Shawnee State University
Portsmouth, OH 45662
Shawnee State University is one of the 36 public 4-year colleges in Ohio. Its campus is small in size and located in the town of Portsmouth. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 717 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 488 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 68%).
Every year 29% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Shawnee State University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $6,251, and fees were $1,188. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $12,059 and $1,188 respectively.
|Campus LocaleFringe Town|
|Student to Faculty Ratio15:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1975 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
10/01/2001 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
10/01/2001 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1018 to 1235|
|ACT||18 to 24|
|Secondary school GPA Recommended|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Recommended|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|Recommendations Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$308/credit|
|In State Students||$308/credit|
|Out of State Students||$549/credit|
|In District Students||$535/credit|
|In State Students||$535/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,246/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of Shawnee State University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||8%||$556|
|State Grant & Scholarships||40%||$1,425|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||42%||$3,018|
|Federal Student Loans||69%||$5,171|
$13,882Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$13,038|
|$30,001 to $48,000$13,907|
|$48,001 to $75,000$17,254|
|$75,001 to $110,000$18,969|
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The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Ohio, Past Presidents Parley, has a program to assist students pursuing a degree in the nursing field. The applicant must be an honorably discharged ...
The Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP) provides funding for nurses who intend to serve as instructors or students who intend to serve as nurses after graduation. Recipients of ...
Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited preparatory business school with an associate degree in an area of business who will pursue a bachelors degree in business at Shawnee State ...
Applicants who are registered nurses must have a current license to practice as an RN, have more than a high school diploma and be currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing degree program in ...
Applicants must be enrolled in or accepted into an accredited school of nursing located in Ohio. They must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing and must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. ...
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.