Paving the Way to Success for Tomorrow’s Leaders

Shawnee State University has been equipping its students with the skills to flourish since 1986.

Since opening its doors as a public institution in 1986 in Portsmouth, Ohio, Shawnee State University has provided its students with a personalized educational experience. Through quality academics and dedicated faculty, Shawnee State has been committed to student success. No matter your background or your current goals, we will work with your unique needs, interests, and skills while providing you with a future-focused degree.


We prepare today’s students to succeed in tomorrow’s world.


Shawnee State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.


Shawnee State University’s online RN to BSN program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326

M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) has accredited Shawnee State University. CAEP promotes excellence in educator preparation through quality assurance and continuous improvement.