Tuition Information - Shorter University

Shorter University Online Tuition

Shorter University is a Christ-centered, four year liberal arts university committed to excellence in education

To get ahead in today’s workplace, you need a college degree. The cost of college may loom as a deterrent, but college doesn’t necessarily come with massive student debt. At Shorter University, we believe every student has the right to an education, regardless of financial standing. That’s why we strive to keep our tuition rates affordable and competitive. At Shorter, you get a quality education with a manageable price tag.

Where do I pay my application fee?

Students can pay the online application fee through CashNet, powered by Higher One. Credit card and electronic check transactions only are accepted online. To pay this fee, you must:

1. Apply online.
2. Visit CashNet using the link above.
3. Select “ONLINE Student Application Fee.”
4. Click “Add to Basket.”
5. Select “Checkout.”
6. Fill out the form with your information.
7. Click on the “Continue Checkout” button.
8. Select your preferred payment method.
9. Enter your payment information.
10. Click “Continue Checkout.”
11. Confirm your information.

If you need assistance with CashNet, please contact the Business Office at (706) 233-7313.

Why do I pay a tech fee?

The tech fee pays for information technology (IT) support. Visit the Office of Information Technology page for full details on support available to Shorter students.

How can I get money for college?

Scholarships, grants and low-interest loans are available to students who qualify. Visit our financial aid page to apply.

Where do I pay my tuition?

Shorter makes it easy to pay for college through both our affordable tuition rates and user-friendly payment methods. Visit the payment requirements page for information on how to pay your tuition bill.

2022-2023 Academic Year:
Tuition Tech Fees
Undergraduate $375 per credit hour $25 per course
Graduate $535 per credit hour $25 per course

Miscellaneous Fees
$125 graduation fee

Online Courses taken by Traditional students
$150 course fee per course

For additional details about tuition or our online programs benefits, please complete and submit an Information Request form.

Click here for more information about the Military Tuition Discount and acceptance of benefits.

Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christ-centered, four-year liberal arts university committed to excellence in education. U.S. News & 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.