How much does Shepherd University cost?

Shepherd University Cost of Attendance
In-state $7,548
Out-of-state $18,048
On-Campus Room and Board $10,480
Off-Campus Room and Board $10,750
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $7,062
$30,000-$48,000 $7,686
$48,000-$75,000 $10,439
$75,000-$110,000 $7,062
Over $110,000 $13,812

Shepherd University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 94% $6,800
Federal Grants 40% $4,942
Pell grants 39% $4,373
Other federal grants 9% $1,234
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 49% $4,063
Institutional grants or scholarships 66% $4,108
Student loan aid 55% $6,360
Federal student loans 54% $6,475
Other student loans 4% $14,741

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Shepherd University Admissions

What is Shepherd University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 89%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 65% of applicants
SAT Reading 490-590
SAT Math 480-570
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 53% of applicants
Composite Score 19-23

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Shepherd University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 3421
Living on campus 4%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Shepherd University Graduation Success

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About Shepherd University


301 North King St
Shepherdstown, WV

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Fringe Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify