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Shorter University

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
315 Shorter Ave NW
Rome, Georgia 30165
(706) 233-7319
Email address
School Information
"Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christ-centered, four-year liberal arts university committed to excellence in education. U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review annually include Shorter on their lists of best Southeastern Colleges. The university offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 40 areas of study, online courses and degree programs, undergraduate programs for working adults, associate’s, and master’s programs" (Source: The total undergraduate enrollment is over 1,300 students. Shorter University features a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.
General Information
Aside from offering a few courses that discuss diversity, Shorter has not engaged in any DEI or anti-racism initiatives. No mandatory Critical Race Training is being implemented.

Actions Taken

Curriculum Changes and Requirements
  • As part of its 2022-2023 Academic Catalog, Shorter University's Nursing School states that one of its mission components is to incorporate social justice into "clinical preventions and population-focused interventions."
Symbolic Actions
  • The university states that it is "committed to diversity, inclusion, and meeting the needs of everyone, including those with disabilities."
Last updated June 27th, 2024
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