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Address301 North King St, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
Phone304-876-5000
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School Typefour-years, public
Carnegie CategoryBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Shepherd University Campus, Shepherdstown, WV
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2022 Tuition & Fees and 2023 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2022 tuition and fees of Shepherd University are $7,784 for in-state students and $18,224 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition and fees are $8,730 for in-state students and $12,906 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2023 tuition & fees for prospective students is $7,784 for West Virginia residents and $18,224 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2023 graduate school tuition & fees is $8,914 for West Virginia residents and $13,430 for out-of-state students.
2021-22 Tuition & Fees2022-23 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$7,784$18,224
Graduate$8,730$12,906
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$7,784$18,224
Graduate$8,914$13,430
The estimation for 2022-2023 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

Key Stats for Prospective Students

The Acceptance rate at Shepherd University is 96% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 32%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,070.
The average graduation rate is 46%. Total 3,159 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $43,000. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program shows the highest salary with $58,300 after graduating. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2022 Shepherd Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »96% Acceptance Rate / 32% Yield
Test Scores »1,070 SAT / 23 ACT
Graduation Rate »46%
Transfer-out Rate13%
Retention Rate73%(full-time), 29% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio7.14% (14 to 1)
Student Population »3,159 (2,716 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$7,100
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$43,000
Average Salary by Field of Study$25,100 - $58,300

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Shepherd University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at Shepherd
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCAir Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
Shepherd provides several student services including academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at Shepherd
Remedial servicesNo
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Shepherd. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 1,114. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $4,740.
Shepherd Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity1,114


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