5,585
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,429
Avg. Financial Aid
83
83%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is a Comprehensive institution located in Shippensburg, PA, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA  17257-2299
United States
Contact Mr. William H. Washabaugh
Associate Dean of Admissions
Email: admiss@ship.edu
Phone: 717-477-1231
Fax: 717-477-4016

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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Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
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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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Engineering 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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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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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 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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Physical Sciences 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

5,248
Applied
4,385
Accepted
5,585
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

2,830
Females Applied
2,355
Females Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,418
Males Applied
2,030
Males Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.2
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Essay
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Class rank, letters of recommendation

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 487 480 570
SAT Math 491 480 570
ACT Composite 21 18 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,570
In-state
17,362
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,148
Full-time student fees
12,268
Room & board
8,038
Room only
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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 Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

9,429
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,796
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,099
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,058
Avg. Loan Aid
5,376
Avg. Grant Aid
6,963
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
55%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,585
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.88%
Black or African American 10.39%
White or Caucasian 76.82%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.16%
Asian 1.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 3.73%
Other 0.8%

Gender

Male (49.67%)
Female (50.33%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Not Reported
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 30%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Parents' Days and Spring Fest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
surveillance cameras in certain parking lots and buildings; foot, vehicular and bicycle patrols by security officers

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 2 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing No No No
Field Hockey No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Weight Lifting No No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

372
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 299
Part-time - 73
Male - 203
Female - 169