Shorter University’s Fifth-Year Interim Report to SACSCOC is due March 15, 2018. Shorter University’s next decennial reaffirmation of accreditation is scheduled for 2022.


National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) Commission on Accreditation voted on June 26, 2008, to “continue Shorter College in good standing.” The last review was completed in 2008. (The next review is Spring 2018.)

Teacher Education:

The teacher education programs at Shorter University are accredited by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GPSC). Shorter University Professional Education Unit and Educator Preparation Programs received continuing approval in 2012. Shorter University’s next review with the Georgia Professional Standards Commission will take place Spring 2019.


The baccalaureate program in nursing at Shorter University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The last review was 2016. The current accreditation term expires June 30, 2027.