About Shorter College

Shorter College is a private, faith-based, two-year liberal arts college located in North Little Rock, Arkansas.  Founded in 1886 by the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Shorter College is one of the nation’s 110 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and the only private, two-year HBCU in the nation.  With a Fall 2014 enrollment of over 400 students, Shorter College is the fastest growing campus is Central Arkansas.

​Shorter College’s open enrollment policy makes obtaining an associate’s level degree possible for any person having earned a high school diploma or GED completion from an accredited agency. Small, intimate classroom settings and an outstanding faculty create an enjoyable and supportive atmosphere for learning that empowers students to excel toward the pursuit of academic excellence.

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