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Shawnee State University Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 654 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 47 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

58% Women
42% Men


NAIA Division II

Mid-South Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $15,216)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $20,732)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 31 - - -
Basketball 17 12 - -
Golf 9 - - -
Soccer 32 16 - -
Softball - 18 - -
Tennis - 7 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 21 13 - -
Volleyball - 15 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.9%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.4%
Black/non-Hispanic 4.0%
Hispanic 0.4%
Non-resident alien 0.7%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 8.2%
Two or more races 0.3%
White/non-Hispanic 85.2%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

We do not have information for clubs or organizations at Shawnee State University

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 15
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Stephanie from Akron, OH
  • 5
  • The dorms at Shawnee State are great. Currently I live in a dorm with 4 other people. We're split into two fairly large bedrooms, two in one and three in…

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  • Amanda from South Shore, KY
  • 5
  • Dorm life can feel confining and claustrophobic, but at Shawnee State University they take pride in making sure the students have exceptional living space and adequate privacy. …

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Eliza from Wheelersburg, OH
  • I am a current student here

    Not a lot of variety as far as on-campus options go. There are only two places actually at SSU to eat: the Bear's Den (the campus cafeteria) and Jazzman's Cafe. But you still have options if you walk or drive somewhere off-campus.

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  • 2
  • Erica from Sheffield Lake, OH
  • I am a current student here

    The food is okay at the beginning of the year, but... that's about it. Don't expect to go to the cafeteria and leave feeling full or satisfied. If I had to describe the food at our cafeteria, the Bears' Den, I wouldn't say it's good or bad; it's edible. Most of the employees are very rude as well.

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  • 3
  • Emily
  • I am a current student here

    The food in The Bears Den is just like any other cafeteria. They always have a vegetarian choice, which I thought was nice.

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  • 4
  • Kaycie from Oak Hill, OH
  • I am a current student here

    The food in the den can sometimes get boring, for they tend to have a lot of the same things often. But the taste and service are good!

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Erica from Sheffield Lake, OH
  • I am a current student here

    I think we have two sororities and two fraternities, however, I'm not a part of any of them so I can't say much about them. I will, however, note that when it's Greek Week, you'll know. The people a part of those groups are down your throat in order to get you to join.

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  • 0
  • Kaycie from Oak Hill, OH
  • I am a current student here

    DPhiE is the sorority I belong to and I love it! Become Greek has been the best decision I have made this year! I love all my sisters and love the opportunities Greek life offers students to become involved! I highly recommend others to rush!

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  • 0
  • Stephanie from Akron, OH
  • I am a current student here

    There are two sororities and a fraternity on campus, though a new fraternity chapter may be coming to SSU soon. I don't have much knowledge beyond that.

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  • 0
  • Sara from Hillsboro, OH
  • I am a current student here

    There are two sororities and two fraternities right now. We are working on getting another fraternity. The fraternity that we are working on getting is going to be a clean one. It is were they will not drink or do anything bad. You have to pay dues to be in the Greek Life. Some the people that I know that is in it like it. To be in it is easy, it is not like what you see on TV. You do not get messed with. You are welcomed in with arms opened, and you have fun with your brothers or sisters.

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  • Brittany from Portsmouth, OH
  • I am a current student here

    yes! there are currently two sororities (theta phi alpha and delta phi epsilon) and one fraternity (tau kappa epsilon) on campus. the members of greek life are also very involved in other aspects of the campus and also with charity events.

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