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Shepherd University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$17,852 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,230 tuition
$9,682 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,940 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$28,164 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$14,592 tuition
$9,682 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$2,890 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,966 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
92% of students receive aid
38% get federal aid ($4,414 avg)
44% get state aid ($3,998 avg)
56% get institn'l aid ($3,966 avg)
57% get loans ($10,100 avg)

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Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,237 78%
Federal Grant Aid $4,414 38%
Pell Grants $4,195 38%
Other Federal Grants $2,411 4%
Institution Grant Aid $3,966 56%
State Grant Aid $3,998 44%
Student Loans $10,100 57%
Federal Loans $9,228 56%
Other Loans $10,798 6%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$4,000 Y N N N
$3,000 Y N N N
- R
- R
$5,000 Y N N N
- R
- R
- R
- R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Shepherd University offer...
Other Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
301 North King St
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
(304) 876-5000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $293
Out of State $722


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Laura from Kearneysville, WV
  • I am a current student here

    Unless you attend a community college, this is probably the cheapest in state university that you will come across. I'm very pleased with the prices. The only thing I would change is some of the unnecessary fees.

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  • 5
  • Virag from Shepherdstown, WV
  • I am a current student here

    There is no school that is more worth it than Shepherd. Period. If you are an in-state student who got the Promise Scholarship, you will be attending literally for free. For other students, full tuition is less than what they probably spent on a car. And what a great value for it! Shepherd has a lot of wonderful academic programs as well some great sports teams and offers a good overall college experience.

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  • 3
  • Elise
  • I am a current student here

    Tuition for the year was only $6,300 (including my lab fees) and was covered by grants, so (despite how awful it is) for such a low cost school I feel like I shouldn't have any expectations. Tuition is increasing to $6,700 though, and I'll pay more for various class fees. Summer classes are freakishly expensive at $700 per class though.

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  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • I am a current student here

    Tuition is really low and class sizes are relatively small. Sometimes you may not get into a class you want because its at capacity.

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