St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton

1297 North Highway Drive, Fenton
MO, 63026
Tel: (636)529-0000
279 students
Private for-profit
St. Louis College of Health Careers (SLCHC) fosters an environment of positive change and growth within itself, the community, and the greater St. Louis Metropolitan area. The College places special emphasis in assisting the unemployed or underemployed and those seeking to learn new job skills, thus moving individuals closer to full economic independence. SLCHC educates allied health professionals to meet the ever-changing needs of the health care sector. SLCHC develops and refines programs based on current health care trends. Since its founding, the College has embraced those seeking an avenue through which to improve their quality of life. Our goals at St. Louis College of Health Careers, are to Provide a supportive, flexible learning environment, Provide the opportunity for career training, Develop self-sufficient graduates, Provide ongoing outreach and guidance services that develop self-esteem and critical thinking, Assist in employment preparation and job search. St. Louis College of Health Careers has maintained a fundamental educational philosophy since its inception, and is dedicated to meeting the educational needs and professional expectations of its students. The College strives to prepare students to become competent members of the health care community. To this end, the College developed an educational structure that combines theoretical instruction with clinical experience in a specialized field, and believes this combination will best prepare students for technical careers in health care. SLCHC believes that a medical professional is best trained in a health care environment. For this reason, clinical experiences are offered within medical facilities in the St. Louis area, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, doctors’ offices, and clinics. This allows clinical instruction in a modern health care environment. Qualified educators and health care professionals supervise both classroom instruction and the clinical experience.
School Highlights:
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton serves 279 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 20%.
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton is one of 14 community colleges within Saint Louis County, MO.
The nearest community college is Sanford-Brown College-Fenton (1.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 279 teachers has grown by 179% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 327% over five years.
Total Enrollment
279 students
1,303 students
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
279 students
834 students
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton sch enrollment St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Hispanic (2009-2012)
% Black
29%
11%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Black (2006-2012)
% White
67%
66%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton More (2011-2012)
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton sch ethnicity St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton sta ethnicity
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. 0.47 0.44
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $25,365 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $25,365 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $25,365 $5,890
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $25,365 $10,050
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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    Fenton , MO , 63026
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    964 South Highway Drive
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Did You Know?
For Saint Louis County, MO public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,228 per year for in-state students and $7,015 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,235 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 0.36, which is lower than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Saint Louis County, MO is Anthem College-Maryland Heights. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.