Shepherds College is the nation's leading post-secondary school created with the learning needs of students with intellectual and developmental disabilities in mind.
When you learn in an environment designed specifically for you, you thrive.
Shepherds College is a fully accredited, post-secondary school designed specifically for students with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Throughout the three years at Shepherds College, students will be equipped to reach Appropriate Independence through the development of vocational, social, and life skills. We offer three, immersive occupational majors. Find out which one is right for you!
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Gainful Employment Rate
The future is bright for Shepherds College alumni. They leave our school with a certificate of completion in either Culinary Arts, Horticulture, or Technology, a complete resume, and skills to help them achieve lives of Appropriate Independence™. They’ve found purpose and gained confidence. Over 60% of our graduates are living independently with supports, and over 70% are employed shortly after graduation.
“After graduation, I want to start my own business. I want to have a farm with a greenhouse, a wedding barn, and a cafe.”
Finding Hope. Fulfilling Dreams.
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