Overall, Shaw University is a fairly selective school. They receive 2,435 applications every admission cycle from incoming students. The acceptance rate is around 65 percent which equals about 1,600 students who were successful in the admission process of the school. However, when the year starts, only about 100 or 9% of the candidates who received an acceptance letter from Shaw University choose to attend. The ratio of the candidates who applied is 40% and 59% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 46% were typically women and 53% 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 660 - 870 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 2021 Admissions Cycle. Test scores last reported in 2008
Applications
2,435
Male 993
Female 1,442

 

Acceptance
1,591
Male 625
Female 966

 

Enrollment Total
143
Male 76
Female 67


Acceptance Rate
65.3%
Male
62.9%
Female
67%

 

Yield
9%
Male
12.2%
Female
6.9%


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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