Shorter University

Men's D2 Coach: Jeff La Vangie
Profile
Size
2 / 10
1,403 Undergrads / 1,520 Students
Cost
5 / 10
$18,557 Net Price
Selectivity
7 / 10
53% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Great Lakes (GLVC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
53%
Overall Graduation Rate
40%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
30% / 40%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
Christ and Missionary Alliance Church
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The Hawks travel mostly out-of-state, to North Carolina. The team travels south to Winter Park and Lakeland Florida.

Recruit Commits
2019
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
James Allinson Mandarin Jacksonville, FL Goal
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
River Ledbetter East Paulding Dallas, GA Def
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Nate Malinowski Boys' Latin Middle River, MD Att
Richard Ticer Paxon School Jacksonville, FL Goal
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Matthew McHugh Grayson Loganville, GA Att
Christopher Johnson Archer Dacula, GA Def, LSM
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Location
315 Shorter Ave, Rome, GA, 30165, Rome, GA, 30165 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Chattanooga Tennessee Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greenville South Carolina Area
  • Athens Georgia Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Georgia
  • Albany Georgia Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Macon Georgia Area
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • Columbus Georgia Area
Where Grads Work
  • Shorter University
  • AT&T
  • Georgia Power Company
  • Gwinnett County Public Schools
  • UPS
  • The Home Depot
  • IBM
  • Bank of America
  • Shaw Industries
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • Emory University
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Southeastern Mills
  • DeKalb County Government
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College
What Grads Do
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Administrative
  • Support
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Community and Social Services
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology
  • Program and Project Management
  • Healthcare Services
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
420 - 560
Math
440 - 540
Total
950 - 1200
ACT
English
16 - 23
Math
16 - 24
Composite
17 - 24

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 400 - 510 for SAT; 6 - 8 for ACT

SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 1,722 815 907
% Admitted 53% 53% 54%
% Admits That Enroll 29% 31% 27%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.35
Admission Considerations
 
Required
Recommended Rec.
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
College Prep Classes
Recommendations
Demonstrate Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
TOEFL (English proficiency)
Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Business (30%)
Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (11%)
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (10%)
Health Professions (8%)
Education (7%)
Public Admin. & Social Services (6%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (5%)
Liberal Arts & Sciences (4%)
History (3%)
Psychology (3%)
Communication & Journalism (3%)
Visual & Performing Arts (3%)
Foreign Languages (1%)
English Language & Literature (1%)
Interdisciplinary Studies (1%)
Computer & Information Sciences (1%)
Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
Physical Sciences (1%)
Social Sciences (1%)
Theology (1%)
Mathematics & Statistics
Financial
Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

$18,557

Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

 
Undergraduate
 
On Campus
Tuition & Fees$21,730
Books & Supplies$1,200
Cost of Living$9,400
Personal Expenses$2,160
 
Sticker Price$34,490

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

 
Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship99%$15,046
Federal Grants45%$4,634
Pell Grants45%$4,557
Other Federal4%$846
State & Local Grants69%$3,019
Institutional Grants96%$11,199
 
Student Loans71%$7,145
Federal Loans71%$5,847
Other Loans14%$6,929

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

 
Total Amount
Per Student
Endowment
Financial Assets $14.1 Million $9,270

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

Debt

Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $27,000.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

 
Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $19,001 $287

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 10.0%

Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,560 students.

Salary

Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $43,200

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

Payback

How long until this college investment pays off: 5.77 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 30% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
 
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape - -
Fondling - -
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery - -
Aggravated Assault - -
Burglary 2 2
Motor Vehicle Theft - -
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Category
Classification
Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Business-dominant, with other professional programs
Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, small, primarily residential

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