Shepherd University

Shepherdstown, WV

Shepherd University says, "As part of its continuing commitment to student learning and success, Shepherd University has adopted the LEAP (Liberal Education America’s Promise) outcomes developed by the American Association of Colleges and Universities, of which Shepherd University is a member. These essential learning outcomes provide a new framework to guide students’ cumulative progress through college. The aim of these LEAP Intended Student Outcomes is for students to develop these skills at continuing and successively higher levels across their college studies, thereby preparing students for the 21st century." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.shepherd.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:3,436
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:25%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,170 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$17,482 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities" and "Social Sciences" requirements.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a survey course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    Shepherd University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 07/10/2017

C

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