The school is a non selective selective school. The institution receives about 1,650 applications every admission cycle. The acceptance rate tends to be around 98 percent which equates to about 1,620 students who were successful in the admission process of the institution. But, when the year begins, only about 520 or 32% of the candidates who received the letter of acceptance from Shepherd University decide to register. The ratio of the students who applied is 41% and 58% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 61% were typically women preferred Shepherd University after receiving the acceptance letter and 38% were men. Prospective students are requested to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Shepherd University when applying. Most often, accepted students have test scores in the range of 19 - 26 for ACT or 970 - 1,170 for SAT. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual enrollment. Shepherd University’s undergraduate application fee is $45. To submit your application to Shepherd University, you will need to present these required documents: Secondary school GPA and a Secondary school record. The institution highly suggests that applicants have ACT/SAT scores, completions of a college-preparatory program, and Recommendations.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2020 Admissions Cycle
Applications
1,651
Male 687
Female 964

 

Acceptance
1,617
Male 673
Female 944

 

Enrollment Total
521
Male 201
Female 320


Acceptance Rate
97.9%
Male
98%
Female
97.9%

 

Yield
32.2%
Male
29.9%
Female
33.9%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$45


Graduate

$40



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

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

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record


    Recommended

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Recommendations

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