3,406
Students
Financial aid thermometer
8,972
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
69
2000/2860
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
Interested?

Interested in Shawnee State University? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Get More Info

Overview

Shawnee State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Portsmouth, OH, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH  45662
United States
Contact Amanda Means
Director of Admissions
Email: ameans@shawnee.edu
Phone: 740-351-3229
Fax: 740-351-3111

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark Checkmark
Office Management Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Education Checkmark
Education (multiple Levels) Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education Checkmark
Special Education&-elementary School Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
CAD/CADD Drafting/design Technology Checkmark
Computer Engineering Technology Checkmark
Electromechanical Technology Checkmark
Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Checkmark
Environmental Engineering Technology Checkmark
Plastics And Polymer Engineering Technology Checkmark Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Dental Hygiene Checkmark
Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic) Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology Checkmark
Occupational Therapy Checkmark Checkmark
Physical Therapy Technology Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Administrative Assistant/secretary Checkmark
Legal Assistant/paralegal Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics Checkmark Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy And Religious Studies Related Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Social Sciences Checkmark Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Design And Applied Arts Related Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,860
Applied
2,000
Accepted
3,406
Enrolled
70%
Female icon

Female Admissions

1,719
Females Applied
1,192
Females Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate
Male icon

Male Admissions

1,141
Males Applied
808
Males Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.3
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 2.66
Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: ACT/SAT scores if student is under 21

Application Deadlines

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

Tuition & Fees

Money icon

Tuition

8,556
In-state
14,714
Out-of-state
Fees icon

Fees

10,864
Room & board
6,896
Room only
Calculator icon

Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

8,972
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,662
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,268
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,964
Avg. Loan Aid
3,875
Avg. Grant Aid
5,855
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
45%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
5%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,406
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
12%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.65%
Black or African American 4.93%
White or Caucasian 84.62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.65%
Asian 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 2.47%
Other 4.84%

Gender

Male (45.63%)
Female (54.37%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 28%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Springfest and Scare Week

Student Services

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

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
Greek sororities Checkmark
Local fraternities
Local sororities Checkmark
Most popular organizations:
Campus ministry, Health Executives and Administrators Learning Society, Student Programming Board and Student Government Association

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

Athletics

Male icon

Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Female icon

Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark

Faculty

314
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 151
Part-time - 163
Male - 146
Female - 168