Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309)

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2018 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,680
14.1% growth from 2017
2019 Default Rate
3.06%
on Student Loans
2018 Enrolled Students
35
51.4% Full-Time

About

Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) is a higher education institution located in Floyd County, GA. In 2018, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) were General Business Administration & Management (36 degrees awarded).

In 2018, 90 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309). 65.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (48 degrees), 1.85 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (26 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) is $10,680, which is $−13,316 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2018, the median undergraduate tuition at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) is $10,680

In 2018, 81% of undergraduate students attending Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$10,680
2018 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2018, the cost of tuition at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) was $10,680.

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Average Net Price

100%
1 Year Growth

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Financial Aid by Income Level

81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
91%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2018. This represents a decline of 5.81% with respect to 2017, when 86% 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.
3.06%
2019 Default Rate
19
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) was 3.06%, which represents 19 out of the 621 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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Enrollment

Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) had a total enrollment of 35 students in 2018. The full-time enrollment at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) is 18 students and the part-time enrollment is 17. This means that 51.4% of students enrolled at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309), both undergraduate and graduate, is 28.6% White, 22.9% Black or African American, and 5.71% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (44.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (11.1%) and White Male (11.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (22.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (11.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

51.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) in 2018, both undergraduate and graduate, is 35 students. The full-time enrollment at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) is 18 and the part-time enrollment is 17. This means that 51.4% of students enrolled at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% 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 (448309) was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. White
    10 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    8 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) is 28.6% White, 22.9% Black or African American, and 5.71% Hispanic or Latino. 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 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 8 students (22.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2018, 28 more women than men received degrees from Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) is black or african american (48 degrees awarded). There were 1.85 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (26 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) is General Business Administration & Management (36 degrees awarded).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees awarded), Business (71 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (9 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

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 (448309) are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) in 2018 are Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees awarded), Business (71 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (9 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 (448309) are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) are Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees awarded), Business (71 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (9 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 (448309) are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) are Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees awarded), Business (71 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (9 degrees) (as of 2018).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2018)
  1. 35 degrees awarded
  2. 10 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) was General Business Administration & Management with 35 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

31
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
59
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309), which is 0.525 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (59).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.614 times less than the 44 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 44 degrees were awarded to men at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.63 times more than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2017 at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. Black or African American
    48 degrees awarded
  2. White
    26 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) is black or african american (48 degrees awarded). There were 1.85 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (26 degrees).

3.33% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. Black or African American Female
    39 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    14 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) is black or african american female (39 degrees awarded). There were 2.79 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (14 degrees).

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Operations

Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) employs 3 Assistant professors, 1 Associate professors. Most academics at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) are Female Assistant professor (2), Female Associate professor (1), and Male Assistant professor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) is Business and Financial Operations, with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.54M
2017 Salaries
36.2%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) paid a median of $1.54M in salaries, a 36.2% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% 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 (448309) 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 $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
3 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1 Employees

In 2018, the most common positions for instructional staff at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) were Assistant professor with 3 employees, and Associate professor with 1 employees.

In 2018, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) was Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2018)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2018, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs (448309) was Female Assistant professor with 2 employees, Female Associate professor with 1 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 1 employees.

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