Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Graduate Schools

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (referred to as SU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Shippensburg, PA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is $11,970 for Pennsylvania residents and $16,830 for out-of-state students. The school has 894 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,381 including undergraduate students.

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Graduate School Overview

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (referred to as SU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Shippensburg, PA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1/1/1939 - Current[Estimated Date]).
SU Directory Information
School NameShippensburg University of Pennsylvania (SU)
Address1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257-2299
Phone717-477-7447
Webhttps://www.ship.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.ship.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.ship.edu/financial_aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is $11,970 for Pennsylvania residents and $16,830 for out-of-state students. The school has 894 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,381 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 24 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 3 programs are available online classes.
SU Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$16,830
$11,970 for Pennsylvania Residents
Student Population894
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs24 graduate programs
(3 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is $11,970 for Pennsylvania residents and $16,830 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $516 for Pennsylvania residents and $774 for out-of-state students. Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania offers the alternative tuition plans.
SU 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Pennsylvania Residents$11,970
Out-of-State$16,830
Tuition per Credit Hour
Pennsylvania Residents$516
Out-of-State$774
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at SU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)3 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is $11,970 for Pennsylvania residents and $16,830 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Pennsylvania ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$12,000$3,480$18,000$3,768
2018-2019$12,384$3,576$18,576$3,864
2019-2020$9,288$2,682$13,932$2,898
2020-2021$9,288$2,682$13,932$2,898
2021-2022$9,288$2,682$13,932$2,898
The graduate school tuition & fees of SU is inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Pennsylvania. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the Pennsylvania graduate tuition is $24,265 (public) / $20,512 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania$11,970$16,830
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Pennsylvania Graduate Schools$17,506$21,190
Public$17,506$24,265
Private$20,512
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,584 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. On-campus living costs are decreased by -3.91% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,682. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$11,656$3,258$9,584$3,258
2018-2019$11,786$3,382$9,904$3,382
2019-2020$12,120$3,750$10,260$3,750
2020-2021$11,796$3,382$10,300$3,382
2021-2022$11,202$3,382$10,300$3,382
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $516 for Pennsylvania residents and $774 for other students at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Pennsylvania ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$500$750
2018-2019$516$774
2019-2020$516$774
2020-2021$516$774
2021-2022$516$774

Graduate Programs at SU

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania offers 23 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 374 students have completed their study at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.
Offered Degrees at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree172364
Doctor's degree - other102
Post Bachelor's Degree438
Post Master's Degree100
Total235374
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor program with 7 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 104 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Superintendency and Educational System Administration program with 2 completers.
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania offers 23 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 374 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 364 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 2 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 8 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 8 completers-
Environmental Studies8-
Communication and Journalism [+] 13 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric13-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences15-
Education [+] (2 completers) 119 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction20-
Educational Leadership and Administration12-
Special Education and Teaching19-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services12$40,200
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services33-
Reading Teacher Education14-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education9-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences9-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
Psychology13-
Human Services [+] 35 completers-
0-
Public Administration8-
Social Work27$44,200
Business [+] (2 completers) 122 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management104$62,300
Organizational Behavior Studies18-
History [+] 11 completers-
History11-
Total364
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 2 completers-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration2-
Total2
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor7-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management0-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management1-
Management Information Systems0-
Total8
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at SU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 806 students enrolled into Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania graduate schools where it has total 6,381 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 252 full-time and 554 part-time graduate students. By gender, 292 male and 514 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total806292514
Full-time25281171
Part-tme554211343
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 638 White (79.16%), 63 Black/African American (7.82%), 39 Hispanic (4.84%), 17 Asian (2.11%), and 49 students with other races. 15 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total806292514
American Indian/Native American110
Asian1789
Black/African American632736
Hispanic391326
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White638220418
Two More20812
Un-Known1367
Non-resident Alien1596
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 677 graduate students (84.00% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 49 graduate students (6.08% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total806
Enrolled Online Exclusively677
Enrolled Some Online Courses49
Not in Online Courses80

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