School Overview

Shawnee State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Portsmouth, Ohio. Shawnee State ranked 40th in Ohio Colleges and 104th in Federal Region V.
It has a total enrollment of 3,485 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. It is a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
Shawnee State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address940 Second Street, Portsmouth, OH 45662
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryBaccalaureate College - Diverse Fields
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

Shawnee State University has an open admission policy (any students can attend with high school diploma or a certificate of attendance or General Educational Development (GED) certificate). Contact the school to get more information. The application fees are $30 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Graduate Application Fees$30

Tuition & Fees

Shawnee State's 2022 tuition & fees is $8,604 for Ohio residents and $14,646 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $10,156 for Ohio residents and $18,256 for out-of-students.
Ohio ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,604$14,646
Graduate Tuition & Fees$10,156$18,256
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 3,485 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 219 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Shawnee State has 3,304 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 181 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students3,485
Undergraduate Students3,304
Graduate Students181
Online Enrollment219

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs92 Programs
Number of online programs1 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs2 Year Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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