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Shepherd College Academic Experience

Past Performance | Probation Policy|Academic Calendar | Graduate Career Data

Past Performance

What Do We Like To Study?

Most Popular Majors

Least Popular Majors
  • home economics
  • mathematics
  • health education


Probation Policy

The minimum GPA required for all students to remain off probation during their entire college tenure is:

Graduation Policy:

Academic Calendar for 2002-03.

Academic Calendar System:

  • Semester System (two terms comprise academic year)

Summer Sessions:

  • 2 summer session(s) that consist of 5 weeks.

New student orientation:

  • Advisement/registration for new students is held in summer.

Graduate Career Data

Percentage of graduates who pursue further study:
  • 20% continue immediately.
  • 10% continue within one year.
  • 15% continue within 5 years.
Percentage of all graduates who pursue graduate study in various fields:
  • Law School: 4%
  • Medical School: 2%
  • Dental School: 1%
  • Graduate Business Programs: 12%
  • Graduate Arts and Sciences Programs: 35%
  • Theological School/Seminary: 1%
List of graduate schools most often selected by our recent graduates:
  • George Washington University, University of Virginia, University of Maryland, Virginia Polytech Inst
  • and State University, West Virginia U.
40% of our graduates choose careers in business and industry.

90% of our graduates enter into a job market related to their major within two years of graduation.

Firms that most frequently hire our graduates:
  • IBM, Marriott, UNISYS, federal government agencies.
Most prominent alumni/ae:
  • Mary Hendrix, medical research, Washington University medical school; Stanley Ikenberry, former president, University of Illinois; Michael Petrovich, assistant to former Presidents Carter and Reagan; Rae Ellen McKee, 1991 National Teacher of the Year.