 477 1273

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg 17257-2299
+1 (717) 477 1231
800 822 8028

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019