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Please click here to read important information about student fees for the upcoming academic year 2023-24.

Student Fees

In order to complete registration, students must satisfy all tuition and fees through either direct payment or financial aid. Cash, certified or cashier's check, money order or credit card (MasterCard or Visa) is required for direct payment.

Certified/cashier's checks or money orders should be made payable to Shaw University. All payments sent by mail should include the student's name and social security number. PERSONAL CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

All students are advised that the first payments received by the University will be applied to their accounts. Refunds will be processed only after obligations to the University have been satisfied.

For timely, responsive, and further explanations of Shaw’s Tuition & Fees, please contact Student Accounts at or by phone at (919) 546-8228.

Housing and Application Fees

The housing deposit and admissions application fee are NON-REFUNDABLE fees can be paid online via credit or debit card:

Books and Supplies

Payments for books and supplies should be made separately from tuition and fees. The average cost of books for a full-time student is $800 per semester. However, this may vary depending on the course of study. The University does not advance or lend money to students for textbook purchases.