Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,122
Graduate Enrollment: 1,871
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: United Methodist

Campus Details

Small City (<100k)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 74.35%

Male/Female: 39% / 61% (2017)

First generation college students: 27.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 5.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.5% (2008)

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended
2021 Median Admit SAT: 1,123


2021 Median Admit ACT: 23


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 67.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 50.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 37.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 27.5% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 60.7%
Black: 9.4%
Hispanic: 8.9%
Asian: 3.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 1.9%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.9%
2+ races: 1.4%
Non-resident alien: 1.0%
Unknown race: 12.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $48,810
In-State tuition: $34,490
Out-of-State tuition: $34,490

Estimated books and supplies: $1,500 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $11,020 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,600 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $11,020 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,600 (2022)

Average Family Income: $94,719 (2017)
Median Family Income: $74,547 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 21.1%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 82.2%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $265 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $21,992
$30k-48k $24,392
$48k-75k $27,071
$75k-110k $28,110
$110k+ $32,395

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 51%
6-year graduation rate: 64%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 98.1% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $19,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $20,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 71.9% (2015)
@3 year 76.5% (2017)
@5 year 74.7% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 48.4% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 56.0% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $41,830 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $55,524 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 6
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 16
First Professional Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 113 $1,844 $109,127 ($9,094) $133,748 ($11,146)
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 16 $27,000 $286
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Health. 1
Bachelor's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 9
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 56 $670 $68,069 ($5,672) $63,886 ($5,324)
Doctoral Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 86 $1,297 $75,367 ($6,281) $87,301 ($7,275)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 12
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 138 $29,749 $265 $67,495 ($5,625) $70,543 ($5,879)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 13 $558 $112,070 ($9,339)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 15 $321 $126,780 ($10,565)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 57 $27,000 $265 $40,636 ($3,386) $51,981 ($4,332)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 34 $445 $60,529 ($5,044) $110,077 ($9,173)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 1
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 13
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 1
Bachelor's Degree History. 5
Master's Degree Education, General. 47 $308 $59,407 ($4,951) $63,604 ($5,300)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 4
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 18
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 14
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 9
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 8
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 12 $27,000 $286 $45,571 ($3,798)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 4
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 6
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 10
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 45 $23,250 $220 $34,650 ($2,888) $53,262 ($4,439)
Bachelor's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 41 $20,750 $217 $24,661 ($2,055) $39,928 ($3,327)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 22 $27,000 $270 $41,567 ($3,464)
Bachelor's Degree Religious/Sacred Music. 2
Master's Degree Religious/Sacred Music. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Religious/Sacred Music. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Theological and Ministerial Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 5
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 41 $26,000 $265 $26,388 ($2,199) $47,605 ($3,967)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 11
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 24 $25,810 $246 $39,578 ($3,298) $48,787 ($4,066)
Doctoral Degree Human Services, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 5
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 13
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 27 $27,000 $286 $16,642 ($1,387) $31,336 ($2,611)
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 1
Bachelor's Degree Music. 34 $25,500 $270 $27,773 ($2,314)
Master's Degree Music. 25
Doctoral Degree Music. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Music. 2
Master's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 5
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 8 $77,401 ($6,450)
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 66 $1,183 $97,493 ($8,124) $94,953 ($7,913)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $74,178
Full time faculty: 58%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 11.0

School's endowment start of year: $68,448,014 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $83,798,963 (2022)