2,063
Students
Financial aid thermometer
18,768
Avg. Financial Aid
83
83%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Shenandoah University is a University institution located in Winchester, VA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1460 University Drive
Wilkins Building, Admissions Office
Winchester, VA  22601-5195
United States
Contact Mr. Thomas McKenna
Associate Director of Admissions
Email: admit@su.edu
Phone: 540-545-7327
Fax: 540-665-4627

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Exercise Physiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation 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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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,737
Applied
1,446
Accepted
2,063
Enrolled
83%
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Female Admissions

1,046
Females Applied
842
Females Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

691
Males Applied
604
Males Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.53
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Audition for conservatory applicants, interview for some Conservatory programs and for Guaranteed Admission for Health Professions programs

Application Deadlines

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 560 510 610
SAT Math 542 500 590
ACT Composite 23 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

31,280
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Fees

1,250
Full-time student fees
10,370
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

18,768
Avg. Financial Aid Package
19,644
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
13,744
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,329
Avg. Loan Aid
10,168
Avg. Grant Aid
6,265
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
59%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,063
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
40%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.52%
Black or African American 11%
White or Caucasian 57.23%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.73%
Asian 2.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.24%
Two or more races 2.19%
Other 16.5%

Gender

Male (39.84%)
Female (60.16%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 48%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Movie Nights and Apple Blossom&-Rock the Bloom Events

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
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91 clubs and organizations
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Graduate Student Assembly, Campus Activities Network, Athletic Training Club and Variety of Groups for Professional Fraternities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
LiveSafe mobile app, anonymous reporting, side-door alarms, campus shuttle, Safe in Sixty Seconds Program, Safe Walk/Safe Ride Program

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

460
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 251
Part-time - 209
Male - 175
Female - 285