Shorter University
#3378 Overall Influence#1041 Desirability Rank

Shorter University

Private not-for-profit Baptist university in Rome, Georgia, USA

Shorter University is a private Baptist university in Rome, Georgia. It was founded in 1873 and offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through seven colleges and schools. In the fall of 2016, it enrolled 1,817 students. The main academic and residential campus is located northwest of Atlanta, Georgia in Rome. There are adult education and graduate programs at distance learning facilities in North Atlanta and Rome. In addition Shorter operates the Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business and the School of Nursing at off-campus facilities in the Rome area.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

1,780

Acceptance

57%

Graduation Rate

37%

Median SAT Score

1030

Median ACT Score

21

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$21,940

Fees (in-state)

$430

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$17,650
30K-48K$20,174
48K-75K$19,565
75K-110K$21,120
110K+$22,806

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$50,100

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

315 Shorter Ave, Rome GA 30165

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

39 per 100k

Violent Crime

6 per 100k

What is Shorter University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#1620 World Rank #561 USA Rank
Chemistry
#1603 World Rank #773 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#1896 World Rank #1065 USA Rank
History
#2009 World Rank #1080 USA Rank
Communications
#2752 World Rank #1199 USA Rank
Political Science
#2274 World Rank #1327 USA Rank
Nursing
#3934 World Rank #1557 USA Rank
Medical
#2724 World Rank #1725 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#5031 World Rank #2035 USA Rank
Education
#5826 World Rank #2557 USA Rank
Business

Other areas of influence

#933 World Rank #277 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#1893 World Rank #582 USA Rank
Engineering
#3309 World Rank #1465 USA Rank
Law

Influential People

Who are Shorter University's Most influential alumni?

Shorter University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Religious Studies, and Chemistry. Shorter University’s most academically influential people include Helen E. Grenga, Ed Stetzer, and Phyllis Tickle.

Helen E. Grenga

Chemistry professor

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Ed Stetzer
Ed Stetzer

American Christian writer

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Phyllis Tickle
Phyllis Tickle

American writer

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Trey Kelley

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Anthony O'Garro

Trinidad and Tobago footballer

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Vivian Louise Aunspaugh

American painter

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Jamie Barton

American operatic mezzo-soprano

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Marion M. Bradford

American biochemist

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David Cordle
David Cordle

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Lennie Acuff

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