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Colleges / Shorter University

Shorter University

Rome, GA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate61%

About Shorter University

Shorter University is a private, religious university in the town of Rome, Georgia. Shorter University was founded in 1873. The university currently enrolls around 1,410 students a year, including 1,306 undergrad students.

Shorter University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Shorter University. Around 61% of applicants get into Shorter University each year. Out of 1,820 applications received in 2022, 1,113 students were offered admission.

Shorter University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 61%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 46%

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Shorter University is located in Rome, Georgia, near Atlanta.

If you are interested in seeing Shorter University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 75 to Rome, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.

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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.

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Shorter University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

950 - 1160


Math SAT Range

470 - 570


Reading SAT Range

480 - 590

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1160 and Above


950 to 1160


950 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Shorter University students is 1055. Applicants with SAT scores of 1160 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Shorter University, while applicants with SAT scores between 950 to 1160 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 950 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Shorter University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Shorter University is like? There are approximately 1,410 students enrolled at Shorter University, including 1,306 undergraduate students and 104 graduate students. 82% percent of students attend school full-time, 94% percent are from GA and 6% percent of students are from other states.


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Fall Freshmen
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Aug 25
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