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Colleges / Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Shippensburg, PA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate93%

About Ship

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is a public, state university in the rural area of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. Ship was founded in 1871. The college enrolls around 5,706 students a year, including 4,952 undergrads.

Ship Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Ship. Around 93% of applicants get into Ship each year. In 2022, 5,587 out of 6,000 total applicants were accepted.

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 93%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.2
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 40%

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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is located in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania,.

If you would like to see Ship for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 81 to Shippensburg, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Harrisburg International.

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College Info

1871 Old Main Drive Shippensburg, PA 17257-2299

Campus Setting: Rural

Ship Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Ship is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Ship is Continuous processing.

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Ship SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

980 - 1160


Math SAT Range

480 - 590


Reading SAT Range

490 - 590

Ship Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Ship is like? There are approximately 5,706 students enrolled at Ship, including 4,952 undergraduate students and 754 graduate students. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 91% percent are from PA and 9% percent of students are from other states.


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