118 E. South Street Raleigh, NC 27601 919-546-8275
http://www.shawu.edu/ admission@shawu.edu
About Shaw University
  • Year of Foundation 1865
  • Size of Campus 30 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Baptist
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,565
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 64%, 36%, 36%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Least selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 2,649
Shaw University exists to advance knowledge, facilitate student learning and achievement, to enhance the spiritual and ethical values of its students, and to transform a diverse community of learners into future global leaders.Shaw University, founded in 1865, is the first historically black college of the South. Shaw is a private, co-educational, liberal arts university affiliated with the Baptist Church. The University awards degrees at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Fall Convocation, Bessie Boyd Holman Lecture Series, Founder's Day/Homecoming, Martin Luther King Commemorative Service, Religious Emphasis Week, Minister's Conference, Career Day
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat members 4%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Beta Kappa Chi, Alpha Kappa Mu, Alpha Epsilon Rho
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Ready to Fly Ministry, Children of God, Sigma Alpha Omega, Students Taking a New Direction
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Association, NAACP, National Assoc. of Black Accountants, International Relations Association
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Raleigh, NC (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Raleigh, NC (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport RDU Airport (25)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (49%), men's dorms (51%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 99%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 38%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 155,623
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of e-books 3,697
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 32,584
  • 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)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities John W. Fleming African-American Collection
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 99,700
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in computer labs
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 852
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (North Carolina State University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 12,000
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Saint Augustine's College)
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City