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:
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Saint Louis Community College-Meramec serves 11,439 students (50.07% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.
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Saint Louis Community College-Meramec is one of 14 community colleges within Saint Louis County, MO.
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The nearest community college is Midwest Institute (2.32 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 329 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
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 teachers 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 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment 11,439 students 1,294 students
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Total Enrollment (2009-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1 21:1
# Full-Time Students 5,728 students
822 students
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Full-Time Students (2009-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,711 students
1,025 students
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Part-Time Students (2009-2013)
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
4%
2%
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Asian (2009-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Hispanic (2009-2013)
% Black
9%
12%
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Black (2009-2013)
% White
82%
57%
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec White (2009-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec More (2009-2013)
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity 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. 0.32 0.53
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 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,740 $10,252
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.

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Did You Know?
For Saint Louis, 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, 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 0.36, which is lower than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Saint Louis, MO is Anthem College-Maryland Heights. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.