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#13 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

Shorter University

Rome, Georgia

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Overview

Student Population
1,452
Shorter University overview
Location Rome, Georgia
Online shorter.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Shorter University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Rome, Georgia, Shorter University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,643 prospective students applied, and 991 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 323 enrolled in the school.  1,137 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 315 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $21,940 plus fees of $430. Shorter is ranked 882 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

4/10
Overall
4/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
4/10
Outcomes
3/10
Value

Shorter is rated within the lower 35% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Shorter University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
Shorter University overview
SAT 930/1130
ACT 18/23
GPA 3.25
Applications Accepted
60.3% 
Shorter University overview
Applications Due Aug 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$21,940
Costs for Shorter University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$430
Room and Board $9,400
Budget for Other Expenses$2,160
Total One Year Cost$35,130

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$49,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
47% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Shorter University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 26%
Education 17%
Visual and Performing Arts 12%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 8%
Biology 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=140988 IPEDS survey data for Shorter University.

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