Shorter College


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Shorter College


$14,300 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

August 17

Application fee


Educational Resources


  • Member of library consortia.
  • 135,806 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 582 current serial subscriptions.
  • 7,592 microforms.
  • 5,227 Audio/Visual items.
  • 38,312 e-books.

Museums & Art

The College Museum, housed in the Welcome Center building, documents the 130-year history of the college.



  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 75 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 10 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 65 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 550 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,200 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance


math, writing


career, personal, academic, religious


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 62% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 13% of housing units are Singles.
  • 40% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 27% of housing units are Triples.
  • 20% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 11 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 64% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 20% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Midnight Breakfast (faculty/staff serve students), Moonshine Run, Homecoming, Hillfest (competitive games), theatrical productions, Chorale concerts,
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 29 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Chi, Argonauts (senior local), Alpha Sigma (sophomore local), Beta Beta Beta, Lambda Pi Eta, Pi Kappa Lambda, Pi Gamma Mu, Sigma Tau Delta, Theta Alpha Kappa
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Shorter Christian Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Students, Episcopal Student Association, Presbyterian Student Association
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Shorter NET (interracial), Shorter International Student Organization
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Mu Phi Epsilon and Phi Mu Alpha (music), Shorter Relations Society (assists Admissions), cheerleaders, American Chemical Society, Art Students’ League, Eta Pi Sigma History Club, Mu Alpha Theta Math Club, Phi Chi Theta (business), Allied Health Club, Shorter Players (theater), Speech Communication Association, Student Georgia Association of Educators, Student National Association of Teachers of Singing; handbell choir; auditioned and non-auditioned choral groups.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Periscope (twice monthly);


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Atlanta (75), Chattanooga (80)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Atlanta (75)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): none
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 75% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 20% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,200
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 2 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 7% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 2 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 32% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other

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