St. Louis Community College at Meramec: Narrative Description

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11333 Big Bend Blvd.
Kirkwood, MO 63122-5720
Tel: (314)984-7500
Admissions: (314)984-7609
Fax: (314)984-7117
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District-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of St. Louis Community College System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1963. Setting: 80-acre suburban campus with easy access to St. Louis. Educational spending 2003-04: $1304 per student. Total enrollment: 12,607. Students come from 10 states and territories, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 4% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 42% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, freshman honors college, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at The New England Banking Institute. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing, paramedic, occupational therapy, physical therapy programs. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required for some: high school transcript, interview. Placement: Michigan Test of English Language Proficiency required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $72 per credit hour part-time. State resident tuition: $93 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $128 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 50 open to all. Most popular organizations: Phi Theta Kappa, Scuba Club, International Club, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Horticulture Club. Major annual events: Las Vegas Night, Friday Night Movies, barbecues. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. Meramec Library with 58,911 books and 500 serials. 420 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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