Shorter University: Ranking & Review

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Shorter University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate53%53%54%
Applicants1,722815907
Admissions919428491
Enrolled undergraduates265134131
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,520649871

575 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

475 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores142
Percent of students submitting SAT scores56%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
495
Math
490

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores166
Percent of students submitting ACT scores63%
ACT Composite
20
ACT English
19
ACT Math
20

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $25.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

Shorter University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$34,490$34,490
Off-campus$39,881$39,881
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,400 and other expenses per full academic year.

Shorter University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 760 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$21,300$21,300
Fees for full-time undergraduates$430$430
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$550$550
Tuition for Full-time graduates$12,000$12,000
Fees for full-time graduates$200$200
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$500$500

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services8159140
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities241236
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2929
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2727
Health Professions and Related Programs2222
Education1919
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1616
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1313
Visual and Performing Arts88
Psychology77
History77
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs77
Social Sciences44
English Language and Literature & Letters44
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services44
Philosophy and Religious Studies44
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics33
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies22
Physical Sciences22
Theology and Religious Vocations22
Mathematics and Statistics11
Grand Total2427459357

A total of 298 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Shorter University.

At the master's level 59 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate40%26%54%
  • Full-time retention rate - 53%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Alternative namesShorter
Founded1873
MottoTransforming Lives Through Christ
Religious affiliationBaptist
Colorscolumbia blue, white, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff271
Instructional FTE108
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.shorter.edu
Address315 Shorter Ave
Rome, Georgia, 30165
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population36,000
Phone7062912121
Fax+1 (706) 236 1515

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