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Shaw University

Raleigh, NC

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Overview

Shaw University is a Comprehensive institution located in Raleigh, NC, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 118 East South Street
Raleigh, NC  27601-2399
United States
Contact Phone: 919-546-8200

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Education, Other Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy And Religious Studies, Other Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,437
Applied
4,542
Accepted
1,152
Enrolled
71%
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Female Admissions

4,110
Females Applied
2,969
Females Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,327
Males Applied
1,573
Males Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
2.6
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 30th Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 30th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 400 480
SAT Math 380 485
ACT Composite 13 18

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,808
Private
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Fees

4,672
Full-time student fees
8,514
Room & board
3,842
Room only

Financial Aid

8,992
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,846
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,756
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,394
Avg. Loan Aid
9,333
Avg. Grant Aid
5,898
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
63%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,152
Total Undergrad students
39%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (41.15%)
Female (58.85%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 50%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
University Convocation, Homecoming and Honors Convocation

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, choir, University band, academic clubs and International Student Organization

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
24-hour electronic surveillance cameras

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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