About Shorter University


Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christian university committed to excellence in education. The Princeton Review annually includes Shorter on its lists of best value and best Southeastern colleges. Shorter University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and is a member of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).

Through its campus in Rome, Ga. as well as a remote campuses across Atlanta, the university offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 48 areas of study, undergraduate degree programs for working adults and three master’s degree programs.  Online courses and degree programs are also available.

Shorter University continues to pursue its mission to inspire students to make commitments to lifelong learning, personal spiritual values, responsible citizenship, community and societal leadership and global awareness. The university affirms its commitment to being an intentionally Christian university.


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