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SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY, PORTSMOUTH, OHIO

Portsmouth, OhioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1986Established Year
  3800Enrollment

Shawnee State University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Shawnee State University is a public co-ed institution located in Portsmouth, Ohio. The university was established in 1986 as an open admission university. SSU is famous for its affordable and accessible education for all. The campus of the university is spread across 66 acres.

Shawnee State University offers admissions in about 70 bachelor and masters degree programs in their three colleges. The total enrollment of fall 2019 was 3250.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPublic
Year of Establishment1986
Total Enrollment3250
Student-Faculty Ratio14:1

Shawnee State University Rankings

  • Ranked #213 best conservative college in America by Niche.com.
  • Ranked #231 best college dorms in America by Niche.com.
  • Ranked #771 hardest colleges to get into in America by Niche.com.
  • Ranked #117-#153 in Regional Universities Midwest by US News and World reports.
  • Ranked #151 in Top Performers on Social Mobility by US News and World reports.

Programs offered at Shawnee State University Rankings

Shawnee State University offers programs for 70 bachelor and graduate degrees.

  • The SSU has 3 colleges that are College of arts and sciences, college of professional studies and university college
  • With student to faculty ratio of 15:1 SSU aims to provide high-quality teaching experience
  • Some of the popular programs are Business, Education, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts, Mathematics and Science, and Social Science.

Shawnee State University Campus

Shawnee State University Campus

Shawnee State University is located in a charming, small-town atmosphere of Portsmouth, Ohio, United States

  • SSU has 66 acres of the beautiful campus
  • There are total of 28 building in Shawnee State University
  • SSU also has Clark Memorial Library and Clyde W. Clark Planetarium
  • It has 60 Students club and organisations

Residence Facilities at Shawnee State University

SSU has six different apartment complexes for Students Residence

  • Every Residence hall has its own floor plan with single, double and triple room layouts
  • Each apartment of SSU is a fully-equipped kitchen, living room, dining area, bathroom, bedrooms, and on-site laundry facilities
  • An about 50% of total students live on campus
  • All freshman students are required to live on campus and there are some exceptions to
  • Three meals plan available for Students:- unlimited meal plan, 15 meal plan, and 12 meal plan
  • SSU also has some guidelines for Students living off campus.

Application Process

Shawnee State University is a best-valued American university offering a wide range of high-quality signature programs. Shawnee State is a student-focused public university with About 2% of total enrollment are international students from different countries. Shawnee State is providing a high-quality educational experience that benefits greatly from the personal attention for each of its students.

Being an international student, you will be required to follow the following application process for getting Admission At Shawnee State University:

Application Portal: Web application from university website

Application fee: 50 USD Application fee is required

Supporting documents:

  • Final High School Transcript and proof of baccalaureate degree(PG)
  • Standardized Test Score
  • Bank Statement
  • Scores of Standardized Exams to study in the USA
  • Certificate of Finances
  • Copy of Current Passport
  • Two-letter of reference (PG)
  • written essay(PG)
  • Visa and current i-20

Cost of Attendance

Estimated cost of attendance for international Undergraduate students in fall 2019

Type of feeAmount
Annual tuition and fees 14,189 USD
Housing (most common)6,894 USD
Meal plan3,968 USD
Program fee0-200 USD
Course feeVaries
Total25,251 USD

This is estimated cost and Final costs vary depending on your selected housing, meal plan, program and course options. Estimated Graduate tuition and fees for international students for 9 to 16 credit hours is 11,160 USD. For Students with less than 8 credit hour or more than 16 credit hours is 1240 USD

Scholarships & Financial Aid for International students

Shawnee State awards more than $25 million annually in financial aid. Shawnee State University awards financial aid services through scholarships, grants, loans, and college work-study programs.

ScholarshipRequirementsAmount awarded
Shawnee Scholar AwardGPA of 3.8 or higherFull tuition Scholarship for four years
Shawnee Achievement AwardGPA of 3.8 or higher5,750 USD per year/ 23,000 USD for four years
Shawnee Excellence AwardGPA of 3.6 or higher4,750 USD per year/ 19,000 USD for four years
Blue & Gray AwardGPA of 3.2 or higher2,750 USD per year/ 11,000 USD for four years

Alumni Network

Following are some benefits provide to Shawnee State University alumni:-

  • Clark Memorial Library
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • Kings Island Discount Tickets
  • Newport Aquarium Discount Tickets
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
  • Entry in COSI Exhibitions
  • VPI® Pet Insurance
  • Career services

Some of few notable alumni of Shawnee State University are:- Candice Cassidy – June 2009 Playboy Playmate of the Month, Ted Strickland – former governor of Ohio and U.S. Representative,

Placements

Shawnee State University has partnered with Handshake, the career management platform with thousands of jobs available that can help students to discover new career paths and find amazing jobs and internships.

Shawnee State University Career Services staff assists current students with resume, cover letter and Professional Clothing Closet and "Tiebrary"

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Shawnee State University Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population3972
FAFSA Code009942
Application Cost$30
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$14,512 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
IELTS-5.5- -
TOEFL-60- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score112710181235 5%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing569518620-
Mathematics558500615-
ACTCheck Detailed Score211824 95%
English211724-
Mathematics211724-

Shawnee State University Acceptance Rate

68.9%

Acceptance Rate

3011

Total Applicants

3972

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

44.7%

Male

55.3%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program68.9%
Total Applicants5332
Total Enrolled3674
Graduate
Graduate Programs68.8%
Total Applicants433
Total Enrolled298

Shawnee State University Enrollment

Enrollment
Shawnee State University Enrollment3972
Undergraduate Enrollment3674
Graduate Enrollment298
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate22.9%

Attendance Cost

$14,512

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$14,512 / Year
Post Graduate Program$11,157 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,200 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$9,559 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,712 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$10,865 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$2,712 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$6,234 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$2,712 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Medicine ProgramsJoint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Dentistry ProgramsAmerican Dental Association
Nursing ProgramsAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
Physiotherapy ProgramsAmerican Physical Therapy Association
ProgramsAmerican Occupational Therapy Association
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
5190176234289
+1-740-347-1732
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940 Second Street, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662
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Restaurant

Lofts Coffee Company0.41 Km
Oscar's Restaurant & Lounge0.51 Km
Hot Head Burritos0.88 Km
A&W Restaurant1.01 Km
Giovanni's Pizza1.65 Km
Rally's1.9 Km
Malt Shops1.94 Km
Sonora Mexican Grill Portsmouth2.08 Km
Wendy's3.04 Km
Subway3.31 Km
Mexitali3.75 Km
Tudor's Biscuit World5.63 Km
KFC5.89 Km
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Book Store

Castle Comics0.43 Km
Goodwill Industries of Southern Ohio - Portsmouth1.62 Km
Ollie's Bargain Outlet5.61 Km

Airport

AE971.02 Km
Air Evac 971.03 Km
Hospital Helipad2.84 Km
Manchester Airport (MAN)4.29 Km

Super Market

ALDI2.24 Km
Save A Lot2.43 Km
Family Dollar2.5 Km
Westside IGA4.43 Km
Blackburn's BG Family Food4.44 Km

Train Station

South Shore Amtrak Station2.68 Km

Shopping Mall

The Complex5.06 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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