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315 Shorter Avenue

Rome, GA 30165-4298

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Phone: (706) 291-2121
2012-2013 Tuition
$18,830
tuition and fees
Admissions
rolling admission
65.0%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

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National Liberal Arts Colleges

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Summary

Shorter University is a private institution that was founded in 1873. It has a urban setting and the campus size is 150 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Shorter University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $18,830 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Shorter College has a rich history of providing students with a quality education in an intentionally Christian atmosphere. During their time on campus, students are encouraged to achieve their maximum potential and challenged to accept the responsibilities of leadership in their professions, their communities and their churches. Highly qualified faculty nurture students as individuals, providing personalized instruction. Shorter has an impressive record of placing students in graduate and professional schools and scholars continue to win national awards in a variety of academic venues. Shorter College, a personalized education that produces outstanding results.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1873
Religious affiliation Southern Baptist
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment N/A

Applying

When applying to Shorter University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Shorter University is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 65 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 65.0% 4
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 71 percent.

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Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

Shorter University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment N/A
Student gender distribution N/A
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Shorter University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Shorter University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Shorter University, 85 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Shorter University.

Students who have cars on campus 85%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Tuition and fees $18,830 (2012-13)
Room and board $9,000 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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