|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||767 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Shorter University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,820 applications and 1,113 students were granted admission. Shorter University is at the #59 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 71% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 53% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||830 to 1070|
|ACT||18 to 23|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Shorter University's tuition was $21,300 for all students regardless of residency (20.5% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Shorter University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 52% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,310 (which is 2% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Shorter University in 2016-2017, was 181, which is 70% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,840 (which is 0.9% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Shorter University has enrolled a total of 1,507 students (1,261 students full-time and 246 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,507 students, 156 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and 1,419 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 88 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 452 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 26%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Shorter University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||19%||138||22|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||14%||102||34|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||11%||78||72|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||11%||75||25|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||10%||72|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||6%||44||0|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||2%||16||0|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||2%||14|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||2%||12|
|Theology And Religious Vocations||1%||6|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Shorter University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Shorter University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,900. Last year, out of the total 1,329 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,209 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,139 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,036 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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