Welcome to Shepherd University
Shepherd University provides access and a pathway for students to achieve their personal and educational goals. The Shepherd path begins with a liberal arts education, advances to a nationally recognized degree, and leads to outstanding career preparation.
At Shepherd students are encouraged to explore a wide range of subjects and discover how different disciplines intertwine. Students are also encouraged to engage in co-curricular activities including social and academic clubs and organizations, community service, performance, leadership opportunities, and active learning experiences. Throughout their course of study and co-curricular engagement they build skills and accumulate experiences that are required for success in the 21st century, including writing, critical thinking, and collaboration.
Shepherd graduates are strong communicators, team leaders, creative thinkers, problem solvers, and well-rounded, experienced individuals. The journey that starts at Shepherd University is a remarkable one: it supports students as they develop their unique interests and strengths and helps them use their talents to make their mark on the world.