Shorter University

Rome, Georgia

Overview

Address315 Shorter Ave
School Websitewww.shorter.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Shorter University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Rome, Georgia that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,780 students applied to Shorter University. Of those students, 1,006 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Shorter University was $21,940, in addition to fees of $430. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Shorter University.

Shorter University has a 45% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Shorter University acceptance rate is 57%. To put this into perspective, 1,006 of the 1,780 students who applied to Shorter University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Shorter University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Shorter University had an SAT score between the range of 920 and 1,140. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Shorter University was between 18 and 24 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Shorter University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Shorter University, the tuition for in-state residents is $21,940. Combined with fees of $430, room and board costs of $9,400, other expenses of $2,160 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $35,130.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $22,370 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Shorter University to $35,130 for out-of-state students.

Students at Shorter University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Shorter University was $4,551 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 51%.

Shorter University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Shorter University.

Shorter University has a good gender split, with 58% of undergraduates being female and 42% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Georgia residents; in fact, 81% of all students reside in Georgia. However, 18% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Shorter University is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Shorter University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 22% students enroll at Shorter University part-time; the other 1,137 students enrolled full-time.

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