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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (Ship)

1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA

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Ship is a public institution that has a fair number of degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, in a predominantly rural area. Approximately eight thousand students are enrolled per year at Ship.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania offers:

  • Education
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Communications And Journalism

To be considered for admissions, students may be required to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then studied by the admissions committee. Very common exam scores among students admitted to Ship are within the range of 17 to 22 for the ACT exam, or 1300 to 1580 on the SAT. Approximately 80 percent of all students that applied were accepted at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, with 32 percent of those admitted choosing to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found at ship.edu.

Tuition & fees at Ship vary for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs around $9,700 per year, while out-of-state tuition costing $20,000 annually. The cost of on-campus housing is about $4,400 for the year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements by way of grants or student loans.

Athletic programs are available at Ship through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate athletics. Sports available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)

Students can take a look at the school's http://www.ship.edu/ to see additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the applicants Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is about 7,000. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 20% enrolling as graduate students and 85% as undergraduate students.

$17,600

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $17,600. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $45 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • In-State Tuition: $7,100-$8,500
    • Nonresident Student Tuition: $16,000-$19,060
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $290-$350 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $660-$790 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid87%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships46%$6,156
Receiving Student Loans78%$8,939
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania may offer services like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is approximately 55%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years37%
Graduating in 5 Years16%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1954)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Ship is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Pennsylvania Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Pennsylvania Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Pennsylvania Athletic Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (Pennsylvania Athletic Conference)
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
89.14%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
87%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,882