Mar 08, 2021  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Shaw University Centers for Alternative Programs in Education (CAPE)

At Shaw University, busy adults can advance their careers, gain skills necessary to change jobs, or vastly enrich their personal lives through part-time or full-time evening studies. The Shaw University CAPE program offers undergraduate and graduate degree completion programs designed to meet the unique needs of adult learners.  With eight Shaw University CAPE campuses located across North Carolina, you can attend classes and complete your degree at a convenient location near you.

1. Ahoskie                           4. High Point                       7. Rocky Mount/Greenville

2. Durham                           5. Kannapolis                     8. Wilmington

3. Fayetteville                    6. Raleigh            


The Shaw University CAPE program provides classroom and distance learning options at times that are convenient for busy adults who are seeking to begin or complete a degree. Shaw University professors who understand adult student motivation combine theory and research with practical experience to facilitate learning outcomes in the classroom, online, and in the field. Dedicated academic resources are available throughout the year to provide assistance and support at times that are convenient for adult students. 


CAPE students are admitted to the university via the main campus Admissions Office. All applications for admission must be completed online.  Transfer students must submit official transcripts from all colleges previously attended.  Applicants with no college experience must submit an official high transcript or GED certificate for evaluation. Applicants may not register for or attend classes until they have been officially admitted to the University.