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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
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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,310
Applied
2,732
Accepted
1,174
Enrolled
63%
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Female Admissions

2,706
Females Applied
1,786
Females Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,604
Males Applied
946
Males Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
2.6
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2

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 428 360 450
SAT Math 417 377 452
ACT Composite 15 13 16

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,808
Private
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Fees

4,672
Full-time student fees
8,158
Room & board
3,842
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

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

1,174
Total Undergrad students
5%
International Students
35%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.56%
Black or African American 56.41%
White or Caucasian 0.94%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.26%
Asian 3.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.43%
Two or more races 16.07%
Other 15.38%

Gender

Male (40.2%)
Female (59.8%)

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 54%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
University Convocation, Homecoming and Honors Convocation

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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

Campus Security & Safety

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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
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Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
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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
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Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
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Faculty

117
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 63
Part-time - 54
Male - 53
Female - 64
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