Shaw University

Acceptance Rate 63 %
Tuition & Fees $16,480
Student Population 1,411
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $10,982
Graduation Rate 17 %

Academic Overview

Shaw University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more 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. The 2021 tuition & fees are $16,480 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 1,411 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 63% and the graduation rate is 17% 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.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Shaw University are $16,480. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $13,188 on average.
Shaw University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Shaw. The acceptance rate of Shaw is 63% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 9%. The average graduation rate is 17% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $10,982 and 96% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,411 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Shaw University is 63 %.
Graduation Rate for Shaw University is 17 %
Retention Rate for Shaw University is 47 %
Student Population for Shaw University is 1,411
Student to Faculty Rate for Shaw University is 16 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $10,982 at Shaw University.

Offered Degrees

Shaw offers 25 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 Degree220
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:1,102)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,316)

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