University, founded in 1865, is the oldest historically black college
of the South. Shaw is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university
affiliated with the Baptist Church. The University awards degrees
at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
primary mission of the University is teaching with the commitment
to maintain excellence in research and academic programs that foster
intellectual enhancement and technological skills.
Additionally, the University stresses character
development, which includes religious, cultural, social, and ethical
values. Ultimately, Shaw University endeavors to graduate students
with demonstrated competencies in their chosen fields of study.