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#1558 Overall Influence #950 Desirability Rank

Shaw University

American university

From Wikipedia

Shaw University is a private, historically black university in Raleigh, North Carolina. Founded on December 1, 1865, Shaw University is the second oldest historically black college or university in the Southern United States. It has been called the "mother of African-American colleges in North Carolina" as the founding presidents of North Carolina Central University, Elizabeth City State University, and Fayetteville State University are all Shaw alumni. The founder of Livingstone College studied at Shaw, before transferring to Lincoln University. What became North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University was located on Shaw's campus during its first year.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

6,437

Acceptance

71%

Graduation Rate

19%

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$11,808

Fees (in-state)

$4,672

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$18,288
30K - 48K$19,085
48K - 75K$20,315
75K - 110K$24,967
110K+$25,296

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$30,500

Employed

86%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

118 East South Street, Raleigh NC 27601

What is Shaw University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#668 World Rank
Education
#1065 World Rank
Medical
#1314 World Rank
Political Science
#2404 World Rank
Biology
#245 World Rank
Social Work
#1700 World Rank
Philosophy
#1834 World Rank
Communications
#1673 World Rank
Psychology
#2387 World Rank
Chemistry
#1390 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1558 World Rank
Sociology
#6500 World Rank
Computer Science

Other areas of influence

#649 World Rank
History
#739 World Rank
Law
#1100 World Rank
Mathematics
#1273 World Rank
Business
#1881 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1978 World Rank
Literature
#2221 World Rank
Religious Studies
#2235 World Rank
Anthropology
#2423 World Rank
Nursing
#2975 World Rank
Economics
#3080 World Rank
Physics
#3271 World Rank
Engineering

Influential People

Who are Shaw University's Most influential alumni?

Shaw University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, History, and Education

José Antonio Price

Frank S. Hargrave

American politician

Dulcina DeBerry

American educator and librarian

Luther Jordan

American politician

Robbin Shipp

American politician

Gwendolyn Faison

American politician

James H. Young

American politician

Henry P. Cheatham

American politician

James Tim Brymn

James Tim Brymn

American musician

Edward A. Johnson

American politician, New York

Edward Hart Lipscombe

Edward Hart Lipscombe

Vernon Malone

American politician