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Quick Facts Fall 2018

Location Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Founded September 1871
Nickname Rams
Mascot Rambo and J.C.
Colors Blue and Gold


Total Enrollment 3,723
Undergraduate 2,821
Graduate 147
Non-Degree Seeking 755


Female 57%
Male 43%


West Virginia 59%
Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, D.C., among others 41%

Housing (undergraduate)

Residence Hall 36%
Commuter 64%


Traditional (<25) 70%
Non-Traditional 30%

Military Friendly Campus

Veterans and Dependents Enrolled 163
Yellow Ribbon Program Participants (full-time) 17


In-State $7,548
Out-of-State $18,048
Room and Board $10,020

Student Financial Aid

Institutional Scholarships and Aid Awarded $5.9 million+
State and Federal Financial Aid Awarded $27 million+


Average Class Size 17
Student to Faculty Ratio 15:1


Majors, minors, and concentrations 115
Faculty holding Ph.D. or highest degree in field 89%
Academic Colleges 5
Academic Departments 20
Professional and Academic Accreditations 12

Top Degree Programs

Nursing Education 341
Business Administration 259
Secondary Education 213
Biology 192
Recreation and Sport Studies 177
Regents Bachelor of Arts 138
Elementary Education 129
Psychology 127
Art 119
Computer Information Sciences 116

Student Success Programs

Academic Support Center Advising Assistance Center
Shepherd Success Academy TRiO
Upward Bound

NCAA II Athletic Teams

Men’s Sports Women’s Sports
Baseball Basketball
Basketball Golf
Football Lacrosse
Golf Soccer
Soccer Softball
Tennis Tennis