Overall, Shaw University is a fairly selective school. They receive 6,437 applications every admission cycle from incoming students. The acceptance rate is around 71 percent which equals about 4,600 students who were successful in the admission process of the school. However, when the year starts, only about 300 or 6% of the candidates who received an acceptance letter from Shaw University choose to attend. The ratio of the candidates who applied is 36% and 63% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 50% were typically women and 49% were men. Shaw University’s undergraduate application fee is $25. To apply at Shaw University, you will need to present these documents: Recommendations, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. It is also recommended that students applying have ACT/SAT scores, completions of a college-preparatory program, and a Secondary school rank. Freshmen students should submit their ACT or SAT scores to Shaw University when applying. Usually, an ACT score of 11 - 16 or a 650 - 850 SAT score is the range that applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This institution also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual enrollment.

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Student ACT Scores

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75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2020 Admissions Cycle. Test scores last reported in 2008
Applications
6,437
Male 2,327
Female 4,110

 

Acceptance
4,570
Male 1,592
Female 2,978

 

Enrollment Total
291
Male 143
Female 148


Acceptance Rate
71%
Male
68.4%
Female
72.5%

 

Yield
6.4%
Male
9%
Female
5%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$25


Graduate

$50



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Recommendations
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school rank

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