|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
|Students with disability||8%|
|Student to faculty ratio||11:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,001 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Shenandoah University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,911 applications and 1,682 students were granted admission. Shenandoah University is at the #86 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 33% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 81% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||880 to 1120|
|ACT||19 to 25|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Shenandoah University's tuition was $30,132 for all students regardless of residency (12.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Shenandoah University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 27% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,297 (which is 2.3% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Shenandoah University in 2016-2017, was 328, which is 74% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,567 (which is 5.6% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Shenandoah University has enrolled a total of 3,918 students (2,956 students full-time and 962 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,918 students, 179 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 34% men and 66% women and 2,099 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,819 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 514 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 13%
Black/African American: 10%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Shenandoah University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||55%||426||160|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||4%||28|
|Theology And Religious Vocations||2%||18|
|Visual And Performing Arts||1%||9|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||1%||6|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||1%||5|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Shenandoah University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
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