Shawnee State University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Portsmouth, OH

$8,604

Avg in-state tuition

$14,647

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Shawnee State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Shawnee State University is a small public university located on a suburban campus in Portsmouth, Ohio. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,304, and admissions are selective. The university offers 48 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 41%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $8,604, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $14,647.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

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Retention Rate Insight

74% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

41% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

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Open admission Yes

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SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

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Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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3k

Students enrolled

42%

Online student enrollment

14:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

84%

Unknown

9%

Black

3%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Asian

1%

Hispanic

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

57%

Socio-economic diversity

52% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

8

Total Online Enrollment

1,471

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

89% On-campus

11% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate Check Bold 3% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 10% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 75% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $8,604 $14,647
Graduate $10,156 $18,256

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,250
On-campus room and board $10,862
On-campus other expenses $2,544
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $8,360
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,544
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $2,544

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $23,260 $29,303
Off-campus without family $20,758 $26,801
Off-campus with family $12,398 $18,441

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

52%

State Grant Aid

41%

Institution Grant Aid

57%

Pell Grant

52%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,649
State Grant Aid $1,999
Institution Grant Aid $4,621
Pell Grant Aid $4,800

Financial Outlook

$23k

Average student debt after graduation

$29k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. 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.