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 806 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,130 including undergraduate students.

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 806 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,130 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 100 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 13 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$16,830
$11,970 for Pennsylvania Residents
Student Population806
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs100 graduate programs
(13 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 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 the 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.
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
Distance Learning (Online Classes)13 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 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the 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: July 22, 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 $19,204 and the Pennsylvania graduate tuition is $27,247 (public) / $20,510 (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$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Pennsylvania Graduate Schools$20,000$22,141
Public$20,058$27,247
Private$20,510
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 Expenses
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 38 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, 256 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 Degree204237
Doctor's degree - other3012
Post Bachelor's Degree1395
Post Master's Degree202
Total3813256
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 Business Administration and Management program with 2 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 78 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Superintendency and Educational System Administration program with 9 completers.
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania offers 38 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 256 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 237 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 12 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 5 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 2 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 3 completers-
Environmental Studies3-
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2-
Communication Management and Strategic Communications0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences11-
Education [+] (1 completers) 70 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction19-
Educational Leadership and Administration11-
Special Education and Teaching9-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services5$40,200
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services14-
Reading Teacher Education12-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Applied Psychology0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 10 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies3-
Juvenile Corrections7-
Human Services [+] 33 completers-
Public Administration10-
Social Work23$44,200
Business [+] (1 completers) 94 completers-
Business Administration and Management78$62,300
Organizational Behavior Studies16-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total237
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 12 completers-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration9-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services3-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business Administration and Management0-
Total12
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management (other)0-
Education [+] (2 completers) 1 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology1-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Computer Software Engineering0-
English Language and Literature [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Rhetoric and Composition0-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Applied Psychology0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Business [+] 4 completers-
Business Administration and Management2-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management0-
Finance0-
Organizational Behavior Studies1-
Management Information Systems1-
Management Science0-
Total5
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling0-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor2-
Total2

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 6,130 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
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. 217 students are aged 20 to 24 (26.92% of total students), 31 students are aged above 50 (3.85%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total806292514
Age 20-211358
Age 22-2420472132
Age 25-2920869139
Age 30-341315477
Age 35-39993861
Age 40-491204476
Age 50-64311021

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