Shorter University: Review & Facts

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Shorter University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,525 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1873 and is one of the 3 colleges and schools located in Rome, Georgia.

Shorter University is affiliated with Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
Shorter University will give you the opportunity to earn an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Shorter University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Education, General Studies, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
54%
The rate of student retention at Shorter University is low at 54% (below Georgia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Shorter University is below average - 54%.

Student to faculty ratio at Shorter University is pretty good, 13:1. Learn more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,800
Average tuition charges are fairly high - around $18,400 a year. The additional fees at Shorter University (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $400; this totals $18,800 a year.

Read the details about Shorter University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
64%
As reported in recent government data, 1,667 applications were submitted and 1,074 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Shorter University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,800
Shorter University provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Shorter University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B+
Shorter University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 700 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- nearly $4,800 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Shorter University seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Shorter University Location and Maps



Post Address: Shorter University, 315 Shorter Ave, Rome, Georgia 30165, USA
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