Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

country rank : 384

world rank     : 1046

University Overview

  

Established in 1871, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Shippensburg (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (SU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (SU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 146 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  

University Name(s)


Acronym
SU


Founded
1871


Mascot
Big Red


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int’l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

  

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 80-90%

Admission Office
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg 17257-2299
+1 (717) 477 1231
800 822 8028

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
8,000-8,999

Academic Staff
Not reported

Control TypeControl Type
Public

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania's Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation
Yes

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids
Yes

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses
Yes

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

 

Affiliations

  

  • Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

 

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