Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts

  • 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 122 students (66% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.

Top Placements

Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts places among the top 20% of community colleges in Missouri for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts(MO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty10 staff41 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts has declined by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment122 students606 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:124:1
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# Full-Time Students80 students606 students
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# Part-Time Students42 students501 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
4%
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% Black
61%
10%
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% White
31%
58%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
3%
% Unknown races
1%
20%
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Diversity Score0.530.61
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College Completion Rate
50%
45%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,000$31,000
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $14,580 is more than the state average of $13,920. The private state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,580$13,920
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$28,455$11,083
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,829$5,675
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Acceptance Rate100%95%
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts is Saint Louis Community College (0.9 miles away).
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Did You Know?
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.