& Financial Aid

Your path to possibility starts here


Shorter College cares about you! We are committed to providing individuals from every walk of life an opportunity to receive an affordable, high quality education. With rich heritage as one of the nation’s 110 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and strong tradition in its affiliation with the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Shorter College has been a training ground for individuals in need of a jumpstart, and often, a second chance.

​The Office of Admissions guides new and returning through the admissions process. Shorter College’s open enrollment policy makes obtaining an associate’s degree possible for any person having earned a high school diploma or GED certificate 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.

​​If you’re ready to begin the exciting journey toward higher education, this is your opportunity!

Welcome to Shorter College…YOU FIT HERE!

For admission documents, tuition information, financial aid eligibility, and scholarship information click here.

Completed admissions documents can be forwarded to:
​​Office of Admissions
​FC James Building
​604 Locust Street
​North Little Rock, AR 72114
​Office: ​(501) 374-6305 x-504

For more information about:
Admissions & Registrar
Phone: ​(501) 374-6305 x504

Financial Aid
Phone: (501) 374-6305 X502

Phone: (501) 374-6305 X506

Imagine Yourself Here

Why Shorter College

A Day in the Life

Welcome to Shorter

Our History Your Future

Daisy Bates, publsiher, civil rights activist, and game changer.

She is best known for her role as mentor and advisor to the group of nine students who integrated Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Bates dedicated her life to the struggle against injustice, and was among this country’s fiercest and most steadfast advocates for civil rights.

Where will your path take you?

“Being named Miss Shorter College 2019-2020 was a crowning achievement, but Kyaira Brown is proving that her full potential is still many chapters to come . . .”

K. Brown, Graduate, AssocArts Criminial Justice


Tour Our Campus

Schedule a tour of the campus, and you’ll see that you’re a perfect fit!

Shorter College in North Little Rock enables dreams to be shaped, and futures to be made.

Where will your path take you?
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