School Overview

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.
Contact Information
Address301 North King St, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (smaller programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor'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 Rate96.41 %
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 ResidentsOut-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)

Student Population

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.
Total Students3,015
Undergraduate Students2,450
Graduate Students565
Online Enrollment573

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
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs53 Programs
Number of online programs3 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification