Saint Louis Community College-Meramec

  • Meramec offers unique career and technical programs in areas such as horticulture, occupational therapy assistant, physical therapist assistant, architectural technology, interior design and information reporting technology. The campus is home to the Center for Visual Technology, a set of state-of-the-art instruction labs containing the latest Macintosh computer workstations, operating systems and software available. The Center for Visual Technology is a component of the campus' Center of Excellence - Digital Arts and Technology Alliance and serves students who are training for careers in emerging visual arts areas. The art program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

School Highlights

Saint Louis Community College-Meramec serves 11,439 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.

Top Rankings

Saint Louis Community College-Meramec ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Missouri for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 329 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec(MO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's--Public Urban-serving MulticampusAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty329 staff62 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Saint Louis Community College-Meramec 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-Meramec diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment11,439 students1,701 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio35:124:1
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# Full-Time Students5,728 students638 students
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# Part-Time Students5,711 students1,063 students
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% Asian
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2%
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% Hispanic
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4%
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% Black
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10%
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% White
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58%
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% Two or more races
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3%
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% Unknown races
100%
20%
Diversity Score0.000.61
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College Completion Rate (Year 2010)
12%
41%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,400$32,400

Tuition Cost 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 Aid26%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2010)$7,500$9,309
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2010)$3,500$4,750
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • St. Louis Community College is the largest community college system in Missouri and one of the largest in the United States. The college serves an area of approximately 700 square miles that includes the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County and portions of Jefferson and Franklin counties. 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. Meramec is the largest single community college campus in Missouri – 13,000 college-credit students and more than 10,000 adult education students per semester. 70% of our students who plan to transfer, transfer to four-year universities. We offer more than 50 career programs. Meramec also provides diverse educational opportunities at its new South County Education and University Center, located at Meramec Bottom and Lemay Ferry Roads, and its West County Education Center in Ballwin. The college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Saint Louis Community College-Meramec is Midwest Institute (2.9 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Midwest Institute
    Private for-profit
    275 students | 2.90 Mi2 Soccer Park Drive
    Fenton, MO 63026
    (314) 344-4440
    2.90275
  • 467 students | 3.20 Mi1297 North Highway Drive
    Fenton, MO 63026
    (636) 529-0000
    3.20467
  • Hickey College
    Private, for profit
    415 students | 9.30 Mi940 Westport Plaza
    Saint Louis, MO 63146
    (314) 434-2212
    9.30415
  • 103 students | 9.60 Mi909 South Taylor Avenue
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
    (314) 652-0300
    9.60103
  • Ranken Technical College
    Ranken Technical College Photo - Ranken Technical College
    Private not-for-profit
    1,698 students | 10.90 Mi4431 Finney Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63113
    (314) 371-0236
    10.901,698
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Did You Know?
Saint Louis community colleges have a diversity score of 0.19, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Saint Louis is Ranken Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.