Shenandoah University : Profile

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1460 University Dr
Winchester, VA 22601-5195
(540) 665-4500
Location: Southeast
Calendar: Semester

Get a snapshot of Shenandoah University with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

Shenandoah University prepares individuals to be critical, reflective thinkers; lifelong learners; and ethical, compassionate citizens who are committed to making responsible contributions within a community, a nation and the world. Shenandoah distinguishes itself by providing opportunities to gain knowledge and develop skills in a collaborative, personalized environment that intertwines professional and liberal learning. A Shenandoah education incorporates scholarship, experiential learning and sophisticated technologies, as well as practical wisdom. To this end, the university has identified six core values that provide a foundation for the decisions it makes and the programs it offers: - Development of an enduring passion for learning - Commitment to self-reflection and personal development - Respect for diverse cultures, experiences, and perspectives - Celebration of creative performance, expression, teaching, and discovery - Cultivation of leadership to advance positive change and growth - Dedication to citizenship, professional service, and global outreach As an institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Shenandoah University practices the highest ethical standards in its interactions with the community and with students of all faiths. Within a community of scholars, Shenandoah promotes the welfare of the whole person by fostering a nurturing environment in which students learn, grow, and flourish.

School Characteristics

Student Population
Private not-for-profit University
Private not-for-profit
$22,340 per year

Length of Study: Four or more years
Religious Affiliation: United Methodist

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: 3.1
Average ACT: 20
Average SAT: 1000

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 3,393
Retention Rate: 65%
Graduation Rate: 45%

School Accreditation

National: No

Regional: Not Available
Federal: No

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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