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.

School Highlights

St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton serves 467 students (74% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton(MO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty15 staff41 staff
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Number of Programs Offered97

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 31:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has grown by 34% over five years.
Total Enrollment467 students606 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:124:1
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# Full-Time Students345 students606 students
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# Part-Time Students122 students501 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
4%
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% Black
47%
10%
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% White
44%
58%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
3%
% Unknown races
1%
20%
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Diversity Score0.580.61
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College Completion Rate
69%
39%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,300$31,000
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Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,116$11,083
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,364$5,675
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Acceptance Rate100%95%
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Source: 2019 (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).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Midwest Institute
    Private for-profit
    275 students | 0.50 Mi2 Soccer Park Drive
    Fenton MO  63026
    (314) 344-4440
    0.50275
  • 11,439 students | 3.20 Mi11333 Big Bend Blvd
    Saint Louis MO  63122
    (314) 984-7500
    3.2011,439
  • 1,530 students | 9.80 Mi2645 Generations Dr
    Wildwood MO  63040
    (636) 422-2000
    9.801,530
  • Hickey College
    Private, for profit
    415 students | 10.90 Mi940 Westport Plaza
    Saint Louis MO  63146
    (314) 434-2212
    10.90415
  • 103 students | 12.80 Mi909 South Taylor Avenue
    Saint Louis MO  63110
    (314) 652-0300
    12.80103
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For Missouri public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,825 per year for in-state students and $5,579 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,920 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Missouri is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Missouri community colleges have a diversity score of 0.61, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Missouri is Concorde Career College-Kansas City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.