Shorter College

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 2-year

Faculty

87 Faculty Members | 3:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

African Methodist Episcopal

Mission Statement

The mission of Shorter College is to provide accessible, affordable, high quality education for students to accomplish their academic goals by offering programs that meet the learner's need in a challenge and nurturing Christian environment.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$5,596

Out of state

$5,596
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

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Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
95%
Did not receive aid
5%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 95.0% $3,453
State/local grants 0.0% $0
Institutional grants 26.0% $2,691
Loans 95.0% $4,613

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Child Development
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Christian Studies
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Undergraduate Majors X

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
    • Child Development
      • A program that focuses on the intellectual, social, emotional, and biological development of children and the planning and design of related human services. Includes instruction in parent-child relations, parenting practices, special needs of children, parental and environmental influences on child development, external support services, and related public policy issues. See other colleges that offer this major
  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply theories and practices of organization management and criminal justice to the administration of public law enforcement agencies and operations. Includes instruction in law enforcement history and theory, operational command leadership, administration of public police organizations, labor relations, incident response strategies, legal and regulatory responsibilities, budgeting, public relations, and organizational leadership. See other colleges that offer this major
  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
    • Christian Studies
      • A program that focuses on the philosophy and teachings of Jesus Christ and his apostles, and the subsequent intellectual and cultural movements and institutions based on Christianity. Includes instruction in Christian sacred scripture, Christian literature and philosophy, and studies of one or more of the main branches of the faith and their cultural context including Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, Evangelicalism, and others. See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$0
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
73%
Male Students
27%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Black85.2%
  2. Caucasian12.56%
  3. Hispanic/Latino1.35%
  4. American Indian/Alaska Native0.45%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities0.44%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

333

Undergraduate students

333

Attendance breakdown

Full time
90%
Part time
10%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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