Shorter University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Shorter University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,475 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
41
Fair
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 41 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.


Student Retention
58%
Bad
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.

The rate of student retention at Shorter University is low at 58% (below Georgia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Shorter University is low - 47%.

Student to faculty ratio at Shorter University is pretty decent, 15:1. Learn more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,900
High
Average tuition charges are high - around $20,500 a year. The additional fees at Shorter University (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $400; this totals $20,900 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
63%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 1,622 applications were submitted and 1,020 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
$5,000
Medium
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
C+
Dicey
Shorter University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 800 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- nearly $5,000 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Shorter University seems to be a relatively 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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