Shorter University

Acceptance Rate 97.01 %
SAT Average 1,070
2023 Tuition & Fees $22,810
Student Population 1,460
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $14,308

Academic Overview

Shorter University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Rome, Georgia. It is a Master's College and University (smaller programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
Shorter University is affiliated with Baptist.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $22,810 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $17,000.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 1,460 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 97.01% and the graduation rate is 37% last year.
The salary after graduation from Shorter University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $50,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Shorter's tuition & fees is $22,810. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $17,000.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Shorter. The acceptance rate of Shorter is 97.01% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 31.01%. The average graduation rate is 37% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $14,308 and 97% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,460 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Shorter University is 97.01 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Shorter University is 37 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Shorter University is 68 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Shorter University is 1,460
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Shorter University is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $14,308 at Shorter University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address315 Shorter Ave, Rome, GA 30165
Online Applicationhttps://apply.shorter.edu/
Financial Aidhttps://www.shorter.edu/financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.shorter.edu/npc/
Veterans Tuitionwww.shorter.edu/veterans-affairs-information/
Disability Servicehttps://www.shorter.edu/disability-services/

Offered Degrees

Shorter offers 46 major programs through online and on-site education where 9 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
1-2 Years Certificate10

Special Learning Opportunities

Shorter University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:760)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,400)

Veterans Benefits

Shorter University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges