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Shorter University

Shorter University is a private D2 university located in Rome, Georgia. The tuition to attend is $19,670 and is the same for both in state and out of state students The average net cost to attend Shorter University is $17,121 and 68% of students get in. There are roughly 1,518 students that attend Shorter University.

More information on Shorter University can be found by going to their academics page or their admissions page.

You can contact the Men's Wrestling Head Coach Josh Henson at 706-622-4984 jhenson@shorter.edu or by filling out the recruitment questionnaire.


Shorter University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university located in Rome, Georgia. Founded in 1873, it is a Christian university historically affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Convention. Shorter offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through seven colleges and schools and has current enrollment of 1817 as of fall 2016. The 155-acre (0.63 km2) main academic and residential campus is located 72 miles (116 km) northwest of Atlanta, Georgia in Rome. There are adult education and graduate programs at distance learning facilities in North Atlanta and Rome. In addition Shorter operates the Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business and the School of Nursing at off-campus facilities in the Rome area.Fielding athletic teams known as the Shorter Hawks, the university became a provisional member of NCAA Division II, and the Gulf South Conference in July, 2013. The official school and athletic colors are blue and white. The majority of Shorter's students are from Georgia, with only 6% of student enrollment coming from out-of-state and an additional 3% as international students. The university offers a large number of extracurricular activities to its students, including athletics, honor societies, clubs and student organizations, as well as fraternities and sororities.