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Shorter is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Founded in 1873, it adopted coeducation in 1950. Its 150-acre campus is located in Rome, in the Appalachian foothills.

Website: www.shorter.edu/

Private
Co-ed
Not reported
Undergraduate
Students
(%Not Reported) Women
(%Not Reported) Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
61% of 1,820 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 25

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.25
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
21 average
18-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$34,320
Tuition and Fees
$22,370
Room and Board
$9,400
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Freshman Award
$16,164
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Rome Population
35,973
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Atlanta
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
54% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Hawks
Sororities
23% of women participate
Fraternities
9% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
Not reported
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
53.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
29.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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