Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is located in the eponymous city, about 40 miles south-west of Harrisburg. One of Pennsylvania's 14 state universities, Shippesburg was established in 1870, bringing student living to a rural town in the south-central region of the state. Over the years, the school - known locally as "Ship" or SU - has carved a niche in the community and become recognized as a top institution in the region. Today, nearly 7,600 students enroll at Shippensburg University in a variety of academic specialties, and make a home of student housing throughout the area.
Offering a diverse collection of courses and programs, Shippensburg University divides itself into five main departments: Arts and Sciences, Education and Human Services, the John L. Grove College of Business, the School of Academic Programs and Services and the School of Graduate Studies. Those in student housing at SU may pursue any of 52 undergraduate programs, eight pre-professional programs, 17 graduate programs and three post-master's programs. Specialties run the gamut from pre-veterinarian studies to business and accounting to French and Spanish. In 2009, the U.S. World and News Report ranked Shippensburg University 58th among all institutions of higher learning in the Northern region.
Off campus housing near SU locates students in the town of Shippensburg small but lively downtown area. A university apartment near East King Street puts students close to the campus, but also to downtown attractions and hangouts like the University Grill.
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