St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton

1297 North Highway Drive
Fenton, MO 63026
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  • 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 470 students (74% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.

Top Rankings

St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Missouri for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton(MO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions SchoolsAssociate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty47 staff102 staff
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Number of Programs Offered97
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Student Body

The student population of St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton has grown by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment470 students1,850 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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# Full-Time Students347 students680 students
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# Part-Time Students123 students1,170 students
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% Asian
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2%
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% Hispanic
3%
5%
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% Black
56%
10%
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% White
37%
60%
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% Two or more races
1%
4%
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% Unknown races
2%
19%
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Diversity Score0.550.59
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College Completion Rate
69%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,300$30,100
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,686$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate100%83%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton is Midwest Institute (0.5 miles away).
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Did You Know?
Saint Louis County, MO community colleges have a diversity score of 0.30, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Saint Louis County, MO is Saint Louis Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.