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Shepherd University

Shepherd University

301 N. King St
Shepherdstown, WV 25443-3210
(304) 876-5000

Shepherd University is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1871. It is located in town of Shepherdstown, West Virginia. This school is the the fifth oldest and the sixth largest institution in the state of West Virginia. It offers subjects including liberal arts and history. It offers students 25 bachelors level degrees and five masters level degrees. 4,234 students sought degrees from the 29 programs at this public school in 2010. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in West Virginia.

Admission

In 2010, 1,768 students applied for admission to this liberal arts college. Shepherd admitted 94% of applicants or 1,662 students. Approximately 57% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 1,768 students applied for admission to this liberal arts college. Shepherd admitted 94% of applicants or 1,662 students. Approximately 57% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 94%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 96%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 91%

Student Demographics

In 2010, this school had 4,234 students enrolled.

Student Demographics

In 2010, this school had 4,234 students enrolled.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 1778
  • Total Enrolled Female: 2456
  • Undergraduate Male: 1754
  • Undergraduate Female: 2326
  • Graduate Male: 55
  • Graduate Female: 99

Faculty Demographics

It employs 322 teachers. About 46% of faculty are full-time, around 53% of teachers are part-time, and just over half of the faculty are men.

Faculty Demographics

It employs 322 teachers. About 46% of faculty are full-time, around 53% of teachers are part-time, and just over half of the faculty are men.

  • Male: 170
  • Female: 152
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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