Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,360
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$19,526
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
11.6%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
152
48.7% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
22.2%
4 Graduates

About

Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs is a higher education institution located in Cobb County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs were General Business Administration & Management (65 degrees awarded) and General Human Services (25 degrees).

In 2017, 193 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs. 72.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (117 degrees), 2.21 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (53 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs is $9,360, which is $-11,373 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs is $9,360, which is $-11,373 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,526.

In 2017, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 85% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,360
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs was $9,360. The cost of tuition at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs is $-11,373 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$19,526
2017 Value
3.13%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,526. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs grew by 3.13%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,655
Room and Board
$1,575
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs was of $8,655 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,575. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
85%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 9.47% with respect to 2016, when 95% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
11.6%
2016 Default Rate
121
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs was 11.6%, which represents 121 out of the 1046 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs received 2 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 85.7% annual decline. Out of those 2 applicants, 0 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 152 students enrolled at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
0
Accepted Out of 2

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs was N/A% (0 admissions from 2 applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 64.3%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -85.7%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs has a total enrollment of 152 students. The full-time enrollment at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs is 74 students and the part-time enrollment is 78. This means that 48.7% of students enrolled at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.9% Black or African American, 24.3% White, 1.97% Hispanic or Latino, 1.32% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.658% Asian, 0.658% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (50%), followed by White Female (17.9%) and White Male (8.93%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (27.8%), followed by White Male (11.1%) and White Female (11.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

48.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs, both undergraduate and graduate, is 152 students. The full-time enrollment at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs is 74 and the part-time enrollment is 78. This means that 48.7% of students enrolled at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    82
  2. White
    37
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    3

The enrolled student population at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs is 53.9% Black or African American, 24.3% White, 1.97% Hispanic or Latino, 1.32% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.658% Asian, 0.658% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 15 students (9.87%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 87 more women than men received degrees from Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs. The majority of degree recipients at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs are black or african american (117 degrees awarded). There were 2.21 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (53 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs is General Business Administration & Management (65 degrees awarded), followed by General Human Services (25 degrees) and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (25 degrees awarded), Business (112 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (56 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs are Accountants & auditors (1,078,688 people), Other managers (604,685 people), Financial managers (417,427 people), Chief executives & legislators (310,265 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (276,193 people).

The most specialized majors at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs are Public Administration and Social Service (25 degrees awarded), Business (112 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (56 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs are Surgeons, Physicians, Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs are Public Administration and Social Service (25 degrees awarded), Business (112 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (56 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs are Elementary & secondary schools (573,703 people), Banking & related activities (482,018 people), Computer Systems Design (401,983 people), Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services (386,481 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (375,645 people).

The most specialized majors at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs are Public Administration and Social Service (25 degrees awarded), Business (112 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (56 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs.
Most Common
  1. 65 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 25 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs was General Business Administration & Management with 65 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 53
  2. 140

In 2017, 53 degrees were awarded to men at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs, which is 0.379 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (140).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 40 degrees were awarded to men at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.556 times less than the 72 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 72 degrees were awarded to women at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.8 times more than the 40 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 0% of students graduating from Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 27% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    117 degrees awarded
  2. White
    53 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs is black or african american (117 degrees awarded). There were 2.21 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (53 degrees).

0.518% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    97 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    27 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs is black or african american female (97 degrees awarded). There were 3.59 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (27 degrees).

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Operations

Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs employs 5 Assistant professors, 2 Associate professors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs are Female Assistant professors (3), Female Associate professors(2), and Male Assistant professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs are: Management, with 3 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 2 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.54M
2017 Salaries
36.2%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs paid a median of $1.54M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 36.2% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 23.4% decline from 2015 and a 15.8% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$349k
Instructional Salaries
7
Number of Employees

In 2017, Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs paid a total of $349k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
5 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
3 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs were Assistant professor with 5 employees; Associate professor with 2 employees; and Associate professor with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs were Management with 3 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs was Female Assistant professor with 3 employees, Female Associate professor with 2 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 2 employees.

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