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Shawnee State University

Portsmouth, OH 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate70%
Acceptance Rate70%

About Shawnee State University

Shawnee State University is a public, state college in the town of Portsmouth, Ohio. Shawnee State University was founded in 1986. The college currently enrolls around 3,582 students a year, including 3,406 undergrads.

2018 Acceptance Rate for Shawnee State University

It is not competitive to get into Shawnee State University. Around 70% of applicants get into Shawnee State University each year. Out of 2,860 applications received in 2018, 2,000 students were offered admission.

Shawnee State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 70%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
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Shawnee State University is locatedin Portsmouth, Ohio, near the city of Charleston-Huntington-Ashland Area.

If you want to see Shawnee State University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Route 23 to Portsmouth, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Huntington Tri-State.

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College Info

940 Second Street Portsmouth, OH 45662

Campus Setting: Small Town

Shawnee State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Shawnee State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Shawnee State University is Continuous processing.

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Shawnee State University Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Shawnee State University is like? There are approximately 3,582 students enrolled at Shawnee State University, including 3,406 undergraduate students and 176 graduate students. 83% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from OH and 12% percent of students are from other states.


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