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Shawnee State University

Portsmouth, OH 4-Year Public

Shawnee State University Admissions

It is not competitive to get into Shawnee State University.

If you are planning on applying to Shawnee State University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Shawnee State University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Shawnee State University's admissions stats.

Shawnee State University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Shawnee State University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Shawnee State University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Shawnee State University?

Shawnee State University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Shawnee State University

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Shawnee State University

Shawnee State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Shawnee State University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Shawnee State University

What does Shawnee State University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Shawnee State University for more information on admission factors.

Shawnee State University Application Requirements

To apply to Shawnee State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Shawnee State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements ACT/SAT scores if student is under 21
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Shawnee State University?

Shawnee State University has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Shawnee State University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Shawnee State University

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Shawnee State University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Shawnee State University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Shawnee State University Admissions FAQs

Does Shawnee State University accept transfer credits?

✅ Shawnee State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Shawnee State University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Shawnee State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ Shawnee State University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Shawnee State University?

✅ Shawnee State University is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Shawnee State University?

❌ Shawnee State University does not offer early decision.

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Shawnee State University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission



Shawnee State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

Shawnee State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Shawnee State University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment


Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

In State




Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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