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Shorter University

Rome, Georgia

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Shorter University

Private 4 Year

About Shorter University

Shorter University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university located in Rome, Georgia. Founded in 1873, it is a Christian university historically affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Convention.

Shorter offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through seven colleges and schools and has current enrollment of 1817 as of fall 2016. The 155-acre (0.63 km2) main academic and residential campus is located 72 miles (116 km) 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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Located in Rome, Georgia.

315 Shorter Ave, Rome, GA, 30165, Floyd County

Shorter University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#888 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in Georgia

#29 of 163

2024 Top Religious Colleges in Georgia

#10 of 25

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Shorter University is Business Management followed by Liberal Arts, Parks & Recreation, Security & Enforcement and Medical.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Shorter University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni