Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Overview

Address1871 Old Main Drive
School Websitewww.ship.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

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StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is a small public, 4-year college based in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 5,540 students applied to Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. Of those students, 4,854 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania was $9,570, in addition to fees of $3,148. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania has a 53% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania acceptance rate is 88%. To put this into perspective, 4,854 of the 5,540 students who applied to Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania had an SAT score between the range of 970 and 1,170. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania was between 17 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, the tuition for in-state residents is $9,570. Combined with fees of $3,148, room and board costs of $11,786, other expenses of $3,382 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $29,086.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $20,760 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania to $37,128 for out-of-state students.

Students at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania was $4,721 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 37%.

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio16:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania has a good gender split, with 52% of undergraduates being female and 48% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Pennsylvania residents; in fact, 92% of all students reside in Pennsylvania. However, 7% of students come from out-of-state .

The student to faculty ratio at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is 16:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 17% students enroll at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania part-time; the other 5,271 students enrolled full-time.

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