St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis

  • 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-St Louis serves 305 students (52% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.
  • St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis is one of 4 community colleges within Saint Louis City County, MO.
  • The nearest community college to St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis is Saint Louis Community College (1.0 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 44% over five years.
St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis(MO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty10 staff32 staff
St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered811

Student Body

  • The student population of St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis has declined by 22% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment305 students1,126 students
St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio31:127:1
St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students159 students514 students
St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students146 students612 students
St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis Enrollment Breakdown MO All Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
91%
9%
St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis Black (2007-2016)
% White
5%
67%
St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
1%
St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis More (2014-2016)
St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis Ethnicity Breakdown MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.170.51
St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
71%
39%
St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,300$31,200
St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid65%94%
    St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$12,873
    St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$6,496$6,000
    St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Acceptance Rate100%76%
    St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis Percent Admitted (2007-2008)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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