3400 Pershall Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63135
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • The Florissant Valley campus is known for excellence in engineering and technology, in addition to a strong general education curriculum. The campus is home to St. Louis' only two-year biotechnology program, which is a leader in providing highly skilled workers for this emerging industry. Florissant Valley also offers unique programs in chemical technology and deaf communications, and has nationally recognized programs in art and childcare. The childcare program has an on-site Child Development Center, which is a national model, licensed by the state of Missouri and the National Association for the Education of the Young Child.

School Highlights

Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley serves 7,438 students (43% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 38%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 7,438 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,690
  • Out-state tuition: $4,740
  • Student:teacher ratio: 35:1
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 215 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley
(MO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
215 staff
139 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,438 students
1,756 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
35:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
3,177 students
1,145 students
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# Part-Time Students
4,261 students
1,203 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
n/a
213 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
7,438 students
1,145 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
11 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
908 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
13 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
204 students
% Asian
n/a
2%
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% Hispanic
n/a
4%
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% Black
n/a
7%
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% White
n/a
62%
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% Two or more races
n/a
4%
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% Unknown races
100%
21%
Diversity Score
n/a
0.56
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years) (Year 2010)
9%
32%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.12%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2010)
$32,400
$32,400

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,690 is less than the state average of $3,825. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,740 is less than the state average of $5,579. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,690
$3,825
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$4,740
$5,579
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
47%
83%
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Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2010)
$7,500
$8,296
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2010)
$3,500
$4,074
Acceptance Rate
n/a
90%
SAT Reading
n/a
525
SAT Math
n/a
475
SAT Writing
n/a
510
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
22
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Today, with a service area that spans 718 square miles, St. Louis Community College is Missouri's largest and one of the nation's most noted community college systems. Nearly 65,000 persons of all ages and educational backgrounds enroll for credit and non-credit courses each semester. Approximately one-half the households in the St. Louis area have at least one person who has attended the college. St. Louis Community College's three campuses, Florissant Valley, Forest Park and Meramec, are shaped by their urban and suburban communities, and many programs are planned for the needs and special interests of their surrounding areas. The campuses offer freshman- and sophomore-level college transfer, career and developmental programs, plus non-credit continuing education courses. Each campus was designed to serve an area population of 400,000 to 600,000. Because the campuses primarily serve local students, sites were chosen on the basis of commuter access, availability of public transportation, cost, size, utilities, environment, projected population growth and community interest. The college also offers credit and non-credit courses through its continuing education programs. The courses, offered at more than 50 locations, represent program areas ranging from on-site career training at businesses, industries and government agencies to personal subjects to instructional television. Florissant Valley is situated on 108 acres of rolling, wooded hills in North St. Louis County. The well-lighted and well-maintained campus is conveniently located on Highway 270 near Highway 170. The campus is known for excellence in engineering and technology, teacher education and general education. A nationally recognized art program, chemical technology program and child care program with a Child Development Center are located on the Florissant Valley campus. About 10,000 students are enrolled in transfer, career and continuing education courses.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley cost?

Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley's tuition is approximately $3,690 for In-State students and $4,740 for Out-State students.

What is Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley's ranking?

Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley ranks among the top 20% of community college in Missouri for: Least expensive tuition, Average community college minority breakdown, Largest student body and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 7,438 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,690
  • Out-state tuition: $4,740
  • Student:teacher ratio: 35:1
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

St. Louis County, MO community colleges have a diversity score of 0.79, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in St. Louis County, MO is Midwest Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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