St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton
- 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.
- The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 58% over five years.
|St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton||(MO) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Private, for profit||Private, non-profit|
|Total Faculty||15 staff||25 staff|
|Number of Programs Offered||12||11|
|Total Enrollment||406 students||1,147 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||27:1||28:1|
|# Full-Time Students||228 students||514 students|
|# Part-Time Students||178 students||633 students|
|% Two or more races|
|% Unknown races|
|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.||0.43||0.51|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$25,300||$31,200|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||82%||94%|
|Median Debt for Graduates||$9,500||$12,874|
|Median Debt for Dropouts||$6,496||$6,000|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- College Location Mi. Students
- 11,439 students | 3.10 Mi11333 Big Bend Blvd
Saint Louis,  MO  63122
- 514 students | 3.20 Mi12900 Maurer Industrial Dr
Saint Louis,  MO  63127
- 225 students | 5.10 Mi964 South Highway Drive
Fenton,  MO  63026
- 308 students | 7.60 Mi9811 South Forty Drive
Saint Louis,  MO  63124
- 586 students | 9.30 Mi1405 South Hanley Road
Saint Louis,  MO  63144
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