Shaw University

Basic Information

Phone Number: 919.546.8200
Address: 118 E. South Street, Raleigh, NC

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Additional Information

President: admissions@shawu.edu
School Type: Four Year College
Public/Private: Private
Religious Affiliation: Christian Church
Gender Preference: Coed
School Setting:

Our students are surrounded by opportunity on our beautiful, historic campus, located in the heart of vibrant downtown Raleigh, NC, and just minutes away from the world-famous Research Triangle Park.

School Size: 1,290
Classroom Size: average class size is 18
Student/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Housing Availability:

Yes

Type of Housing: Men’s dorms, women’s dorms
Diversity: Shaw University has an ethnically and culturally diverse student population. Approximately 58% of students are African American; 59% female, 41% male; approximately 5% are international students.
Financial Aid:

financialaid@shawu.edu, http://www.shawu.edu/FinancialAid/ The University offers a very competitive merit-based grant-in-aid program with annual awards up to a maximum of $24,994.

Disability Services:

The University offers a very competitive merit-based grant-in-aid program with annual awards up to a maximum of $24,994.

Greek Life: Yes
Activities:

In addition to Greek organizations, there are a broad range of organizations offering students the opportunity to be engaged, forge connections and hone their leadership skills, including academic clubs and honor societies, social fellowships, athletic and special interest groups, religious and service organizations, marching and concert band, choir, cheerleading and dance team.

Sports: In addition to Greek organizations, there are a broad range of organizations offering students the opportunity to be engaged, forge connections and hone their leadership skills, including academic clubs and honor societies, social fellowships, athletic and special interest groups, religious and service organizations, marching and concert band, choir, cheerleading and dance team.
School Championships:

Shaw has a long championship tradition in the CIAA ranging across virtually all its sports programs. Recent conference championships include volleyball in 2016/17 and 2018/19, and women’s tennis in 2016/17, 2017/18, and 2018/19.

Majors: Shaw University offers a broad range of programs in three schools: The School of Arts, Sciences & Humanities, the School of Business & Professional Studies and the School of Divinity.
Computer Capabilities:

Shaw University offers a broad range of programs in three schools: The School of Arts, Sciences & Humanities, the School of Business & Professional Studies and the School of Divinity.

Application/Transfer Deadlines: Shaw University operates on a “rolling admissions” basis. However, applicants are highly encouraged to apply early for admission and scholarship consideration.
Parking Spaces/Availability:

On campus parking is limited and by permit only; on-street parking widely available.

International Students:

On campus parking is limited and by permit only; on-street parking widely available.

Notes/School Information:

24/7 on-campus security