Shorter University

country rank  1248
world rank  3961

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University Overview

Established in 1873, Shorter University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Rome (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Georgia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Marietta, Duluth, Riverdale. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Shorter University (Shorter) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Shorter University (Shorter) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 145 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Shorter also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym Shorter
Founded 1873
Motto Transforming Lives Through Christ
Colours Columbia blue, white and gold

University Location

Address 315 Shorter Avenue
Rome (population range: 10,000-49,999)
30165 Georgia
United States
T +1 (706) 291 2121
F +1 (706) 236 1515
Other locations Marietta, Duluth, Riverdale

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 315 Shorter Avenue
Rome 30165
+1 (706) 233 7319
800 868 6980

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist Southern Baptist Convention - www.sbc.net

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Shorter University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation
1923


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Georgia Professional Standards Commission

Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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