St. Louis Christian College: Narrative Description

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1360 Grandview Dr.
Florissant, MO 63033-6499
Tel: (314)837-6777; 800-887-SLCC; Admissions: (314)837-6777; Fax: (314)837-8291; Web Site:

Description: Independent Christian, 4-year, specialized, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1956. Setting: 20-acre suburban campus with easy access to St. Louis. Endowment: $577,910. Educational spending 2002-03: $4758 per student. Total enrollment: 213. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 55 applied, 76% were admitted. 19% from top 10% of their high school class, 38% from top quarter, 69% from top half. Full-time: 143 students, 44% women, 56% men. Part-time: 70 students, 51% women, 49% men. Students come from 11 states and territories, 3 other countries, 37% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 27% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 42% 25 or older, 38% live on campus, 6% transferred in. Retention: 65% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Option: early admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations, ACT. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Required for some: interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 8/15. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. Comprehensive fee: $12,860 includes full-time tuition ($7680) and college room and board ($5180). Room and board charges vary according to housing facility. Part-time tuition: $240 per hour.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 3 open to all. Most popular organizations: World Christians Unlimited, Drama Club, pep band. Major annual events: Jam Fest, Jesus Encounter, Junior High Winterfest. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, controlled dormitory access, night security. 150 college housing spaces available; 92 were occupied in 2002-03. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. St. Louis Christian College Library with 39,728 books, 144 serials, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $70,631. 11 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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