Shorter College

Private, 2-4 Years School Located in N Little Rock, AR

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How much is the Shorter tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Shorter's tuition & fees is $6,246.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $22,619 when a student lives off-campus.

Shorter Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$6,246
Books & Supplies Costs$650
Off-campus Room & Board$9,144
Off-campus Expenses$6,579
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$6,972

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Shorter' tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, 2-4 years colleges in Arkansas, its tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $17,236.
Shorter College$6,246
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Arkansas 2-4 Years Colleges$13,726
Public Schools$5,423$8,461
Private Schools$17,236

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Shorter and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationTuition & Fees
Shorter CollegeN Little Rock, AR$6,246
Black River Technical CollegePocahontas, AR$7,242
Ozarka CollegeMelbourne, AR$6,820
University of Arkansas Community College-MorriltonMorrilton, AR$4,176
University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical CollegeNorth Little Rock, AR$7,248

Financial Aid and COA

At Shorter College, 198 students (81%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $6,601.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Shorter is $16,018 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 53 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $6,513 and the average amount of student loans is $8,806.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (off-campus)$22,619
Tuition & Fees$6,246
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$16,373
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$16,018
Average Financial Aid$6,601
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship19881%$6,601
Pell Grants19680%$6,480
Federal Student Loan19379%$8,427
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid5395%-
Grants or Scholarships5293%$6,513
Federal Grants5089%$6,477
Pell Grants5089%$6,070
Other Federal Grants5089%$407
State/Local Grants24%$2,998
Institutional Grants24%$4,414
Student Loan Aid5191%$8,806
Federal Student Loans5191%$8,806
Other Student Loans0--

Student Population

Shorter College has a total of 321 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 75 male students and 170 female students attending Shorter.
Undergraduate245 75170

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address604 Locust St, N Little Rock, AR
Degree & Programs
Program Offered6 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population321
Graduation Rate10%
Retention Rate32% (Full-time), 14% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate12 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties13 (Full-time), 57 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs37 (Full-time), 62 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$37,614
Average Staff Salary$57,560