Shorter University

Shorter is a Christian university that offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in forty-eight areas of study, undergraduate degree programs for working adults, and master’s degree programs. Online courses and degree programs are also available.

There are other locations for nontraditional students in Cobb, Gwinnett, and Riverdale. 

Founded 1873 

Undergraduate enrollment 1,628 (main campus); 816 (satellites) 

Graduate enrollment 164 


Tuition $9,650/semester 

Georgia freshmen on HOPE 49% 

Average composite three-part SAT score for entering freshmen 1452 

Average critical reading and math composite SAT score 982 

SAT score breakdown 488, critical reading; 494, math; 470, writing 

Average class size for freshman courses 20 

Popular majors biology, business administration, communication, education, music, musical theater