Shepherd University (Shepherdstown, WV)
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Shepherd University (Shepherdstown, WV) is a Public, 4 years college located in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Shepherd ranked 156th in Liberal Arts Colleges and 7th in West Virginia Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 3,015 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree- professional practice. Shepherd's acceptance rate is 96.41% last year (undergraduate school).
Shepherd University (Shepherdstown, WV) is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
The following table shows the basic characteristic of Shepherd University (Shepherdstown, WV) and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
|Address||301 North King St, Shepherdstown, WV 25443|
|Net Price Calculator||https://shepherd.studentaidcalculator.com/|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Master's College and University (smaller programs)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree- professional practice|
Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics
The acceptance rate of Shepherd University (Shepherdstown, WV) is 96.41% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 32.48%. The application fees are $45 for undergraduate programs and $40 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||96.41 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||32.48 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$45|
|Graduate Application Fees||$40|
Tuition & Fees
Shepherd's 2023 tuition & fees is $8,282 for West Virginia residents and $18,722 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 2.73% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($18,224).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $9,000 for West Virginia residents and $12,906 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition is not changed and same to the last year's rate.
|West Virginia Residents||Out-of-State|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$8,282||$18,722|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$9,000||$12,906|
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 3,015 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 573 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Shepherd has 2,450 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 565 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Degree Information and Campus Life
Shepherd offers 53 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 3 out of the 53 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Shepherd
|Number of programs||53 Programs|
|Number of online programs||3 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|