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Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate70%
Acceptance Rate70%

Shenandoah University Academics

Shenandoah University requires at least 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Shenandoah University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Shenandoah University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 64% of students who start college at Shenandoah University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Shenandoah University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Shenandoah University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Will I Take At Shenandoah University?

Shenandoah University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Shenandoah University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Shenandoah University

When choosing a major, Shenandoah University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Shenandoah University.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Shenandoah University does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Shenandoah University

Shenandoah University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Shenandoah University

Does Shenandoah University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Shenandoah University does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Shenandoah University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Shenandoah University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Shenandoah University Give AP Credit?

✅ Shenandoah University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Shenandoah University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Shenandoah University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Shenandoah University.

Does Shenandoah University Require Internships?

❌ Shenandoah University does not require an internship for any students.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Shenandoah University

Shenandoah University Library

The main library on campus is the Alson H. Smith, Jr. Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Shenandoah University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Shenandoah University offers these dual degree programs:

•Occupational therapy (3-2.5), athletic training, public health


Does Shenandoah University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Shenandoah University does not have any ROTC programs.

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