Shippensburg is a fairly conservative area and the University follows suit. However, while some people are close minded that is something that will be found everywhere and it is essential to be able to relate and listen to everyone's opinions. The biggest aspect that stands out about Shippensburg University is how nice and caring everyone is towards each other despite opinions.
It has a great student to professor ratio and the professors try to learn everyone's name. There are a ton of activities, clubs and sports to join for your enjoyment. Although it may seem as a big or small campus you can really enjoy the people and atmosphere of Shipp.