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Colleges / Shaw University

Shaw University

Raleigh, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate71%

About Shaw University

Shaw University is a private, religious university in the city of Raleigh, North Carolina. Shaw University was founded in 1865. The college currently enrolls around 1,152 students per year, including 1,152 undergraduates.

Shaw University Acceptance Rate 2007

It is not difficult to get into Shaw University. The acceptance rate at Shaw University is 71%. In 2007, 4,542 out of 6,437 total applicants were accepted.

Shaw University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 71%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.6
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 61%

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Shaw University is located in the city of Raleigh, North Carolina,.

If you are interested in seeing Shaw University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 40 to Raleigh, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Raleigh-Durham International.

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College Info

118 East South Street Raleigh, NC 27601-2399

Campus Setting: Urban

Shaw University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 30

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 30

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Shaw University is Jul 30.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Shaw University is Jul 30.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Shaw University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

770 - 958


Math SAT Range

380 - 485


Reading SAT Range

400 - 480

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Wondering what life at Shaw University is like? There are approximately 1,152 students enrolled at Shaw University. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 61% percent are from NC and 39% percent of students are from other states.


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