Community Colleges
#1099 in Community Colleges

Overview

Shorter College is ranked 1099th in Community Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Shorter College by comparing key academic facts to Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges in Arkansas.
  • It has inexpensive tuition & fees of $5,596.
  • It has small number of students of 223.
  • It offers average (5 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Shorter are $5,596 and it is inexpensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Shorter College $5,596

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges $16,672

2-4 Years Colleges $13,123

Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges in Arkansas $10,478

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Shorter is 42% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Shorter College 42%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges 64%

2-4 Years Colleges 47%

Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges in Arkansas 32%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Shorter is 50% and it is lower (many students stopped or transferred-out) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Shorter College 50%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges 68%

2-4 Years Colleges 65%

Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges in Arkansas 65%

Student Population

The total student population at Shorter is 223 and its population small compared to Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Shorter College 223

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges 423

2-4 Years Colleges 3,035

Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges in Arkansas 332

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Shorter is $4,203 which is 75.11% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is extremely higher compared to Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Shorter College $4,203

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges $6,313

2-4 Years Colleges $4,948

Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges in Arkansas $3,960

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Shorter is 19 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (many students per class/faculty) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Shorter College 19 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges 12 to 1

2-4 Years Colleges 17 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges in Arkansas 10 to 1

Number of Programs

Shorter offers 5 programs and it means average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Shorter College 5

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges 4

2-4 Years Colleges 39

Private (not-for-profit), 2-4 Years Colleges in Arkansas 5