940 Second Street Portsmouth, OH 45662 740-351-4778
http://www.shawnee.edu/ To_SSU@shawnee.edu
About Shawnee State University
  • Year of Foundation 1986
  • Size of Campus 50 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 3,820
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58%, 42%, 9%
Application
  • Avg. Book Exp. $1,000
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,538 in-state, $10,128 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,416
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 4,027
Shawnee State University-the regional state university of Southern Ohio-prepares students for the changing needs of business, industry, education, and society through its diversified degree programs. Recognizing the importance of knowledge, values, and cultural enrichment, Shawnee State University is committed to providing higher education that fosters competence in oral and written communication, scientific and quantitative reasoning, and critical analysis/logical thinking. To enrich the lives of the community, Shawnee State University provides opportunities for continuing personal and professional development, intellectual discovery, and appreciation for the creative and performing arts.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 2
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Setting Suburban
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Springfest, Homecoming, Halloween Dance
  • Percent students who are frat members 5%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Eta Sigma
  • Number of sororities 2
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Innermission; Campus Crusade for Christ; Campus Ministry
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) AHANA
  • Number of students in fraternities 2
  • Alcohol Policies No
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train South Shore KY (3)
  • Distance to nearest bus Portsmouth (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Columbus (100), Cincinnati (120)
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 100%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 15%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (95%), other housing options (5%)
  • 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
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
Campus Services
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 150,661
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 22,236
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • 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)
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 13,820
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 59,957
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all schoo
  • Number of e-books 16,810
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Southern Ohio Medical Center; Adena Medical Center; Shawnee State University; Mill's Pride; Ohio Valley Schools; Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital; King's Daughter Medical Center; Community Action Organization - Scioto County and Pike County
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 5,040
  • Employed Students after 1 year 76%
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 5%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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