Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is a 4-year institution and a member of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Ship offers more than 100 undergraduate programs in their three colleges and they’re the only state university in the Pennsylvania to offer degrees in Civic Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Software Engineering. The bicycle-friendly Shippensburg campus is home to a Women’s Center, a Pride Center, and the Wood Honors College.
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+ amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
+ amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
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Average Debt at Graduation
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Median Monthly Loan Payment
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A small school that has a good feel of a sense of community. The professors are extremely educated and qualified. Extra-curricular activities are a good asset to the school.
Elizabeth from Littlestown, PA
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is a moderately sized school with a diverse selection of majors. There are many clubs for a variety of different students, too. There are people from all over the country who attend as well, so there's always going to be someone to bond with.
Enna from PA
Ship is a medium sized campus which allows you to make new friends and see old ones on a daily basis. There are always parties to go to if you are into that, a lot of college students are. Ship has some tough courses that are worth your money in preparing you for a job or grad school.
Shippensburg is an affordable school with much to offer. Their business programs are the soul of the school's education, leaving not as much for the arts. Regardless of this fact, there are many opportunities for meeting new people and doing things on and around campus.
Shippensburg University is a great place to learn and make great friends in the process. The professors are so willing to help and you aren't just a number. I absolutely love it here!
Chelsey from Everett, PA
A University I would highly recommend for anyone. Ship is one of the top educational institutions in the state with a balance of the young college life you look to enjoy. All while creating memories and gaining a wonderful experience you would never forget!
Monae from Bushkill, PA
Shippensburg University offers a quality education that is the best in the area. The school itself is built on pride and has elite professors and students enrolled. The school itslef offers a ton of opportunities (from getting involved in sports, red sea (student section), clubs, greek life ect.) that help to build the future of our community.