Shawnee State University

At Shawnee State, excellence is the university's common goal. It is a university of opportunity that enrolls students with a broad array of talents and backgrounds. Shawnee State provides a supportive academic environment, guided by top-flight faculty members who are dedicated to the mission of teaching their students. Tuition at Shawnee State is among the lowest in Ohio. Enrollment at Ohio's newest four-year university has grown to more than 3,700 with room for 600 students in its modern residences. Shawnee State is located in Portsmouth, on a beautifully-landscaped 52-acre campus overlooking the Ohio River. Along with modern educational facilities the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts is one of the acoustically-advanced theaters in the country. The university's Clark Planetarium is the first in the United State equipped with the digital MediaGlobe system, which offers three-dimensional tours through the cosmos. The James A. Rhodes Athletic Center provides fitness facilities and is home base for Shawnee State's sports teams, many of which have won national championships and whose athletes have been recognized as All-Americans and Scholar-Athletes.

940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662
Campus Code: 
University ID: 
205 443
Associates Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
One but less than two years certificate
Open admission policy: 
Completion of college-preparatory program: 
Not applicable
Admission test scores: 
Not applicable
Undergraduate Enrollment: 
3 727
In-state Tuition Cost (Full time): 
8 265
Out-of-state Tuition Cost (Full Time): 
14 189
Books and Supplies: 
1 250
On-campus Room and Board: 
10 862
Total Cost (on-campus, in-state): 
21 139
Total Cost on-campus (out-of-state): 
27 063
Graduate in-state tuition (Full Time): 
9 227
Graduate out-of-state tuition (Full Time): 
21 897