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Welcome to Admissions

Surrounded by Opportunity.

Whether you are a mover, innovator, or history-maker, Shaw University is the place to be. As the first HBCUs in the south, Shaw University can help you discover your path within our classrooms. 

Located in the heart of downtown Raleigh, Shaw is the perfect location for finding internships, networking with alumni, and building connections with business and community leaders.

Find yourself transformed into a leader at Shaw.

Upcoming Event

On the Spot Admissions Days

Attend one of Shaw University’s On the Spot Admissions Days and meet with representatives from admissions, financial aid, housing, scholarships, student life and more! This event is open to transfer students, active duty military, veterans, and high school graduates. Attendees can apply onsite and receive an admissions decision with the following documents. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify (FAFSA School Code 002962).

  • Final official high school or college transcript
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • SAT or ACT scores (High school applicants only)
  • Background check form

Event Details

May 30
June 13, 20 and 27
July 11 and 16

TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Debnam Hall