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315 Shorter Ave Tuition In/Out-State: $18,400 / $18,400 Total Fall Enrollment: 1,555
Rome , GA 30165 Books and Supplies: $1,200 Applicants Admitted: 65%
(706) 291-2121 On-campus Room and Board: $9,000 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 99%
http://www.shorter.edu Undergraduate Application Fee: $25 Receiving Institutional Aid: 95% , $8,841 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Shorter University General Information

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    Address 315 Shorter Ave, Rome, GA 30165
    Phone Number (706) 291-2121
    Web Address http://www.shorter.edu
    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.
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation Baptist
    Highest degree offered Master's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Small city
    Distance learning opportunities Yes

    Shorter University Size

    Total enrollment 1,555
    Enrolled full time 1,440
    Enrolled part time 115

    Shorter University Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 701
    Women enrolled full time 739
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 1%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 14%
    Hispanic 3%
    White/Non-Hispanic 73%
    Non-Resident Alien 4%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 4%
  • Shorter University Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $25
    Applied 1,944
    Admitted 1,263
    Enrolled 408
    Admitted % 65%

    Shorter University Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Recommended
    Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended

    Shorter University Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 73%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 420
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 550
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 430
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 550
    Students submitting ACT 59%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 18
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 24
  • Shorter University Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $18,400
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $18,400
    Books and Supplies $1,200
    On-campus room and board $9,000
    Off-campus room and board $10,000

    Shorter University Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 99%
    Receiving Federal Grants 46% , $4,252 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 95% , $8,841 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 68% , $6,018 on average
  • Shorter University Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 0 21
    BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES Associate Bachelor
    Accounting 0 11
    Business Administration and Management, General 0 44
    Business/Managerial Economics 0 0
    COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS Associate Bachelor
    Communication and Media Studies, Other 0 5
    Public Relations/Image Management 0 0
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric 0 0
    COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES Associate Bachelor
    Computer and Information Sciences, General 0 4
    EDUCATION Associate Bachelor
    Early Childhood Education and Teaching 0 20
    Elementary Education and Teaching 0 0
    Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 0 6
    Mathematics Teacher Education 0 4
    Music Teacher Education 0 7
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Associate Bachelor
    English Language and Literature, General 0 5
    FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Associate Bachelor
    French Language and Literature 0 1
    Spanish Language and Literature 0 2
    HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS Associate Bachelor
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 0 24
    HISTORY Associate Bachelor
    History, General 0 7
    LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES Associate Bachelor
    General Studies 12 13
    Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0 2
    MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Associate Bachelor
    Mathematics, General 0 1
    MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Associate Bachelor
    International/Global Studies 0 5
    Natural Sciences 0 1
    NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION Associate Bachelor
    Environmental Science 0 1
    PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES Associate Bachelor
    Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 0 18
    PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Associate Bachelor
    Religion/Religious Studies 0 1
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor
    Chemistry, General 0 5
    PSYCHOLOGY Associate Bachelor
    Psychology, General 0 9
    PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS Associate Bachelor
    Human Services, General 0 1
    SOCIAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor
    Economics, General 0 0
    Sociology 0 1
    THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS Associate Bachelor
    Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies 0 0
    Religious/Sacred Music 0 0
    VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Associate Bachelor
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 0 8
    Fine/Studio Arts, General 0 4
    Keyboard Instruments 0 2
    Music Performance, General 0 2
    Voice and Opera 0 3
  • Shorter University Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline August 23
    Priority application deadline March 15
    Fall application deadline August 1
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due August 1
    SAT Subject score report due -
    College will notify student by January 1
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit July 18

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    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline May 1
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline April 15
    Transfer application closing date August 25
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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