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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Shippensburg, PA
  • Public
    4 year
  • 4,422
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:17
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 16%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $13.4K
    Avg. Financial Aid
Situated on 200 acres in southcentral Pennsylvania, Shippensburg University offers you the best of what college is meant to be. With nearly 360 faculty and 5,300+ undergraduate students, we're small enough to offer you challenging courses, the flexibility you need, and individual attention. We're also large enough to offer a wide spectrum of organizations and activities. Shippensburg offers three colleges and a division for students who have not yet chosen a major. The three colleges - Arts and Sciences, Business, and Education and Human Services - offer 100 majors and concentrations drawing from courses in 30 academic departments.
Over 20,000 courses transfer into Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
majestic building with clock tower
students and instructor working in a lab
individual assisting another with computer work
professor teaching in a classroom
two students sitting on red chairs outdoors
football team celebrating on the field
students chatting on red and blue chairs outdoors
students playing volleyball on a sandy court
campus view with students lounging and walking
students working on a textile project in class
student presenting a poster to visitors
graduation ceremony with 'Shippensburg University' banner


Founded 1871
Total Faculty 359
Full-Time Undergraduate 3,957
Part-Time Undergraduate 465
Application Acceptance Rate 94%
Transfer Students 731
Programs 244 Programs
Courses 1,587 Courses
Transfer Agreements 489 incoming Transfer Agreements
Equivalencies 20,111 incoming Equivalencies
5,215 outgoing Equivalencies

Financial Information

In-State Tuition $5,740
Out-of-State Tuition $7,824
Books and Supplies $1,200
Federal Loans: Undergrads receiving aid 71%
Federal Loans: Average amount received $6,445
Scholarships & Grants: Undergrads receiving aid 64%
Scholarships & Grants: Average amount received $6,951
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid:
    Financial aid for transfer students is given primarily through scholarships, grants, and student loans. A small number of cholarships can be earned after a student is enrolled.
  • Tuition and Fees:
    2023-2024 per semester tuition and fees In-State: $5,740 (12 credits) Out-of-State: $7,824 (Full-Time)

Information for Transfer In Students

Application Deadlines for Transfer

Rolling Admissions Majors close when capacity is reached

Transfer Application Requirements

Transfer Credit Policy

  • Minimum Grade:
    Grades of C or better will transfer. In some cases D grades may transfer.
  • Credits (Min/Max):
    Residency degree requirements require that A) Students complete at least 30 of their last 60 credits at SU to earn a Shippensburg University degree and B) At least half of the required credits in a student's major must be completed at Shippensburg.
  • Transfer Policy Document:
  • Appeals Process Document:

Virtual Tour

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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Shippensburg University 1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257
United States
Main Phone:
(717) 477 -1231


Transfer Admission Contact:
Damian Morales
Transfer Articulation Coordinator, Admissions
(717) 477-1231
International Admissions Contact:
Jeremy Miller
Assistant Director of Admissions
(717) 477-1231
Veterans Services Contact:
Don Browder
School Certifying Official, Veterans Services
(717) 477-1710
Athletic Director Contact:
Jeff Michaels
Director of Athletics, Athletics Department
(717) 477-1711
Last updated on 7/9/2024 by Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.