If you want to apply to Shawnee State University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here is an overiew of some of Shawnee State University's admissions stats.
|Shawnee State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||1.7%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for Shawnee State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
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.
It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.
Shawnee State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Shawnee State University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Shawnee State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Shawnee State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in 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||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.66|
|Other Requirements||√||ACT/SAT scores if student is under 21|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Shawnee State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Out of all students that were admitted, 22% submitted a class rank. At Shawnee State University 1.7% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 22.2% were in the top 25% and 24.78% were in the top 50%.
At Shawnee State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Shawnee State University directly.
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.
Shawnee State University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Shawnee State University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
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
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
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 but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Shawnee State University?
✅ Shawnee State University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Shawnee State University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Shawnee State University is 70%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Shawnee State University?
❌ Shawnee State University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Shawnee State University? Shawnee State University is a open admission institution. The Shawnee State University acceptance rate is 70%. This means that the institution accepts 69 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer 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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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Shawnee State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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