St Charles Community College

4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr
Cottleville, MO 63376-0975
Tel: (636)922-8000
7,153 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 7,153 students (48% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
St Charles Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Saint Charles County, MO.
The nearest community college is Vatterott College-St Charles (5.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 197 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
St Charles Community College (MO) 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 Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 197 staff 24 staff
St Charles Community College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

The student population of 7,153 has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has decreased from 43:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 7,153 students 580 students
St Charles Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1 28:1
St Charles Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 3,466 students 396 students
St Charles Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 3,687 students 501 students
St Charles Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
St Charles Community College Enrollment Breakdown MO All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
St Charles Community College Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
St Charles Community College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
St Charles Community College Black (2007-2015)
% White
St Charles Community College White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
St Charles Community College More (2011-2015)
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
St Charles Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MO All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.24 0.51
St Charles Community College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,240 is less than the state average of $3,690. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,872 is less than the state average of $4,950. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,240 $3,690
St Charles Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,872 $4,950
St Charles Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 80% 94%
St Charles Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Missouri public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,690 per year for in-state students and $4,950 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,610 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Missouri is 83%. 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 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Missouri is Concorde Career College-Kansas City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.