|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Calendar system||Non Traditional|
|Student to faculty ratio||4:1|
Shepherd University has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.
In 2016-2017 academic year, 82% of Shepherd University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 6% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,575 (which is 26.7% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Shepherd University in 2016-2017, was 2, which is 6% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,454 (which is 24.4% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Shepherd University has enrolled a total of 257 students (196 students full-time and 61 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and 189 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 68 for graduates studies.
Non-resident alien: 54%
Black/African American: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Two or more races: 0%
Listed below are the 4 largest majors offered at Shepherd 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||73%||141|
|Visual And Performing Arts||11%||21|
|Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services||7%||13|
|Theology And Religious Vocations||6%||12|
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 Shepherd 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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