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Rating

Private

Type

1,787

Students

$21,940

Tuition

60%

Acceptance

#891

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Rome, GA

315 Shorter Ave, Rome, GA 30165

Shorter University is a small private institution located in Rome, GA ranked 34thin Georgia. It has a total of 1,614 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 60.32% acceptance rate. Shorter University offers 44 different majors and is best known for its natural sciences program, which is ranked 25th in the nation. With a tuition cost of $21,940 per year, Shorter University is reasonably costly. 35.4% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $43,200 per year, which is 4% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$22,370/Year
Above Average

Shorter University

$22,370

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$35,130/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$20,662/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

60%Acceptance
Less Selective

Shorter University

60%

National

69%
Sat

930 - 1130

59% of students submit

Admissions Yield

33%

ACT

16 - 22

59% of students submit

Application Website

https://apply.shorter.edu

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$25

Students

1,614Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

321

Part-Time

0
Male

41%

In-state

83%

Female

59%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

17%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
39% Business Administration and Management, General7% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse7% Accounting47% Others

39% Business Administration and Management, General

7% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

7% Accounting

47% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

39%

151 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

7%

29 Graduates

Accounting

7%

28 Graduates

Human Services, General

7%

27 Graduates

Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

6%

23 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

4%

16 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General

4%

14 Graduates

Communication, General

3%

13 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
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Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

12

Number of Library Books

109,453

Academic Spend per Student

$5,580

Full-time Retention Rate

54%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$32,600/Year

Shorter University

$32,600

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$32,600

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$43,200

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

35%