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Shawnee State University

Portsmouth, OH

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Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address 940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH  45662
United States
Contact James Farmer
Director of Admissions
Email: jfarmer@shawnee.edu
Phone: 740-351-3664
Fax: 740-351-3111

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark Checkmark
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Executive Assistant/executive Secretary Checkmark Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Office Management And Supervision Checkmark Checkmark
Operations Management And Supervision Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Computer Game Programming Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Earth Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Education, Other Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals In Elementary Special Education Programs Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
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Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, Other Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Checkmark
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Checkmark
Teaching Assistants/aides, Other Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering, General Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Cad/cadd Drafting And/or Design Technology/technician Checkmark
Computer Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Electromechanical/electromechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Engineering/engineering-related Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Hazardous Materials Management And Waste Technology/technician Checkmark
Industrial Production Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
Plastics And Polymer Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician Checkmark
Dental Hygiene/hygienist Checkmark
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) Checkmark
Health And Medical Administrative Services, Other Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist Checkmark Checkmark
Nursing Administration Checkmark Checkmark
Occupational Therapist Assistant Checkmark
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Physical Therapy Assistant Checkmark
Pre-art Therapy Checkmark Checkmark
Pre-occupational Therapy Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Administrative Assistant/secretary Checkmark
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy And Religious Studies, Other Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice And Corrections, General Checkmark Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
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Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Design And Applied Arts, Other Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Fine Arts And Art Studies, Other Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Intermedia/multimedia Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,011
Applied
2,075
Accepted
3,101
Enrolled
69%
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Female Admissions

1,812
Females Applied
1,240
Females Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,199
Males Applied
835
Males Accepted
70%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
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

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Tuition

9,341
In-state
15,686
Out-of-state
9,341
In-district
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Fees

11,624
Room & board
7,175
Room only
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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

3,101
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.12%
Black or African American 4.04%
White or Caucasian 71.08%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.74%
Asian 0.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 1.4%
Other 18.5%

Gender

Male (41.44%)
Female (58.24%)

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
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band 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

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Local fraternities
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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

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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
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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
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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
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Faculty

378
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 126
Part-time - 252
Male - 165
Female - 213
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