Saint Louis Community College (179308)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,970
5.26% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$7,635
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.79%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
14,301
37% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
21.9%
429 Graduates

About

Saint Louis Community College (179308) is a higher education institution located in St. Louis County, MO. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Saint Louis Community College (179308) were Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,327 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (205 degrees), and Dental Hygiene (39 degrees).

In 2022, 2,381 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Saint Louis Community College (179308). 66.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,488 degrees), 2.91 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (512 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Louis Community College (179308) is $2,970, which is $−5,142 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Saint Louis Community College (179308) is $2,970, which is $−5,142 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,635.

In 2022, 56% of undergraduate students attending Saint Louis Community College (179308) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 5% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,970
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Saint Louis Community College (179308) was $2,970. The cost of tuition at Saint Louis Community College (179308) is $−5,142 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,635
2022 Value
2.94%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Saint Louis Community College (179308) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,635. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Saint Louis Community College (179308) grew by 2.94%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,400
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saint Louis Community College (179308) was of $5,400 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
5%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

56% of undergraduate students at Saint Louis Community College (179308) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 9.8% with respect to 2021, when 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.79%
2019 Default Rate
45
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Saint Louis Community College (179308) was 3.79%, which represents 45 out of the 1188 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Saint Louis Community College (179308) had a total enrollment of 14,301 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Saint Louis Community College (179308) is 5,294 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,007. This means that 37% of students enrolled at Saint Louis Community College (179308) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Saint Louis Community College (179308), both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.8% White, 31.1% Black or African American, 5.17% Hispanic or Latino, 5.03% Two or More Races, 4.23% Asian, 0.273% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0909% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Saint Louis Community College (179308) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.3%), followed by White Male (23.9%) and Black or African American Female (17.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

37%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Saint Louis Community College (179308) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,301 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Louis Community College (179308) is 5,294 and the part-time enrollment is 9,007. This means that 37% of students enrolled at Saint Louis Community College (179308) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Saint Louis Community College (179308) was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Saint Louis Community College (179308) had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    7,264 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    4,454 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    739 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Saint Louis Community College (179308) is 50.8% White, 31.1% Black or African American, 5.17% Hispanic or Latino, 5.03% Two or More Races, 4.23% Asian, 0.273% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0909% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 290 students (2.03%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 775 more women than men received degrees from Saint Louis Community College (179308). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Saint Louis Community College (179308) is white (1,488 degrees awarded). There were 2.91 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (512 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Saint Louis Community College (179308) is Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,327 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (205 degrees) and Dental Hygiene (39 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Saint Louis Community College (179308), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,327 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (32 degrees), and Science Technologies (7 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Louis Community College (179308) are Social workers, all other (158,538 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (104,169 people), Other managers (68,526 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (49,779 people), and Postsecondary teachers (42,999 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Louis Community College (179308) in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,327 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (32 degrees), Science Technologies (7 degrees), Legal (48 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (54 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Louis Community College (179308) are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Saint Louis Community College (179308) are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,327 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (32 degrees), Science Technologies (7 degrees), Legal (48 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (54 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Louis Community College (179308) are Elementary & secondary schools (252,936 people), Individual & family services (109,201 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (106,456 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (99,475 people), and Outpatient care centers (62,312 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Louis Community College (179308) are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,327 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (32 degrees), Science Technologies (7 degrees), Legal (48 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (54 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Saint Louis Community College (179308).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 1,327 degrees awarded
  2. 205 degrees awarded
  3. 39 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Saint Louis Community College (179308) was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 1,327 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

803
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,578
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 803 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Louis Community College (179308), which is 0.509 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,578).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 473 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Louis Community College (179308) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.554 times less than the 854 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 854 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Louis Community College (179308) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.81 times more than the 473 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
21%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 12% of students graduating from Saint Louis Community College (179308) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 21% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 26% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Saint Louis Community College (179308) is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.5% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,488 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    512 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    109 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Saint Louis Community College (179308) is white (1,488 degrees awarded). There were 2.91 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (512 degrees).

2.14% of degree recipients (51 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    956 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    532 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    372 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Saint Louis Community College (179308) is white female (956 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (532 degrees).

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Operations

Saint Louis Community College (179308) employs 109 Professors, 67 Assistant professors and 61 Associate professors. Most academics at Saint Louis Community College (179308) are Female Professor (57), Male Professor (52), and Female Assistant professor (41).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Louis Community College (179308) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 193 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 171 employees, and Management with 120 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$87.2M
2022 Salaries
2.51%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Saint Louis Community College (179308) paid a median of $87.2M in salaries, a 2.51% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$24.5M
Instructional Salaries
321
Number of Employees

In 2022, Saint Louis Community College (179308) paid a total of $24.5M to 321 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
109 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
193 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Saint Louis Community College (179308) were Professor with 109 employees, Assistant professor with 67 employees, and Associate professor with 61 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Louis Community College (179308) were Office and Administrative Support with 193 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 171 employees, and Management with 120 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Saint Louis Community College (179308) was Female Professor with 57 employees, Male Professor with 52 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 41 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Saint Louis Community College (179308).

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