Shawnee State University is a public, state school located in the small town setting of Portsmouth, OH, less than an hour from Charleston-Huntington-Ashland Area.
Founded in 1986, the institution currently enrolls around 3,582 students a year, including 3,406 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Shawnee State University's endowment was valued at $19,273,060 in 2021.
Acceptance rate: 70%
Average GPA: 3.3
Early Decision or Early Action: No/No
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
Shawnee State University is a noncompetitive school to get accepted to. Shawnee State University accepts around 70 percent of applicants each year.
Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.
The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.
Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.
About 68 percent of students who start at Shawnee State University return the next year.
Around 28 percent of students who started at Shawnee State University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $30,554 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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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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