Shaw University

118 East South Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 546-8200
http://www.shawu.edu

General

  • Type of college: 4-year Private not-for-profit
  • Total student population: 2,538
  • Undergraduate population: 2,342
  • Student to faculty ratio: 16 to 1

Tuition, Room & Board, Books & Supplies and Other Fees

  • Total cost for in-state students living on campus: $20,196
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living on campus: $20,196
  • Total cost for in-state students living off campus: $20,196
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living off campus: $20,196

Financial Aid Provided

  • Students receiving financial aid: 99%
  • Average financial aid received per student: $5,867
  • Students receiving Pell grants: 71%
  • Average Pell grant received per student: $3,388
  • Students receiving federal aid: 73%
  • Average federal aid received per student: $4,128
  • Students receiving state aid: 45%
  • Students receiving institutional aid: 55%

Admissions

  • Total applicants: 5,632
  • Percent admitted: 45%
  • Percent admitted (men): 44%
  • Percent admitted (women): 46%
  • Average SAT critical reading scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 330, 430
  • Average SAT math scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 320, 420
  • Average SAT writing scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 320, 420

Enrollment

  • Total enrolled (Fall 2008): 2,702
  • Male students (Fall 2008): 37%
  • Female students (Fall 2008): 63%

Graduation

  • Graduation rate: 28%
  • Graduation rate (men): 23%
  • Graduation rate (women): 33%

Degrees Offered

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters