Shaw UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Raleigh, North Carolina Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$16,480

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About Shaw University

Shaw University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Raleigh, North Carolina. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,291, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 63%. The university offers 22 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 17%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for students are $16,480.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

63% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 63%

Retention Rate 57%

Graduation Rate 17%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Ways to Learn

On-campus

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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59%

Female Student Population

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

1k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

Black

58%

Unknown

16%

Two or more races

15%

Non-U.S. Citizen

5%

Asian

3%

Hispanic

2%

White

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

83% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

83%

State Grant Aid

46%

Institution Grant Aid

58%

Pell Grant

83%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $6,242
State Grant Aid $4,578
Institution Grant Aid $4,999
Pell Grant Aid $5,047
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.