Welcome to Shorter

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    Our Mission and Philosophy

    At Shorter, our mission is to advance God’s Kingdom through a commitment to academic excellence, spiritual growth, Christian leadership, and global service within the context of a biblical worldview. Our motto, Transforming Lives through Christ, guides Shorter’s exceptional academic programs, vibrant campus atmosphere, and Christ-centered community that sets us apart from the rest. You’ll notice the difference.

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    Colleges and Schools

    Our highly qualified faculty are dedicated to giving you individualized attention to help you acquire scholarship and develop spiritual judgement to succeed. Shorter University faculty view their responsibilities as a ministry, rather than a job or a profession. Shorter’s College of Arts & Sciences, Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business, School of Christian Studies, School of Education, School of Fine & Performing Arts and Ben and Ollie Brady School of Nursing combine to offer more than 40 majors. They seek to prepare you to fulfill your calling, not just find a career.

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    Our classes are taught by Christian faculty members who are well trained in their fields. They care not only about what you learn in class but also about who you are today and who you will become in the future. They chose to teach at Shorter because they care about students and about sharing the love of Christ; it’s a difference you’ll notice from day one.

    Our Admissions Counselors are here to answer any questions you may have about Shorter and the application process. Please feel free to contact your Admissions Counselor at any time during the application process. We are happy to help!

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    Shorter Stories

    At Shorter, we are very proud of our students and alumni and all they have accomplished. Opportunities to participate in study abroad programs, internships, community service and mission projects give our students ways to develop both academically and spiritually. Both at home and abroad, our alumni are giving back to the community and succeeding in their chosen professions.

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Shorter Events

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Shorter by the Numbers

Why Shorter?

At Shorter University, you will experience a Christ-centered community committed to helping you unlock your fullest potential.

Shorter provides a vibrant campus life, exciting intercollegiate athletics, and financial aid to make the Shorter experience affordable.

We look forward to seeing you on the Hill!