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Shorter University

Shorter University is a Private, 4 Years+ school located in Rome, GA. The 2019 average net price at Shorter University is $19,395. Acceptance rate is 56.52%. The school has a total enrollment of 1,452.

Mission Statement



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Location: Rome, GA
Student Body: 1,452
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Private
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.shorter.edu
Acceptance Rate: 56.52%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 56.52%
  • Application Deadline: August 1, 2021
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $25
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $21,940
Grad Tuition: $12,360
Room and Board: $9,400
Books and Supplies: $1,200
Other Fees: $430
Average Net Price: $19,395
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 323
  • Men / Women Ratio: 187 / 136
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 470 - 580
  • Median SAT Math Range: 450 - 560
  • Median ACT Range: 18 - 18
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 5
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Recommended
  • Total International Students: 4
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Recommended
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business, Management, Marketing: 44%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 9%
  • Health Professions: 7%
  • Public Admin, Social Services: 6%
  • Education: 6%

Academic Programs

Shorter University offers 87 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business, Management, Marketing. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsShorter University offers 1 Associate's Degree Programs
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsShorter University offers 41 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Theology
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsShorter University offers 2 Master's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 40%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 47%
  • 1st Year Retention: 53%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $42,800
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 1,452
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 61%
  • Black Students: 27%
  • Hispanic Students: 5%
  • Non-resident, alien: 2%
  • Two or more races: 2%
  • Unknown: 2%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%