11.4 percent of Shaw University students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017


In 2016-2017, 11.4 percentage of Shaw University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Shaw University has 1,546 undergraduate students, of which 58 percent are women and 42 percent are men, and a total student body of 1,660 students. Of these students, 97 men and 93 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.

This total does not include students playing intramural sports.

According to NCES, 4.3 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.

The sports at Shaw University with the most participants are football (70), basketball (30) and track and field, outdoor (19).

Sports popularity
Type of sport
Men
Women
Total
Football
70
0
70
Basketball
16
14
30
Track and Field, Outdoor
0
19
19
Volleyball
0
19
19
Softball
0
16
16
Track and Field, X-Country
5
10
15
Tennis
6
6
12
Bowling
0
9
9

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