If you want to apply to Shorter University, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is August 25 and the fee for the application costs $25.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|Shorter University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.2|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||12%|
|Mean SAT Score||1055|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||46%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||51%|
Shorter University does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
It is moderately difficult to get into Shorter University. Shorter University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Shorter University accepted 61% of all applicants, around 1,113 of the 1,820 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Shorter University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Shorter University must submit the following items. Double check with Shorter University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2|
|Other Requirements||√||audition for music and theater programs|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Shorter University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
Out of all students that were admitted, 61% submitted a class rank. At Shorter University 12% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 34% were in the top 25% and 69% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Shorter University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Shorter University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Shorter University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 46% of Shorter University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 51% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Shorter University applicants, you should strive to earn between 950 and 1160 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Shorter University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1160 and 25% of scored lower than 950, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Shorter University student is 1055.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Shorter University students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Shorter University students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Shorter University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Shorter University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Shorter University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Shorter University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 25.
Transfer students can enroll in Shorter University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Shorter University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Shorter University.
Does Shorter University accept transfer credits?
Shorter University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Shorter University accepts:
Does Shorter University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Shorter University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Shorter University?
Shorter University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Shorter University's acceptance rate?
Shorter University's acceptance rate is 61%.
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How hard is it to get into Shorter University? Shorter University is a somewhat selective institution. The Shorter University acceptance rate is 61%. This means that the institution accepts 61 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Shorter University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Shorter University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 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.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1160 and Above
950 to 1160
950 and Less
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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Shorter University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.25. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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