St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton

1297 North Highway Drive
Fenton, MO 63026
Tel: (636)529-0000
315 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:
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St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton serves 315 students (69.21% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.
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St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton is one of 14 community colleges within St. Louis County, MO.
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The nearest community college is Sanford-Brown College-Fenton (1.32 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 525% 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
Total Faculty 25 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 315 teachers has grown by 270% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 5:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment 315 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 218 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 97 students
1,017 students
% Hispanic
1%
7%
% Black
19%
12%
% White
73%
57%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
6%
3%
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 72%
89%
Percent Admitted 32%
79%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

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  • Fenton
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    FentonMO 63026
    (636)651-1600
    1.32 Mi | 204 students
  • Fenton
    Anthem College-Fenton
    Private for-profit
    645 Gravois Bluffs Blvd
    FentonMO 63026
    (954)400-2000
    3.01 Mi | 208 students
  • Kirkwood
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    KirkwoodMO 63122
    (314)984-7500
    3.09 Mi | 11,439 students
  • Sunset Hills
    12900 Maurer Industrial Dr
    Sunset HillsMO 63127
    (314)843-4200
    3.22 Mi | 505 students
  • Fenton
    Midwest Institute
    Private for-profit
    964 South Highway Drive
    FentonMO 63026
    (314)344-4440
    5.06 Mi | 176 students
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For Saint Louis, MO private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,080 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.