Fast Facts

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FAST FACTS

Find at-a-glance numbers for enrollment, athletics, tuition and financial aid, as well as university facts.

Enrollment (Fall 2013)

  • Total university: 2,636
  • Rome Main Campus: 1,270
  • Online Program (UG and GR): 359
  • Adult Professional Studies: 1,007

Rome Campus Freshman Profile (Fall 2013)

  • New freshmen: 304
  • Georgia residents: 80%
  • Domestic out-of-state students: 16%
  • International students: 4%
  • Males: 54%
  • Females: 46%
  • SAT Score 25th and 75th Percentile: 1250 – 1540
  • ACT Score 25th and 75th Percentile: 18 – 23

International Students (Fall 2013)

  • Total undergraduates: 47
  • Total graduates: 9
  • Number of countries represented: 24

Ethnic Diversity of Incoming Class (Fall 2013)

  • African American/Black: 23%
  • Asian or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: less than %
  • Hispanic/Latino: 3%
  • Native American/Alaskan Native: less than 1%
  • White: 66%
  • Other: 2%
  • Nonresident alien: 1%
  • Unknown:4%

Rome Campus Undergraduate Enrollment by Select Colleges/schools (Fall 2013)

  • College of Arts & Sciences: 38%
  • Ledbetter College of Business: 23%
  • School of Christian Studies: 3%
  • School of Education: 11%
  • School of Fine & Performing Arts: 8%
  • School of Nursing: 17%

Athletics

  • Number of sports offered: 21
  • NCAA Division II
  • Gulf South Conference
  • Male Sports: Baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, track, wrestling
  • Female Sports: Basketball, cheerleading, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track, volleyball

Library

  • Approximately 275,000 volumes of printed books
  • Approximately 50,000 volumes of electronic books
  • New library edition: 18,000 square feet with café, Nelson Price library section, and new technology center
  • Subscriber to Galileo and JSTOR

Costs and Financial Aid

  • Estimated annual tuition and fees for full-time undergraduates – Rome Campus (Fall 2013): $19,300
  • Room and board: $10,200

University Facts

  • Established: 1873
  • Academic Calendar: Semester
  • Degrees offered: Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s
  • Regional Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
  • Shorter University Education Program Accreditation: Georgia Professional Standards Commission
  • Shorter University Music Program Accreditation: National Association of Schools of Music
  • Shorter University Nursing Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Adult Professional Studies Locations

  • Rome, GA

Off Campus Instructional Sites

  • Cobb Location, Gwinnett Location, Riverdale Location

CONTACT INFORMATION

Julie Ginn
Director, Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
706-233-7308
jhensel@shorter.edu