Shepherd University

country rank  1030
world rank  3128

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University Overview

Founded in 1871, Shepherd University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the village of Shepherdstown (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), West Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Shepherd University is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Shepherd University 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 146 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 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Shepherd University 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
Founded 1871
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 301 N King Street
Shepherdstown (population range: under 2,500)
25443-3210 West Virginia
United States
T +1 (304) 876 5000
F +1 (304) 876 3101

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 90-100%
Admission Office PO Box 3210
Shepherdstown 25443-3210
+1 (304) 876 5212
800 344 5231

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Shepherd 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
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)

Affiliations

  • West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (WVHEPC)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018