Shaw University

Acceptance Rate 65.34 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $16,480
Student Population 1,141
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $13,401
Graduation Rate 16 %

Academic Overview

Shaw University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
Shaw University is affiliated with Baptist.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $16,480 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $13,188.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 1,141 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 65.34% and the graduation rate is 16% last year.
The salary after graduation from Shaw University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $30,500. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Shaw's tuition & fees is $16,480. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $13,188.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Shaw. The acceptance rate of Shaw is 65.34% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 8.93%. The average graduation rate is 16% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $13,401 and 92% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,141 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Shaw University is 65.34 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Shaw University is 16 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Shaw University is 58 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Shaw University is 1,141
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Shaw University is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $13,401 at Shaw University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address118 East South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Online Applicationhttps://bearsnet.shawu.edu/ICS/Admissions/
Financial Aidwww.shawu.edu/Admissions/Financial_Aid.aspx
Net Price Calculatorwww.shawu.edu/Net_Price_Calculator/
Disability Servicewww.shawu.edu/Students/Counseling_Center.aspx?id=4470

Offered Degrees

Shaw offers 24 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree210
Master's Degree30

Special Learning Opportunities

Shaw University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,144)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,672)

Veterans Benefits

Shaw University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges