Shaw University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). With more than 30 academic programs and a 15 to 1 student to faculty ratio, students are sure to find a major that is a perfect fit and a professor that knows them by name. The learning experience at Shaw is based on relationships where the student’s voice will be heard and learning becomes personal.
There are three library facilities on the main campus at Shaw University. The James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center is the main campus library at Shaw University. The Curriculum Materials Center , located on the 2nd floor of the Talbert O. Shaw Living Learning Center, houses a collection of educational resources that provide curriculum and instructional experiences for elementary (K-12) education students and majors. The G. Franklin Wiggins Library (Divinity School) is housed on the first floor of Leonard Hall.
General Education provides the foundation for students to value life-long learning, leadership and service, be broadly educated in the liberal arts and sciences, as well as the ability to function in an ever-changing global environment.
The Center for Alternative Programs in Education (CAPE) is an adult degree program designed to serve adult students interested in earning an undergraduate degree that fits with the multiple responsibilities of the average working adult.