Shorter University is on a 155-acre campus in the small town setting of Rome, Georgia, not far from Atlanta.
There are many activities and organizations for Shorter University students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Shorter University has fraternities and sororities.
Shorter University has several thriving Baptist Collegiate Ministries. In fact, more students participate in the Baptist Collegiate Ministries than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Shorter University include Student Government Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Habitat for Humanity and SAVE (Students Advocating Volunteer Efforts).
Shorter University students' favorite campus traditions are Celebrate Shorter, Midnight Breakfast and Welcome Week and Convocation.
This table offers information on housing at Shorter University.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||54%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||852|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||751|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||53%|
Shorter University offers on-campus housing. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
The majority of Shorter University students live on campus. In 2022, 54% of undergrads at Shorter University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 53% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Shorter University. There are 852 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,306 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 751 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 30% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Shorter University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
At Shorter University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Shorter University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Shorter University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Shorter University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Shorter University, take Interstate 75 to Rome, GA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport.
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