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Student Achievement Data

At Shawnee State University, student success is a priority. We measure success in different ways — based on individual student goals. One widely recognized measure of success is retention – which feeds into graduation rates. We want students to successfully complete courses and work toward earning their degrees. We also want the degrees our graduates earn to lead to careers. Ultimately, you want to know that your Shawnee State degree will prepare you for careers of tomorrow.

Graduation Rates

Data is representative of 2016-2017 Academic Year

Undergraduate Student Graduation Rate: 18.8%

Graduate Student Graduation Rate: 37.87%

Overall Graduation Rate: 30%




Student Retention Rates

Data is representative of Fall 2017

Undergraduate Student Retention Rate: 56.86%

Graduate Student Retention Rate: 49.28%

Overall Retention Rate: 56.76%




Licensure Pass Rates




Graduate/Professional School

Data is representative of survey of 2015-16 graduates

Graduates enrolled in graduate/professional school or working on a second degree: 28.96%




Job Placement

Data is representative of survey of 2015-16 graduates

Graduates reported having jobs six months after graduation: 89.39%

Student Achievement Data

Contact Information

Shawnee State University
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Main: (740) 351-3205

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