Overview

Student Population
1,520
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Location Rome, Georgia
Online shorter.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Baptist
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

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 1,722 prospective students applied, and 919 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 265 enrolled in the school.  1,213 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 307 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $21,300 plus fees of $430. Shorter is ranked 677 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy 
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SAT 960/1160
ACT 17/24
GPA 3.25
Applications Accepted
53.4% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average

Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$21,300
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$34,490

Outcomes

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

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%

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