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Academic Rigor
4.1111
Dorm Life
2.5000
Food and Dining
2.8095
Bang for the buck
2.7500
Clubs and Activities
3.0000
Campus Safety
2.5556
Most Helpful Review for Shaw University
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Erick from Charlotte, NC
  • 14 out of 16 people found this review helpful

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  • Keyonna from Charlotte, NC
  • Jun-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Shaw University is a great school. The people and staff here a really friendly. Your advisers really care about your grades and always make time to talk to you.

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  • Acacia from Atlanta, GA
  • Jun-02-2014 I am a current student here

    Shaw is what you make it. The classes and professors are good. Social life is good but can get dull often.

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  • Adam from San Bernardino, CA
  • Nov-17-2013 I am a current student here

    Shaw University is a small college that is private. The area is good for being a HBCU but the school cost a lot of money and it will go up each year. The school has good programs but some majors the school does not have.

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  • Anonymous
  • Aug-19-2013 I am a current student here

    It's an okay school but I honestly haven't seen too many people that are serious about going here. The atmosphere makes me nervous because I feel like hooking up is one of the priorities.

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  • Sequoyah from Raleigh, NC
  • Aug-04-2013 I am a current student here

    Shaw University is a wonderful HBCU and is very cultural. There is so much you can learn while attending Shaw University. Shaw also have a lot of stars that attended Shaw like Bill Cosby.

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  • Teri from Durham, NC
  • May-19-2013 I am a past student here

    Shaw was ok until they started taking evening classes at cape sites and putting them online. Shaw is expensive. Shaw is getting better at online classes.

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  • SU student from Raleigh, NC
  • Apr-29-2013 I am a current student here

    Shaw university is a great place for learning, which has helpful resources to help you get everything you need for the real world. With great instructors who care for their students it makes the learning experience fun and challenging at the same time.With their Academic Support services are designed to give students the tools and information they need to succeed and is focused on helping students achieve their highest dream.

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  • Isaiah from Raleigh, NC
  • Mar-26-2013 I am a current student here

    Shaw University is a great HBCU. The teachers, staff, faculty all care for the students safety and learning here and wants everyone to succeed. The food is good and you can expect something different everyday.

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  • Cindy from Burgaw, NC
  • Nov-20-2012 I am a current student here

    I really like Shaw cape in Wilmington nc. Shaw cape in Wilmington nc have good instructors. I am rating Shaw university a rate 3.5.

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  • Dianne from Durham, NC
  • Nov-14-2012 I am a current student here

    Shaw Univesity is a great school. I attend the Durham CAPE through Shaw Univesity and the faculty and staff at that location is helpful and they have your best interest at heart. They care about their students.

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