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Shorter University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

1,555 students

65% admitted

  • 1,440 full time
  • 115 part time
  • 701 men full time
  • 739 women full time
  • 1,944 applied
  • 1,263 admitted
  • 408 enrolled

1,477 Undergraduates

$18,400 tuition/year

  • 13 Graduates
  • 65 Non-Degree
  • $18,400 out of state
  • $370 fees
  • $9,000 room & board
  • $1,200 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Baptist
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southeast Small city
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Chris from Atlanta, GA
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  • shorter university is a very small campus, which i really like. i also feel that there are a lot of kind and nice people here at shorter univesity. if i…

  • Feb-02-2012 Read More
  • Rachel from Rock Spring, GA
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  • Shorter Unicersity provides a superb Christian atmosphere which I absolutely love. It is also the perfect size; not too big to where you would get lost, and not too small…

  • Jul-31-2012 Read More
  • Bobby Sparks
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  • I think Shorter University is a great college for any student who wants to get a high level degree. This university i believe have prepare me for the career i…

  • Oct-25-2012 Read More
  • J., GA
  • 0
  • it's a good school with very smart, concerned, and personable professors. for example, one of our professors invited the entire class over for a meal. who does that? i don't…

  • Feb-06-2012 Read More
  • Aya from Adairsville, GA
  • 0
  • shorter university is a very nice school. the people in it (most of them) are friendly and are always smiling. the school overall is a fun place to be, there…

  • Feb-29-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

The Mission of Shorter College is to provide quality higher education, enabling and encouraging student commitment to active life-long learning, personal spiritual values, responsible citizenship, and community and societal leadership in a global context.
The College seeks to accomplish this Mission through quality undergraduate liberal arts programs, specialized professional programs, and select graduate programs. Geographically distant locations provide educational opportunities to individuals who are unable to attend classes in a traditional setting. The College affirms a commitment to the Christian faith and strives to integrate Christian values within a nurturing community in its whole process of education.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 3
  • Megan from Woodstock, GA
  • Jun-09-2011 I am a past student here

    I enjoyed the how close I became with all the students at Shorter. It's a pretty small school so your around the same all the time. I also played a sport which really helped with getting to know people. Everyone at Shorter that enjoys it is involved in the school someway somehow. If you go here and aren't involved you probably won't enjoy it.

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  • Lauren from Atlanta, GA
  • May-07-2011 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    If you don't mind a small campus, it is nice. I prefer a larger student population.

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