Shepherd University

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Shepherd University


  • 80% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$4,400 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$11,464 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline


Application fee


Educational Resources


Electronic databases; 12,000+ full-text periodicals online

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 189,055 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 539 current serial subscriptions.
  • 372,989 microforms.
  • 7,632 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 350 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 100 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 2 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.



    health service, other


    reading, math, writing, study skills, other


    minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control


    co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

    Campus Safety

    24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

    Campus Life



    • The school offers housing for students.
    • 27% of students live in school housing.
    • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

    Types of housing available

    • 2% of housing units are Singles.
    • 81% of housing units are Doubles.
    • 17% of housing units are Triples.
    • 0% of housing units are Apartments.
    • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
    • In total, there are 12 housing buildings.

    Room Accessories

    • 50% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
    • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
    • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


    • 33% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
    • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
    • Popular events on campus: Performing Arts Series at Shepherd, Family Day, Shepfest, Student Recognition Day, Appalachian Heritage Festival, Midnight Breakfast, Relay for Life, Homecoming, Program Board Movies, Multicultural Student Affairs Program Series, Student Organization Fair, Shep-or-Treat, Day of Service
    • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra
    • In total, there are about 70 organizations on campus.
    • Honor societies: Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Kappa Delta, Phi Alpha Theta, Alpha Kappa Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Epsilon Kappa, Psi Chi, Beta Beta Beta, Mu Alpha Theta, Pi Sigma Alpha, Sigma Tau Delta
    • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade, Common Ground, Latter Day Saints Student Group
    • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Union, Multicultural Leadership Team, Sistaz, United Brothers, Allies, NAACP
    • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) The Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players, 4-H, University Democrats, University Republicans, Lacrosse Club, Habitat for Humanity, Amnesty International, Association for Computing Machinery, Delta Sigma Pi, Interclass Council, Liberal Womens Association, Music Educators National Conference, Philanthropy Society, Phi Mu Alpha, Sigma Alpha Iota, Progressive Action Committee, Shepherd Dance Team, Shepherd Education Student Association, Shepherd Environmental Association, Student Global AIDS Council, Shepherd Historic Preservation Organization, Social Work Association, Sociology Club, Ram Marching Band, Student Life Council, Student Government Association, Shepherd University Theater, WSHC Radio Station, Sans Merci Literary Magazine, Performing Arts Series at Shepherd, Program Board, Student Leadership Conference, Homecoming Committee, Debate and Forensics, Student Community Services
    • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Picket


    • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Dulles International Airport (48), Hagerstown, MD (20)
    • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Martinsburg, WV (10)
    • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Hagerstown, MD (16)
    • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
    • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
    • 87% of students have a car on campus


    • School employment is available.
    • 8% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,152
    • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

    Greek Life

    • There are 4 fraternities
    • 0 fraternity houses
    • 6% of students are fraternity members
    • There are 3 sororities
    • 0 sorority houses
    • 5% of students are sorority members.


    • Army ROTC: Not offered
    • Navy ROTC: Not offered
    • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Maryland, College Park)
    • Additional Policies

      class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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