SHENANDOAH: A University AND You
Shenandoah University, established in 1875, is a private, nationally recognized applied liberal arts university that invites you to join a close-knit community rich in creative energy and intellectual challenge. With approximately 4,000 students across more than 90 programs in seven schools, you will study with accomplished professors who provide you with focused, individual attention. Through innovative partnerships and programs, at both the local and global level, there are exceptional opportunities for you to learn in and out of the classroom. At Shenandoah, faculty will know you by name, and you will receive the encouragement and support you seek as you aspire to achieve your goals and plans for the future.
Welcome to our dynamic academic community. Shenandoah, a university and you.
Opportunities Await You
Shenandoah is a creatively charged campus where ideas and connections meet cultures and perspectives. Located in Winchester, Va., Shenandoah University is in close proximity to the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Md. allowing you to explore diverse metropolitan regions. You can also take advantage of the four-season recreational opportunities of the Shenandoah Valley’s scenic beauty, rivers, caves, rural vistas, and hiking and biking trails.
Mission, service, and special international programs will expose you to the world, allowing you to travel to foreign destinations, make a difference in lives, or studying abroad. Volunteer locally for community service initiatives.
You Can Join In
Join a campus community that brings high energy to learning and activities on and off campus. With 21 men’s and women’s athletics teams and more than 80 clubs and campus life organizations you can get involved and jump in to an active social life on campus. No matter your interests, you will enjoy plenty of opportunities to get involved and make lasting friendships through exciting on-and-off-campus activities.
Immerse yourself in the spirit of sound and experience in the excitement of innovative exploration. Participate in 30 music, theatre or dance ensembles through Shenandoah Conservatory or take in one of nearly 400 annual concerts
You Can Make A Difference
A Shenandoah University education blends the best of the liberal arts with professional studies. Whether your interest is in business, the performing arts, the humanities, natural or social sciences or the health sciences, you make a difference. As a principled, professional leader, your talents and expertise help improve the human condition wherever you go. Clinicals and internships give you exciting ways to practice what you’re learning in professional settings, allowing you to immediately make difference in the lives of others.
Shenandoah University values the unique and diverse perspectives of individuals and communities locally and globally and seeks to foster mutual understanding in an inviting community where individuals are welcome and respected. The university does not discriminate on the basis of sex race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation.