SHENANDOAH: A University AND You
Shenandoah University, established in 1875, is a private, nationally recognized university that blends the best of professional studies and the liberal arts. We invite you to join our close-knit community, which is rich in creative energy and intellectual challenge. With approximately 4,000 students across more than 100 academic programs in seven different schools, you will study with accomplished professors who provide you with focused, individual attention, all the while leading several programs to be highly nationally ranked. 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. It is headquartered in Winchester, Virginia, with locations across the Northern Shenandoah Valley and throughout Northern Virginia, Shenandoah University is in close proximity to the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Maryland. This allows you to explore diverse metropolitan regions and take advantage of the four-season recreational opportunities of the Shenandoah Valley’s scenic beauty, including 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. You can also volunteer locally through 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 into 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 the excitement of innovative exploration. Participate in 30 music, theatre or dance ensembles through Shenandoah Conservatory or take in one of the nearly 400 annual concerts or performances.
You Can Make A Difference
A Shenandoah University education blends the best of professional studies and the liberal arts. 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 and 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, veteran status or sexual orientation.