• Stevens - The Institute of Business & Arts (Siba) got it`s start as Patricia Stevens College in 1947. Our campus at 1521 Washington Avenue is located in the heart of St. Louis` revitalized Garment District. Our building was constructed in 1917 for the George E Keith shoe factory.Since our start more than 70 years ago, Siba has been committed to offering small class sizes, individual attention, and expert instructors. Our nurturing environment and adaptability help you develop the skills today`s employers seek in graduates. We strive to make our community accessible to students of all backgrounds by offering a variety of financial aid options. Since our establishment, we have been dedicated to strengthening our region with a committed presence downtown and exceptional graduates.

School Highlights

Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts serves 109 students (44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 109 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,580
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 74%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts
(MO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
14 staff
139 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts has declined by 36% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
109 students
1,756 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
48 students
1,145 students
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# Part-Time Students
61 students
1,203 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
113 students
213 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
48 students
1,145 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
11 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
61 students
908 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
13 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
204 students
% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
4%
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% Black
55%
7%
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% White
26%
62%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
3%
n/a
% Unknown races
6%
21%
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Diversity Score
0.63
0.56
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
50%
38%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.03%
1.12%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$27,000
$30,100
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $14,580 is less than the state average of $14,625. The private state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$14,580
$14,625
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
88%
92%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$26,750
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$8,473
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
100%
90%
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SAT Reading
n/a
525
SAT Math
n/a
475
SAT Writing
n/a
510
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
22
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Stevens Institute of Business & Arts (SIBA) offers a wide variety of programs to study. We offer a 36 month Bachelors' Degree program in Interior Design, Business Administration, Paralegal Studies and Retail Management / Fashion Merchandising. We offer 18 month Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Tourism and Hospitality Management, Interior Design, Business Administration,Paralegal Studies, and Retail Management/Fashion Merchandising. Our average class size is 10-15 students, which allows for plenty of interaction among classmates and instructors. Each faculty member holds a degree related to the classes they teach, and they possess valuable practical experience in their fields. The placement rate for the college's graduates is 90%-100%. Stevens - The Institute of Business & Arts also helps its graduates set up job interviews and instructs them on setting goals, writing resumes, interview skills, and helps them develop professionalism in dress and attitude. Siba is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award certificates, diplomas, Associate in Applied Science degrees and Bachelor of Science and Arts degrees. We have rolling applications/enrollments and applicants must have a high school diploma or a state GED.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts cost?

Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts's private state tuition is approximately $14,580.

What is the acceptance rate of Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts?

The acceptance rate of Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 90%.

What is Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts's ranking?

Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts ranks among the top 20% of community college in Missouri for: Diversity in US community colleges, Average community college minority breakdown and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 109 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,580
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 74%
  • Source: Verified school update

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