Saint Charles Community College: Narrative Description

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4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr.
St. Peters, MO 63376-0975
Tel: (636)922-8000
Admissions: (636)922-8229
Fax: (636)922-8236
E-mail: [email protected]
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1986. Setting: 234-acre small town campus with easy access to St. Louis. Endowment: $6.6 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $4075 per student. Total enrollment: 6,772. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 22:1. 1,710 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 3,339 students, 55% women, 45% men. Part-time: 3,433 students, 66% women, 34% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 6 other countries, 0% from out-of-state, 0.5% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 4% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.3% international, 52% 25 or older, 6% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing, allied health programs. Options: Common Application, early admission, deferred admission. Recommended: high school transcript. Required for some: high school transcript. Placement: ACT COMPASS required; ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $2130 full-time, $71 per credit hour part-time. State resident tuition: $3120 full-time, $104 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $4590 full-time, $153 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 12 open to all. Most popular organizations: Phi Theta Kappa, SCCCC Roller Hockey Club, Student Senate, Criminal Justice Student Organization, Human Services Student Organization. Major annual events: Spring Fling, Fall Fun Blitz, lunchtime seminars. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Learning Resource Center with 54,110 books, 37,219 microform titles, 8,282 serials, 7,624 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $684,379. 117 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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