Midwest Institute

964 South Highway Drive
Fenton, MO 63026
Tel: (314)344-4440
  • Midwest Institute offers career focused curriculum with hands on learning. This environment allows students to gain real world experience. From the first day of class, we will work with you as you experience the different stages of building your career. The needs of future employers is the foundation of this process. Our goal is to provide you with the tools necessary to enter your health care Career as an educated and marketable employee. Midwest Institute seeks students who have a sincere interest in the medical field. Your interest, motivation and commitment are a few of the factors measured when considering your acceptance to a program. Midwest Institute has earned an excellent reputation in the community and a solid job placement record for its students. Let us assist you in choosing the career path that best suits your aspirations and expectations. Our programs include medical assisting, dental assisting, veterinary assisting, pharmacy technician, massage therapy, medical office coding and billing, associate of occupational science degree in medical office assisting, associate of occupational science degree in medical massage science, HVAC technician.
School Highlights
  • Midwest Institute serves 225 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
  • Midwest Institute is one of 10 community colleges within Saint Louis County, MO.
  • The nearest community college is Saint Louis Community College-Meramec (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Midwest Institute (MO) 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 Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 11 staff 24 staff
Midwest Institute Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered 8 11

Student Body

  • The student population of 225 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 225 students 897 students
Midwest Institute Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 28:1
Midwest Institute Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 225 students 396 students
Midwest Institute Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students - 501 students
Midwest Institute Part-Time Students (2007-2009)
Midwest Institute Enrollment Breakdown MO All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Midwest Institute Asian (2009-2016)
% Hispanic
Midwest Institute Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Midwest Institute Black (2007-2016)
% White
Midwest Institute White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Midwest Institute More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Midwest Institute 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. 0.47 0.51
Midwest Institute Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Midwest Institute Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $21,500 -
Midwest Institute Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86% 94%
Midwest Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates $9,500 -
Midwest Institute Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $6,000 -
Midwest Institute Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 96% 81%
Midwest Institute Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
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 0.29, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Saint Louis County, MO is Missouri College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.