Shorter College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Rome, GA, Shorter College is one of the best universities in the state of Georgia. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Shorter College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Shorter College.

315 Shorter Avenue Rome, GA 30165-4298
Phone: (800) 868-6980
Email: admissions@shorter.edu
Web site: http://www.shorter.edu

Rankings: Shorter College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 17
Score: 64
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.0
Graduation and retention ranking: 17
Average freshman retention rate: 68.8%
6-year graduation rate: 48.5%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 33
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 59.9%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.6%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 12:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 82.5%
Student selectivity ranking: 20
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 863-1110
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 21%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 50%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 65.8%
Financial resources rank: 26
Alumni giving rank: 40
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 9.7%

Shorter College History

Essential Facts: Shorter College

  • On June 1, 2010, Shorter College changed its name to Shorter University to reflect the institution’s growth and expansion.
  • Shorter College once supported a very active athletic program, which was the pride of the college community as well as the city of North Little Rock.
  • The majority of Shorter’s students are from Georgia, with only 6% of student enrollment coming from out-of-state and an additional 3% as international students.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 57%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 10%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 24%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 25%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 75%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: NAIA
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook