57%

Acceptance Rate

$14,124

Avg.Financial Aid

001591

FAFSA Code

About Shorter University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,452

Website

www.shorter.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Baptist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

315 Shorter Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7062912121
Fax: 7062361515
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. The rankings of eductional institutions by Forbes and US News are considered a reliable source by applicants and experts. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. However, Shorter University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

57%

SAT Range

920 - 1140

ACT Range

18 - 24

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $25. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 930-1130 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 18 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Shorter University is 20. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 315 Shorter Ave, Rome, Georgia 30165. They can also call them at (706) 291-2121.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$19,395

Average Annual Cost

$21,940

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$430

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,400

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,160

Total One Year Cost

$35,130

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to SU. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $37,825. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($22,370), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($9,400), and budget for other expenses ($4,330). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

55%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

60%

Male Professors

40%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

70 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

36 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

29 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

27 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

22 Graduates

Human Services, General

16 Graduates

Biology, General

14 Graduates

Music

11 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

11 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

9 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

7 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

7 Graduates

History

7 Graduates

Psychology, General

7 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

4 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

4 Graduates

Political Science and Government

4 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

4 Graduates

Marketing

3 Graduates

Natural Sciences

3 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

2 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

1 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

1 Graduates

Mathematics

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,352

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

44%

Full-time

80%

Part-time

20%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

62% White

3% Unknown

23% Black

6% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

18%

Out Of State

81%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$65,365 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 83% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

83%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,000/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,400/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,400/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Hawks

School Colors

royal blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Gulf South Conference

Total Male Athletes

336

Total Female Athletes

149

Intramural Sports

5

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Sports Team (Women)

Baseball

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $9,400 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at SU costs around $4,400 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 44% male and 56% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$32,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$43,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,317

$42,585

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$221 - 442

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$14,124

Students Receiving Federal Grants

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,551

Students Receiving State Aid

77%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,135

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

92%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,084

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$16,032

$30K - $48K

$13,508

$48K - $75K

$14,117

$75K - $110K

$12,562

> $110K

$10,876

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at SU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,735, whereas the financial aid is $10,552. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,251 as well as institutional aid worth $10,552.

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