2015-16 Shorter University Fast Facts

Founding Year:

1873

We are proud to offer:

45 Majors

47 Minors

Traditional Student:Teacher Ratio

10:1

Financial Aid:

99% of our students receive financial aid

Honor Societies:

11

NCAA Sports:

21

Student Organizations

35

Enrollment


Fall 2015 Student Type Undergraduate Graduate Total
Traditional 1001 0 1001
Online 349 94 443
Adult & Professional Studies 350 95 445
Other 32 1 33
Total 1732 190 1922

Gender


Male Female
Traditional 477 524
Online 137 306
Adult & Professional Studies 112 333

Freshman Test Scores


25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
SAT Composite Score 1240 1560 1423
ACT Composite Score 18 24 21

Degrees Awarded 2015-2016


Associate Bachelor Master
Main Campus (Traditional + Online) 35 335 69
Adult & Professional Studies 85 167 100
Total 120 502 169

Student Religious Affiliations


Percentage
Baptist 42.3%
Church of Christ 0.7%
Church of God 2.0%
Episcopal 0.2%
Lutheran 0.3%
Methodist 3.0%
Pentecostal 2.2%
Presbyterian 0.8%
Other Evangelical/Protestant 1.0%
Non-denominational 30.0%
Catholic 5.6%
All Christian Groups/Denominations 88.3%
Other Religions/Affiliations 1.0%
No preference listed 9.7%
No Data 1.0%

Students by State


Main Campus (Traditional + Online)
Alabama 84
California 1
Colorado 1
Connecticut 1
Florida 40
Georgia 1184
Hawaii 2
Illinois 2
Indiana 2
Maine 1
Maryland 8
Michigan 2
Minnesota 2
Mississippi 1
New Hampshire 2
New Jersey 2
New York 5
North Carolina 9
Ohio 2
Oklahoma 2
Oregon 1
Pennsylvania 3
South Carolina 6
Tennessee 18
Texas 5
Utah 1
Virginia 6
Washington 1
Wisconsin 1

International Students by Country


Main Campus (Traditional + Online)
Australia 1
Belarus 1
Belgium 1
Brazil 5
Canada 4
Colombia 2
Costa Rica 1
Ecuador 2
France 5
Germany 3
Guatemala 1
Jamaica 1
Kenya 4
Morocco 1
Pakistan 1
Paraguay 1
Saudi Arabia 1
Spain 1
Sri Lanka 1
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 8
Uzbekistan 1
Venezuela 2
Zambia 1

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