St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton

1297 North Highway Drive
Fenton, MO 63026
Tel: (636)529-0000
406 students
Pivate, 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 406 students (56% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton is one of 10 community colleges within Saint Louis County, MO.
The nearest community college is Saint Louis Community College-Meramec (3.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 58% over five years.
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton (MO) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 15 staff 24 staff
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Total Faculty (2006-2014)
Number of Programs Offered 12 n/a

Student Body

The student population of 406 has grown by 46% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has declined by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment 406 students 580 students
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1 28:1
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 228 students 396 students
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 178 students 501 students
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Enrollment Breakdown MO All Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
2%
3%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Hispanic (2009-2014)
% Black
18%
9%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Black (2006-2014)
% White
73%
67%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton More (2011-2014)
% Unknown races
6%
19%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton 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. 0.43 0.51
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $25,365 is more than the state average of $13,610.
Private State Tuition Fees $25,365 $13,610
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 82% 94%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Percent Admitted 79% 81%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton Percent Admitted (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Saint Louis County, MO private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,610 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 0.32, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Saint Louis County, MO is Missouri College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.