1871 Old Main Drive Shigppensbur, PA 17257-2299 717-477-1231
http://www.ship.edu admiss@ship.edu
About Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
  • Year of Foundation 1871
  • Size of Campus 200 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 6,459
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53%, 47%, 5.9%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,804 in-state, $14,510 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $7,400
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 6,861
Shippensburg continues to be ranked among the top universities in the North by several national publications, including U.S. News & World Report. These honors reflect the commitment by all members of the university community to support our students as they strive to reach their academic and personal dreams. Work is progressing on our academic master plan, another opportunity for the campus community to look at our academic programming and to determine ways to enhance our already outstanding educational programs and services. Once completed, this will help guide the university to help meet the needs of our students and to meet the ever-changing demands of the Commonwealth and our nation.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 11
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 6
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 11
  • Percent students who are frat members 6%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Phi Sigma, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Sigma Sigma, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Phi Alpha Lambda, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Sigma Pi, Pi Nu Epsilon, Pi Omega Pi, Pi Sigma Al
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 13
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Catholic Campus Ministry, Christian Fellowship, Jewish Student Organization, The Fellowship of Christian Athletes', United Campus Ministry, University Bible Fellowship, Gospel Outreach
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 8%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African American Organization, Asian-American Association, International Student Organization, Latino Student Organization
  • Alcohol Policies No
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Harrisburg (55)
  • Distance to nearest bus Shippensburg
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Harrisburg (44)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 40%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 14%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (68%), women's dorms (9%), apartment for single students (23%), special housing for disabled students (0%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 9
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 77%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 9%
Campus Services
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Books in Library 450,517
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,000
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 78,144
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Microforms 1,446,147
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, other
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums Art Gallery, Vertebrate Museum, On-campus elementary school, greenhouse, herbarium, planetarium, electron microscope, nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer, public service centers, Luhr's Performing Arts Center
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,243
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Keystone Library Network - access to books held in participating library's general circulating collection. Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium (PALCI) and Associated College Libraries of Central Pennsylvania (ACLCP) - access to the monograph collectio
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
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
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 76%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year 80%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village