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Colleges / Shorter University

Shorter University

Rome, GA 4-Year Private

About Shorter University

Shorter University is a private, religous school located in the small town setting of Rome, GA, less than an hour from Atlanta.

Founded in 1873, Shorter University enrolls 0 undergrads and no graduate students. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $14,767,771. The school spends $6,323 for each full-time student enrolled.

Admissions Facts About Shorter University

Acceptance rate: 61%

Average GPA: 3.25

Mean ACT score: 21

Mean SAT score: 1055

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: August 25

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What's the acceptance rate at Shorter University in 2021?

Admission to Shorter University is moderately difficult. Around 61 percent of all applicants to Shorter University are accepted each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at Shorter University is 3.25 out of 4.0. The mean composite SAT score is 1055. The mean ACT scores is 21.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Shorter University a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 296 students who started at Shorter University as first-time freshman, 99 graduate within four years.

Around 43 percent of students who started at Shorter University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Shorter University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Shorter University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

315 Shorter Avenue Rome, GA 30165

Campus Setting: Small Town

Shorter University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 25

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 25

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Shorter University is Aug 25.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Shorter University is Aug 25.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Shorter University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above

Good

18 to 23

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Shorter University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Shorter University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Shorter University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Shorter University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$32,970

In State

$32,970

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$21,940
$21,940
Fees
$430
$430
Housing
$9,400
$9,400
Books
$1,200
$1,200

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

Unknown

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

61%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$22,370

Out-of-State

$22,370

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 25
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