St Charles Community College

4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr
Cottleville, MO 63376
Tel: (636)922-8000
7,477 students
Public institution
St. Charles Community College is an accredited, affordable, and accessible learning environment providing life-changing opportunities for personal growth and professional success.
School Highlights:
St Charles Community College serves 7,477 students (47% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 20%.
St Charles Community College is one of 3 community colleges within St. Charles County, MO.
The nearest community college is Sanford-Brown College-St Peters (3.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 200 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
St Charles Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 200 staff
59 staff
St Charles Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 7,477 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has decreased from 39:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,477 students
1,282 students
St Charles Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 37:1
St Charles Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
3,549 students
810 students
St Charles Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,928 students
1,017 students
St Charles Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
St Charles Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
St Charles Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
St Charles Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
St Charles Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
St Charles Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
St Charles Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
St Charles Community College Unknown (2010-2013)
% Non Resident races
St Charles Community College non_resident (2007-2013)
St Charles Community College 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. 0.17 0.53
St Charles Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,552 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,280 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,552 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,280 $10,294
St Charles Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 81%
St Charles Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

St Charles Community College was established in 1986; first classes in 1987. A public, comprehensive two-year community college with more than 60 associate's degree and certificate program pathways in the arts, business, and sciences, as well as career-technical fields. Offers community-based classes, workshops, seminars, and events and develops educational partnerships with schools, businesses, agencies, and institutions. The College District covers nearly all of St. Charles County, comprising the Francis Howell, St. Charles, Wentzville, Fort Zumwalt, and Orchard Farm school districts. SCC's broader service area includes the counties of Callaway, Lincoln, Montgomery, and Pike. Our beautiful 235-acre SCC campus is a source of pride for the entire community, with top-notch instruction and services geared to student success. The new Social Sciences Building, Visual Arts Building, and Café-Bookstore will provide 130,000 square feet of much-needed new space, including more than 35 classrooms and studios, a learning center, and multipurpose meeting areas. Students will enjoy the relaxed setting of the combined café and bookstore, soon to go "wireless" for laptop computer use. The three-building expansion brings the total number to 12 buildings on the beautiful 235-acre campus in Cottleville. St. Charles Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Saint Peters Sanford-Brown College-St Peters
    Private for-profit
    100 Richmond Center Blvd
    Saint Peters, MO 63376
    3.1  Mi  |  77  students
  • St Charles Vatterott College-St Charles
    Private for-profit
    3550 W. Clay Street
    St Charles, MO 63301
    5.3  Mi  |  253  students
  • Maryland Heights Anthem College-Maryland Heights
    Private for-profit
    13723 Riverport Drive Suite 103
    Maryland Heights, MO 63042
    9.4  Mi  |  208  students
  • Saint Louis Hickey College
    Private for-profit
    940 Westport Plaza
    Saint Louis, MO 63146
    11.2  Mi  |  379  students
  • Wildwood Saint Louis Community College-Wildwood
    2645 Generations Dr
    Wildwood, MO 63040
    12.8  Mi  |  1530  students
Recent Articles
Community Colleges Offer Online Options
Community Colleges Offer Online Options
Community colleges have responded to the needs of working adults with online options.
Arizona Community Colleges Defunded: What Students Need to Know
Leading the country in slashing public education spending, Arizona voted to defund higher education, including Pima and Maricopa Community College Districts, leaving many Arizona college students wondering what this new state legislation means for the future of their education.
5 Alternative Methods for Earning Community College Credits
Not all community college students spend their winter and summer break on vacation. Some utilize that time to take a few extra classes and earn credits that can help them graduate early. Other students test out of courses and receive credit for work experiences in order to get ahead. In this article, learn about the various methods you can use to pursue extra college credits.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

Did You Know?
For Missouri public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,853 per year for in-state students and $6,240 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,404 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Missouri is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Missouri 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 0.34, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Missouri is Concorde Career Colleges. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.