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Adult Education

Thank You For Considering
The Adult Education Program
At Shorter College.
What We Offer

Our Adult Education Services at Shorter College provide a comprehensive
suite of programs designed to empower individuals at various stages of their
educational and career journeys. We offer G.E.D.® Preparation to help
students earn their high school equivalency diplomas and Employability
and Workforce Skills training to enhance job readiness. For non-native
English speakers, our English as a Second Language (ESL) courses
facilitate language proficiency. Basic Skills Improvement and College
Prep programs ensure foundational academic skills and readiness for
higher education. Our Refresher Courses aid those looking to update their
knowledge in specific areas, while Distance Education Classes offer the
flexibility of online learning. Additionally, our Workforce Alliance for
Growth in the Economy (WAGE) initiative focuses on equipping students.

What You Will Need to Enroll
  • Be 16 years of age or older
  • Take the Test of Adult Basic Education
    (TABE) Assessment
  • Driver’s license or ID
    Social Security Card
  • Attend orientation
Our Program Requirements
  • If unemployed or working part-time, students should complete
    a minimum of twenty (20) hours per week.
  • If employed full-time, students should complete a minimum
    of ten (10) hours per week.
Hours of Operation

M-TH 9:00-7:00
Friday 9:00-12:00

Contact Details

Adult Education
At Shorter College
604 N Locust St
North Little Rock, AR 72114
(501) 374-6305 ext. 402 or ext 226


Once again, thank you for considering the Adult Education Program
at Shorter College to begin 'Your Path To Possible.'

To begin your journey with Adult Education
and the GED program, please complete the
entire Intake packet and all other attached
forms (PDFs) and email them to

If you have any questions, you may contact
Reverend Senter at  501-415-1019.

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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. For more than a decade, the offerings and innovations from our institution have led Shorter College to a continuing ranking as the fastest-growing college campus in Central Arkansas.
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