Shenandoah University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Shenandoah University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,820 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1875 and is the only college located in Winchester, Virginia.

Shenandoah University is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
75
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at Shenandoah University.

Shenandoah University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 75 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Medical, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Music. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
77%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Shenandoah University student retention rate is fair at 77% (above Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Shenandoah University is low: 47%. Around 20% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Shenandoah University is good, 10:1. Learn more about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,800
High
Average tuition prices are very high - about $29,600 a year. The additional fees at Shenandoah University not covered by tuition are approximately $1,200; which comes to a total of $30,800 a year.

Read the details about Shenandoah University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
82%
Easy
As reported in recent data, 2,044 applications were submitted and 1,677 were accepted; so it is easy to be accepted at this school.

This college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Shenandoah University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Shenandoah University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Shenandoah University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Shenandoah University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,000 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime information, Shenandoah University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Shenandoah University Location and Maps



Post Address: Shenandoah University, 1460 University Dr, Winchester, Virginia 22601-5195, USA
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