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Quick Facts Fall 2022

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


Total Enrollment 3,159
Undergraduate 2,479
Graduate 179
Non-Degree Seeking 501


Female 62%
Male 38%


West Virginia 66%
Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, D.C., among others 34%

Housing (undergraduate)

Residence Hall 31%
Commuter 69%


Traditional (<25) 77%
Non-Traditional 23%

Military Friendly Campus

Veterans and Dependents Enrolled 121
Yellow Ribbon Program Participants (full-time) 11


In-State $8.282
Out-of-State $18,722
Room and Board $10,996

Student Financial Aid

Institutional Scholarships and Aid Awarded $6,050,083
State and Federal Financial Aid Awarded $20,241,363


Average Class Size 14
Student to Faculty Ratio 14:1


Majors, minors, and concentrations 100+
Faculty holding Ph.D. or highest degree in field 86%
Academic Colleges 4
Academic Departments 19
Professional and Academic Accreditations 12

Top Degree Programs

Nursing Education 335
Business Administration 258
Secondary Education 172
Biology 166
Recreation and Sport Studies 148
Psychology 141
Computer Information Sciences 121
Elementary Education 107
Sociology 97
Art 96

Student Success Programs

Academic Support Center Advising Assistance Center
Shepherd Success Academy Student Success Center
TRIO Upward Bound

NCAA II Athletic Teams

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