Saint Louis Community College-Meramec

11333 Big Bend Blvd
Kirkwood, MO 63122
Tel: (314)984-7500
11,439 students
Public institution
Meramec offers unique career and technical programs in areas such as horticulture, occupational therapy assistant, physical therapist assistant, architectural technology, interior design and information reporting technology. The campus is home to the Center for Visual Technology, a set of state-of-the-art instruction labs containing the latest Macintosh computer workstations, operating systems and software available. The Center for Visual Technology is a component of the campus' Center of Excellence - Digital Arts and Technology Alliance and serves students who are training for careers in emerging visual arts areas. The art program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.
School Highlights:
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec serves 11,439 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec is one of 14 community colleges within Saint Louis County, MO.
The nearest community college is Midwest Institute (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 329 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 329 staff 61 staff

Student Body

The student population of 11,439 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 143% over five years.
Total Enrollment 11,439 students 1,296 students
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Total Enrollment (2009-2013)
Student:Teacher Ratio 35:1 21:1
# Full-Time Students 5,728 students
814 students
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Full-Time Students (2009-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,711 students
1,040 students
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Part-Time Students (2009-2013)
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 1.00 0.68
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Diversity Score (2009-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,690 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,740 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,690 $5,660
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,740 $10,250
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • St. Louis Community College is the largest community college system in Missouri and one of the largest in the United States. The college serves an area of approximately 700 square miles that includes the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County and portions of Jefferson and Franklin counties. St. Louis Community College's three campuses, Florissant Valley, Forest Park and Meramec, are shaped by their urban and suburban communities, and many programs are planned for the needs and special interests of their surrounding areas. The campuses offer freshman- and sophomore-level college transfer, career and developmental programs, plus non-credit continuing education courses. Each campus was designed to serve an area population of 400,000 to 600,000. Meramec is the largest single community college campus in Missouri – 13,000 college-credit students and more than 10,000 adult education students per semester. 70% of our students who plan to transfer, transfer to four-year universities. We offer more than 50 career programs. Meramec also provides diverse educational opportunities at its new South County Education and University Center, located at Meramec Bottom and Lemay Ferry Roads, and its West County Education Center in Ballwin. The college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 176 students | 2.30 Mi964 South Highway Drive
    Fenton, MO 63026
    (314)344-4440
    2.30176
  • 315 students | 3.10 Mi1297 North Highway Drive
    Fenton, MO 63026
    (636)529-0000
    3.10315
  • 505 students | 3.20 Mi12900 Maurer Industrial Dr
    Sunset Hills, MO 63127
    (314)843-4200
    3.20505
  • 208 students | 4.10 Mi645 Gravois Bluffs Blvd
    Fenton, MO 63026
    (954)400-2000
    4.10208
  • 204 students | 4.10 Mi1345 Smizer Mill Road
    Fenton, MO 63026
    (636)651-1600
    4.10204
Recent Articles
January 22, 2016
Many degree programs require students to take electives but what are the pros and cons of elective courses?
December 03, 2015
Tuition expenses continue to rise each and every year, forcing students to find ever more creative ways to raise money. In this article you will find plenty of creative ways to raise money for school.
November 05, 2015
More and more, students are choosing to go to community college over traditional four-year universities but community colleges still have a bad reputation. Learn why in this informative article.
Did You Know?
For Saint Louis County, MO public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $10,889 per year for in-state students and $11,339 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,114 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Saint Louis County, MO community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Saint Louis County, MO is Sanford-Brown College-Fenton. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.