St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton

1297 North Highway Drive
Fenton, MO 63026
Tel: (636)529-0000
315 students
Public institution
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 315 students (69% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
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 (1.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 525% over five years.
College St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 25 staff
61 staff
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 315 has grown by 270% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment 315 students 1,315 students
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 218 students
815 students
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 97 students
1,061 students
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
1%
20%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Hispanic (2009-2013)
% Black
19%
15%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Black (2006-2013)
% White
73%
49%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
6%
6%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Unknown (2006-2013)
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton 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. 0.43 0.70
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

Percent Admitted 32%
81%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
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  • 505 students | 3.20 Mi12900 Maurer Industrial Dr
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  • 176 students | 5.10 Mi964 South Highway Drive
    Fenton, MO 63026
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Did You Know?
For Saint Louis County, 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 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 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Saint Louis County, MO is Sanford-Brown College-Fenton. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.