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Shorter University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$32,330 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$21,300 tuition
$9,400 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$430 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$32,330 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$21,300 tuition
$9,400 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$430 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$10,624 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
52% get federal aid ($4,590 avg)
82% get state aid ($3,288 avg)
97% get institn'l aid ($10,624 avg)
70% get loans ($6,542 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.38% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.38% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $15,482 99%
Federal Grant Aid $4,590 52%
Pell Grants $4,310 52%
Other Federal Grants $915 16%
Institution Grant Aid $10,624 97%
State Grant Aid $3,288 82%
Student Loans $6,542 70%
Federal Loans $5,840 70%
Other Loans $6,053 8%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- Y Y
$4,000 Y Y R
$1,000 - $6,000
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
315 Shorter Ave
Rome, GA 30165
(706) 291-2121
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $550
Out of State $550


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Krystin from Tunnel Hill, GA
  • Jan-24-2015 I am a current student here

    The dorms need a few updates, and the food needs improving; however, I love Shorter and wouldn't change colleges for anything.

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  • 5
  • Sam
  • Jan-08-2014 I am a current student here

    I love that the class size is small.

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  • 5
  • Bobby Sparks
  • Oct-25-2012 I am a current student here

    This university allows adults who want to go back to school but have to work doing the afternoon to take classes at night at campus or online. I give it a 5 star rating

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