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Shorter University
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  • 4 Year
  • ROME, GA

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Shorter is a private, Christian university located in Rome, Georgia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,077 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Shorter acceptance rate is 71%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 43% of students, Shorter alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,600.

About

315 SHORTER AVE
ROME, GA 30165
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Gulf South Conference

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Shorter University Rankings

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Shorter Admissions

Acceptance Rate
71%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
950-1160
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$17,463 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$17,427 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 33 responses
78%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 36 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 36 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    18%
  • On Campus
    61%
  • Online
    21%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,077 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
229
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
48%
Varsity Athletes
45%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Very friendly and genuine
    58%
  • Normal
    42%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
84%
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 36 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 49 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Trying
    32%
  • EXCELLENT
    26%
  • Expensive
    16%
  • Focused
    11%
  • Home
    11%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
95%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 20 responses

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