Shenandoah University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Shenandoah University is 10:1, and the school has 69.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Shenandoah University include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Business Administration and Management, General; Physical Education Teaching and Coaching; Musical Theatre; and Biology/Biological Sciences, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 74.8 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Philosophy
Humanities Foreign languages
Computer literacy Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 10:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 31%
Business Administration and Management, General 10%
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 9%
Musical Theatre 8%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 6%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 100%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 75%
4-year graduation rate 25%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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