Shepherd University

Women's D2 Coach: Jenny Miller
Profile
Size
5 / 10
3,421 Undergrads / 3,736 Students
Cost
1 / 10
$9,352 Net Price
Selectivity
1 / 10
89% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Mountain East (MEC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Town: Fringe

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
65%
Overall Graduation Rate
42%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
25% / 42%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The team travels primarily throughout West Virginia, visiting towns such as Philippi and Wheeling. They also travel frequently to Pennsylvania and Ohio. Additional games are scheduled in North and South Carolina and Georgia.

Recruit Commits
2019
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Erin Shifflett Chesapeake Pasadena, MD Def
 
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Elizabeth Tyler Loudoun County Leesburg, VA Def
Paige Alexander Briar Woods VA Mid, Def
Juliana Barco Patterson Mill MD Def
Katherine Campbell Watkins Mill MD Mid
Kira Barth Century Sykesville, MD Mid
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Quincy Oram Frederick / Potomac State CC Frederick, MD Att
Regan Brown North Carroll Reisterstown, MD Att
Brooke Ingram Governor Thomas Johnson Frederick, MD Goal
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Madi Katoski Institute of Notre Dame Glen Burnie, MD Att
Kelsey Najaka Damascus Damascus, MD Def
Emily Brown First Colonial Virginia Beach, VA Att, Mid
Elishia Davis George Washington Charleston, WV Mid
Kiana Turner Morgantown Morgantown, WV Mid
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Location
301 North King St, Shepherdstown, WV, 25443, Shepherdstown, WV, 25443 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Greater Pittsburgh Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Cumberland Maryland Area
  • Richmond Virginia Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Charlottesville Virginia Area
  • Harrisburg Pennsylvania Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
  • Norfolk Virginia Area
Where Grads Work
  • American Public University System
  • Frederick County Public Schools
  • Loudoun County
  • Citi
  • Valley Health
  • First Data Corporation
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Wells Fargo
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • West Virginia University
  • US Army
  • Marriott International
  • State Farm
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology
  • Arts and Design
  • Support
  • Finance
  • Administrative
  • Healthcare Services
  • Media and Communication
  • Community and Social Services
  • Program and Project Management
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
440 - 550
Math
480 - 570
Total
950 - 1150
ACT
English
18 - 24
Math
17 - 23
Composite
19 - 24

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 1,573 660 913
% Admitted 89% 88% 90%
% Admits That Enroll 43% 45% 41%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.34
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions Office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Liberal Arts & Sciences (18%)
    Health Professions (11%)
    Business (9%)
    Education (9%)
    Social Sciences (7%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (7%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (6%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Communication & Journalism (4%)
    History (3%)
    English Language & Literature (3%)
    Psychology (3%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (3%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (3%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (2%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Engineering (1%)
    Athlete Graduation Rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $9,352

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$7,328 $17,482
    Books & Supplies$1,000 $1,000
    Cost of Living$9,828 $9,828
    Personal Expenses$2,875 $2,875
     
    Sticker Price$21,031 $31,039

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    90% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship80%$7,238
    Federal Grants40%$4,277
    Pell Grants39%$4,217
    Other Federal5%$1,007
    State & Local Grants45%$4,153
    Institutional Grants60%$3,688
     
    Student Loans55%$6,313
    Federal Loans55%$5,178
    Other Loans5%$13,845

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $25.9 Million $6,945

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $21,966.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $14,190 $234

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 8.7%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 2,060 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $39,700

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.23 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 25% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    IWLCA Presidents Cup
    Nov 16-18 '18
    FL: Kissimmee
       
       
     
    IWLCA Capital Cup
    Jul 20-22 '18
    VA: Midlothian
       
       
     
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 2 2
    Fondling 2 2
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 2 1
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Business-dominant, with other professional programs
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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