General Information About Shaw University
Shaw University exists to advance knowledge, facilitate student learning and achievement, to enhance the spiritual and ethical values of its students, and to transform a diverse community of learners into future global leaders.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army, Air Force)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- City: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 5,565 Percent Admitted 37% Men Admitted 34% Women Admitted 38% Full Time Retention Rate 52%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 330 430 Math 320 420 Writing 320 420
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 11 16 English 11 16 Math 14 16 Writing 14 19
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 2,952 Native American 2 Asian 0 African American 2,559 Hispanic 9 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 2,293 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 116