Saint Louis Community College-Meramec

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  • 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 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 33%.
  • Saint Louis Community College-Meramec is one of 10 community colleges within Saint Louis County, MO.
  • The nearest community college to Saint Louis Community College-Meramec is Midwest Institute (2.3 miles away).

Top Placements (Missouri)

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 329 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec(MO) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty329 staff32 staff
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Total Faculty (2014-2016)

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 0.51. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment11,439 students1,126 students
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Total Enrollment (2010-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio35:127:1
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Student Staff Ratio (2014-2016)
# Full-Time Students5,728 students514 students
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Full-Time Students (2010-2016)
# Part-Time Students5,711 students612 students
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Part-Time Students (2010-2016)
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Enrollment Breakdown MO All Enrollment Breakdown
% Unknown races
Diversity Score0.000.51
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Diversity Score (2010-2016)
College Completion Rate (Year 2010)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,400$32,400

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,690 is less than the state average of $5,754. 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 $7,141. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,690$5,754
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec In-State Tuition Fees (2014-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,740$7,141
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Out-State Tuition Fees (2014-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2010)26%88%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2010)$7,500$9,500
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2010)$3,500$4,750
Source: 2016 (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 (2.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 225 students | 2.30 Mi964 South Highway Drive
    Fenton MO  63026
  • 406 students | 3.10 Mi1297 North Highway Drive
    Fenton MO  63026
  • 514 students | 3.20 Mi12900 Maurer Industrial Dr
    Saint Louis MO  63127
  • L'Ecole Culinaire-St Louis
    Private, for profit
    308 students | 5.00 Mi9811 South Forty Drive
    Saint Louis MO  63124
  • 586 students | 6.20 Mi1405 South Hanley Road
    Saint Louis MO  63144
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Did You Know?
For Saint Louis public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,765 per year for in-state students and $10,390 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Saint Louis community colleges have a diversity score of 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Saint Louis is Missouri College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.