Shaw University is on a 30-acre campus in an urban setting in Raleigh, North Carolina. There are many activities and organizations for Shaw University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Shaw University also has fraternities and sororities.
Shaw University has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Shaw University include choir, University band, academic clubs and International Student Organization.
Shaw University students' favorite campus traditions are University Convocation, Homecoming and Honors Convocation.
Shaw University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
Most Shaw University students live off campus. In 2021, 50% of undergrads at Shaw University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 50% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Shaw University. There are 1,095 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,152 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 526 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.Shaw University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Shaw University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Shaw University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Shaw University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.
Additionally, Shaw University has 24-hour electronic surveillance cameras.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Shaw University, take Interstate 40 to Raleigh, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Raleigh-Durham International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Shaw University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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