About Shorter College

General Overview


College History

Strategic Plan

Quick Facts

Founding Date:

May 1886

School Mascot:

The Bulldogs

School Motto:

"Cogito Egro Sum"

"I think therefore I am"

School Colors:

Blue and Gold

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 (HBCUs) and the only two-year HBCU in the state of Arkansas. With a Spring 2013 enrollment of 236 students, Shorter College is the fastest-growing campus in 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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Shorter College is an educational ministry of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.

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