2016-17 Shorter University Fast Facts

Founding Year:

1873

We are proud to offer:

42 Majors

43 Minors

Traditional Student:Teacher Ratio

14:1

Financial Aid:

99% of our students receive financial aid

Honor Societies:

10

NCAA Sports:

20

Student Organizations

31

Enrollment


Fall 2016 Student Type Undergraduate Graduate Total
Traditional 990 0 990
Online 359 88 447
Adult & Professional Studies 233 77 310
Other 70 0 70
Total 1652 165 1817

Gender


Male Female
Traditional 497 493
Online 151 296
Adult & Professional Studies 73 237

Freshman Test Scores


25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
SAT Composite Score 1210 1540 1376
ACT Composite Score 18 23 21

Degrees Awarded 2016-2017


Associate Bachelor Master
Main Campus (Traditional + Online) 24 273 58
Adult & Professional Studies 56 89 47

Student Religious Affiliations


Percentage
Baptist 41.7%
Church of Christ 1.8%
Church of God 1.6%
Episcopal 0.3%
Lutheran 0.2%
Methodist 3.4%
Pentecostal 1.8%
Presbyterian 1.0%
Other Evangelical/Protestant 1.3%
Non-denominational 25.6%
Catholic 5.6%
All Christian Groups/Denominations 84.3%
Other Religions/Affiliations 1.4%
No preference listed 9.6%
No Data 4.7%

Students by State


Main Campus (Traditional + Online)
Alabama 93
Armed Forces Europe 1
California 3
Florida 54
Georgia 1158
Hawaii 3
Idaho 1
Illinois 2
Kentucky 4
Maryland 10
Minnesota 1
Mississippi 2
Missouri 1
Nevada 1
New Hampshire 3
New Jersey 2
New York 5
North Carolina 11
Ohio 2
Oklahoma 1
Oregon 1
Pennsylvania 4
South Carolina 6
Tennessee 23
Texas 8
Virginia 6
Washington 1

International Students by Country


Main Campus (Traditional + Online)
Australia 1
Belgium 1
Canada 1
Costa Rica 1
Ecuador 1
France 6
Germany 2
Italy 1
Jamaica 1
Kenya 1
Nepal 1
Pakistan 2
Paraguay 1
Saudi Arabia 1
Serbia 1
Spain 1
Sweden 1
Trinidad and Tobago 1
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2

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