Academics & Admissions Information for Military Personnel
At Shorter University, we value the sacrifices our armed services men and women make. We show our gratitude by offering an affordable, convenient college experience to American soldiers.
Shorter University has been listed on the Military Friendly Schools List. The school has proudly participated in the Yellow Ribbon Program for traditional students since 2009. Now, Shorter is bringing that commitment to the realm of online learning.
ONLINE DEGREES AVAILABLE
Associate of Science with a concentration in Business
Associate of Science with a concentration in Christian Studies
Associate of Science with a concentration in Criminal Justice
Associate of Science with a concentration in General Studies
Associate of Science with a concentration in Sport Management
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Christian Studies
Bachelor of Business Administration in Sport Management
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Science in Human Services*
Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies
Master of Accountancy
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Management
Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Sport Management
Master of Management
Master of Management with a concentration in Human Services Nonprofit Management
*Required practicum for degree completion.
MILITARY TUITION DISCOUNT
Military personnel, veterans, and military spouses are given a 20% discount off their current tuition. This applies to Associate, Bachelor, and Master level programs and meets the tuition assistance cap for active duty service members. Note that servicemembers cannot receive the discount while simultaneously receiving other military benefits.
TUITION ASSISTANCE & BENEFITS
An Online Financial Aid Advisor is available to process military and veteran benefits as well as answering any questions regarding possible benefits students are eligible to receive. These benefits include tuition assistance, Post 9-11 GI Bill, and other forms of active duty and veterans’ financial assistance. Students should apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
- Complete the online application at online.shorter.edu.
- Students with fewer than 24 transferable credit hours need: high school transcript*, ACT score of 19 or higher/SAT score of 450 (per section) or higher, and high school GPA of 2.25 or higher. Students with more than 24 transferable credit hours need a GPA of 2.0 or higher from a regionally accredited postsecondary institution in the course being transferred. *Students out of high school over 5 years do not need ACT/SAT.
- An Online Enrollment Counselor will contact you regarding additional documentation and further steps to complete the admissions process.