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Shenandoah is a private, church-affiliated, comprehensive university. It was founded in 1875, adopted coeducation in 1930, and gained university status in 1991. Its 100-acre campus is located in Winchester, 72 miles from Washington, D.C.

Website: www.su.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,040
Undergraduate
Students
(59.9%) 1,221 Women
(40.1%) 819 Men
1,751
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
74% of 2,322 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.53
SAT Math
540 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
560 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
18-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$46,140
Tuition and Fees
$33,830
Room and Board
$10,810
Average Percent of Need Met
69%
Average Freshman Award
$21,911
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$36,370
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
267
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Winchester Population
 26,203
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Washington, D.C.
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
52% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Buzzy the Hornet
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.1% Asian
11.7% Black/African-American
7.3% Hispanic/Latino
0.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
60.9% White
14.3% Unknown
International Students
1.9% from 18 countries
First-Year Students Returning
84.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
54.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
54%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
17.0%
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