Jan 27, 2022  
2014-2015 Shepherd University Catalog 
2014-2015 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Application Procedures

Admission to graduate study at Shepherd University is handled on a rolling basis. Students are eligible to register for courses once their applications have been processed and they have been accepted. Applications are considered complete when the application form, the application fee, and all supporting materials are on file with the Office of Graduate Studies. Please feel free to contact the Office of Graduate Studies in order to make sure that your application is complete and to check your status.

Those wishing to apply for admission to a graduate program at Shepherd University should do the following:

  • Obtain an application form from the Office of Graduate Studies (304-876-5313) or the Office of Admissions (304-876-5212) or from the Graduate Studies Web site found at www.shepherd.edu/graduate-studies/application.html.
  • Arrange to have official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate studies sent directly to Shepherd University, Graduate Studies Office, P.O. Box 5000, Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443-5000. No action will be taken on an application for which there is no official transcript.
  • Submit a completed application form to the Office of Graduate Studies, with a nonrefundable application fee of $40 in a check or money order payable to Shepherd University. If applying for the M.A.T. program you must remit an additional nonrefundable $20 transcript analysis fee.
  • Arrange for any required standardized tests for the program to which you are applying, if needed, be sent to the Graduate Studies Office. Scores may not be more than five years old unless they are on a regionally accredited university transcript where they will be accepted up to ten years.

It is the applicant’s responsibility, including applicants who have graduated from Shepherd University, to arrange for all official undergraduate and graduate transcripts and other supporting admissions credentials to be sent directly to the Graduate Studies Office. No action will be taken on credentials that arrive for which there is no completed application for admission on file. No documents submitted as part of the application procedure will be returned.


Dr. Scott Beard
Dean of Graduate Studies and
Continuing Education
Shepherd University
P.O. Box 5000
Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443-5000.
Robin Murphy
Administrative Associate
Shepherd University
P.O. Box 5000
Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443-5000


Phone: 304-876-5313 or 800-344-5231, ext. 5313
Fax: 304-876-5390