Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA 22601

Shenandoah University is a privately run, not for profit institution, located in Winchester, Virginia. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 1911 and 1682 students were accepted.

Shenandoah University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $30,132 and fees $1,190. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $30,132 and $1,190 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
Level4 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate82%

Nursing Programs Offered

  • BSN

    The Shenandoah University Traditional BSN program is a four year track designed for students who are just entering the program as freshmen for full time instruction with a combination of nursing and general education courses beginning from the first semester of enrollment. Students are encouraged to take the opportunities made available to work in healthcare settings during summers.

    The university also provides a transfer track into the program that is intended for students who have already completed all general education requirements and pre-requisite courses. Transfer students are accepted in the fall or in the spring semesters for five academic semesters of full time instruction.

    The other track,  RN to BSN  offers advanced placement entry for Registered Nurses who have a diploma in nursing or an associate degree. RNs can transfer general education credits and nursing courses taken at an accredited institute to complete the BSN in two semesters of full time enrollment of three to six semesters of part time study.

    The last track is second degree BSN/accelerated BSN is a 15 month program designed for students who already have a baccalaureate degree in a nursing program.

    Program Specific Requirements:

    • Specific immunizations required by healthcare facilities
    • Proof of Tetanus Diphtheria and Pertussis
    • Tuberculosis testing
    • Proof of health insurance
    • Complete criminal background check
    • Random drug testing
    • Current CPR certificate for health care providers from the American Heart Association
  • Masters program tracks: MSN, RN to MSN
  • Doctoral program tracks: DNP, BSN to DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 115
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Master's degree 26
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 2
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery Post-master's certificate 9
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 5
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Post-master's certificate 3
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 2

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Shenandoah University

Hood College
43.26 miles away
Marymount University
58.07 miles away
Georgetown University
60.83 miles away
Eastern Mennonite University
61.18 miles away
George Washington University
62.35 miles away
Washington Adventist University
63.23 miles away
Howard University
63.37 miles away
Trinity Washington University
64.04 miles away
Catholic University of America
64.16 miles away
Stevenson University
79.82 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1973 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
01/31/2001 - Current
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
06/23/1997 - 06/07/1997
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
06/07/1997 - 01/31/2001
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
10/09/2004 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
10/09/2004 - Current

Admissions

88%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading440 to 570
SAT: Math440 to 550
SAT: Writing410 to 540
ACT Composite19 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
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

Cost (Net Price)

$28,310

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$22,022
30k to 48k$26,271
48k to 75k$25,821
75k to 110k$28,520
Over 110k$30,879
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

93%

Recipients

$14,421

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

26%

Recipients

$4,375

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

69%

Recipients

$7,638

Average Amount

Student Population

2,099

Undergrads

1,819

Graduates

2,568

Women

1,350

Men

75%

Full-time

25%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
59%
Race/ethnicity unknown
13%
Black/African American
10%
Asian
6%
Hispanic
5%
Non-resident alien
4%
Two or more races
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia

Applicants must be daughters, sons grandsons, etc of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the american legion.

Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award

A $400.00 nursing education merit award shall be given annually by the Iowa Department of the American Legion Auxiliary in memory of the late Mary Virginia Macrae, who served as the first [...]

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

Applicants must be daughters, sons, grandsons, etc. of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion. Applicants must be in their senior year or graduates [...]

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

Candidates must be residents of Newport County, and a graduate from a high school in Rhode Island. Scholarships are open to individuals accepted into, and in attendance at any accredited [...]

Genevieve Saran Richmond Award

This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.


More scholarships

Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing