Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs in Marietta

Marietta, GA

Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs offers 24-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 22:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 44%. 24.7% are women, and 75.3% are men. 3% percents of international students. The average annual total cost of attendance at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs is 27639$, that is above national average. 49% of full-time Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $43,600, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$27,639
ABOVE AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$27,155
$30,001 - $48,000$26,911
$48,001 - $75,000$28,941
$75,001 - $110,000$30,936
$110,001+--

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record

Recommended:

  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Admission test scores
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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2%

Types of financial aids

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641 of Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 95 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs number 82 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Georgia.

Students at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Salary After Attending

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$43,600

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Graduation Rate

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49%
BELOW AVERAGE

Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs graduation rate is below the national average.

49% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Applying information

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

9 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record

Recommended:

  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Admission test scores
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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44%

In comparison to National Average

Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs acceptance rate is below national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 63%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 19%.

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44%
BELOW AVERAGE

In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $20k - $30k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 71%, so Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 27%.

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44%
BELOW AVERAGE

Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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25%

Total

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25%

Full time

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0%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

64%

Part-time retention rate

0%

The Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs full-time retention rate is 64% and part-time retention rate is 0%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it shows that school has quality curriculum, positive student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs is 22:1, that means that for every 22 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

22:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

28
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3%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Georgia.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Marietta Campus

The campus located by 1090 Northchase Parkway, Ste. 140 address in Marietta, Georgia.

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Marietta Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs with 0.12% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Marietta Campus is burglary.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs offers 24 programs in total: 12 are for Bachelor's degree, 9 - for Master's degree, and 3 are Associate's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 180 universities in Georgia state. Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs is one of the few institutions in Georgia that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Georgia state average data to help you compare.

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Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 484 students with 14527 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 152 with 3637 credit hours.

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Location & Website

Address: 1090 Northchase Parkway, Suite 140

Place:

Religious affiliation: Southern Baptist

Calendar system: Other academic year

General Phone Number: +8008686980

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: shorter.edu/CAPP

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