Founded by a Union army soldier in 1865, Shaw University is an Historically Black College and University in the North Carolina Research Triangle and the first HBCU in the south. Shaw confers bachelor’s degrees in over 20 academic majors and is the first university in the United States to offer a 4-year medical program. Additionally, Shaw is the first HBCU in the nation to admit women. Throughout the year, Shaw holds a number of all-campus ceremonies from the Founder’s Day Convocation to the Coronation of Miss Shaw.
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The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.
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|In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.||
|Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.||
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What Students Are Saying
Shaw university has excellent instructors.
Shaw univesity strives on excellence.
- Washington, DC3.42 Average Rating
- Atlanta, GA3.55 Average Rating
- Greenville, NC3.86 Average Rating
- Elizabeth City, NC3.59 Average Rating
- Fayetteville, NC3.68 Average Rating
- Charlotte, NC3.17 Average Rating
- Greensboro, NC3.83 Average Rating
- Durham, NC3.68 Average Rating
- Winston Salem, NC3.37 Average Rating
- Hampton, VA3.22 Average Rating
- Norfolk, VA3.77 Average Rating
- Petersburg, VA3.58 Average Rating