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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Shippensburg, PA

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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

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Systems Analysis/analyst Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,000
Applied
5,587
Accepted
4,901
Enrolled
93%
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Female Admissions

3,419
Females Applied
3,224
Females Accepted
94%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,581
Males Applied
2,363
Males Accepted
92%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.23
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 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 537 490 590
SAT Math 537 480 590
ACT Composite 21 15 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,570
In-state
10,048
Out-of-state
9,570
In-district
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Fees

4,074
Full-time student fees
12,594
Room & board
7,670
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

9,842
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,147
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
16,299
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,697
Avg. Loan Aid
5,274
Avg. Grant Aid
7,464
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
55.1%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,901
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.57%
Black or African American 14.04%
White or Caucasian 71.29%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 1.51%
Two or more races 4.59%
Other 0.76%

Gender

Male (47.21%)
Female (52.76%)

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 25%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Parent/Family Day and Spring Fest

Student Services

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

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Activities Program Board, Red Raider Marching Band, Student Veterans of America, Animal Alliance and Concert Band and Woodwind Ensemble

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
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 Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 2 No
Lacrosse No No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark 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 Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 2 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Weight Lifting No No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

319
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 250
Part-time - 69
Male - 179
Female - 140
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