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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Shippensburg, PA
#87

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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, situated on 200 rural acres in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1871. The school offers bachelor's and master's degree programs in a variety of disciplines. Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is within 150 miles of Washington, DC, Baltimore and Philadelphia.

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Quick Facts


1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257-2299

2014-2015 Tuition

$18,520 Tuition and Fees

Students

6550 undergraduate students
50% male / 50% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
83.4% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1871

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, certificate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Computer Software Engineering, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Rhetoric and Composition, General Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, International/Global Studies, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Public Administration, Social Work, Economics, General, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Art/Art Studies, General, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Business Administration and Management, General, Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management, Accounting, Finance, General, Management Science, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Journalism

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing, Rhetoric and Composition, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Mathematics, General, Gerontology, International/Global Studies, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Public Administration, Anthropology, Economics, General, Geographic Information Science and Cartography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, French Studies, Women's Studies, Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, General, Business/Commerce, General, History, General, Journalism

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 6,550
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 6,199
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 294
Percent of male undergraduates: 50%
Percent of female undergraduates: 50%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, international students, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, soccer, swimming, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 6 1 3
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 2
Robbery 0 1 0
Aggravated assault 0 1 0
Burglary 11 3 10
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 4 0 3
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 2
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 9 3 9
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 1 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 1 1
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 8 19 43
Liquor law violations 177 275 182
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 5 11 23
Liquor law violations 110 159 73
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 1 2

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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