Shorter Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Shorter University
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
How hard is it to get into Shorter and can I get accepted? The school has a 53% acceptance rate ranking it #14 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 919 out of 1,722 applicants were admitted making Shorter a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Shorter University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Shorter SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT56%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||960|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1160|
|Average SAT Score||1060|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Shorter University?
Shorter University typically requires applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #32 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 56 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1160 and Above||Good||>66%|
|1060 to 1160||Avg +||53%-66%|
|960 to 1060||Avg -||40%-53%|
|860 to 960||Reach||28%-40%|
|Less than 860||Low||<28%|
Shorter ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT63%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||20|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Shorter?
Admission data indicates that Shorter regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #29 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 63 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Shorter University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>67%|
|20 to 24||Avg +||53%-67%|
|17 to 20||Avg -||42%-53%|
|14 to 17||Reach||31%-42%|
|Less than 14||Low||<31%|
Avg. High School GPA3.25
Typical High School GradesB
You will need above average high school grades to get into Shorter University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Shorter University was 3.25 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #20 in Georgia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Shorter accepts 53% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||10%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||12%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||14%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||26%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||9%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||2%||Reach|
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||11%|
|Top 25% of class||26%|
|Top 50% of class||40%|
|Bottom 50% of class||0%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||27%||31%||29%|
What are the requirements for admission to Shorter University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=140988 IPEDS survey data for Shorter University.
Frequently Asked Questions
56% of students submit their SAT scores to Shorter. 63% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
53% of those who apply are granted admission to Shorter. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1160. 56% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.