St. Charles Community College, located in Cottleville, Missouri, is a public two year college founded in 1986. The school serves the St. Charles County, and is the fourth largest of the 12 community college districts in the state. The school maintains a high quality of education as part of its mission to provide opportunities and services for its residents and students. The school maintains ties with local businesses and participates in cultural and workforce development in order to better serve the community. Constant review and updating of facilities, programs and services ensures that they remain relevant for current and future students.
St. Charles Community College offers a large variety of programs that allows students to choose the one that best reflects his or her goals. Academic transfer programs mirror the curriculum offered during the first two years of a four year education, followed by transferring to a four year college or university to complete the final two years and earning a bachelor's degree. Transfer to public schools in Missouri are made easier through agreements in place that ease admission requirements. Transfer to private or out of state schools will have varying requirements best approached through the assistance of a counselor in order to formulate a curriculum that best meets the requirements.
Career training programs provide an education in a specific industry or field and assist students in developing the skills and abilities necessary to enter the workforce as a qualified professional. Students will take both traditional and practical courses as needed by the specific program, with practical courses providing simulated work environments that allow for training under the supervision of experienced professionals. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in an associate degree or certificate which demonstrates competency to potential employers.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
St. Charles Community College is an open enrollment institution that allows any individuals who wished to enroll to do so through the completion and submission of the admissions application and payment of all related fees. Students must be 18 years of age or have a high school diploma, and should supply transcripts and test scores if available. Prior to registration students are encouraged to participate in orientation, meet with a counselor and may be required to take a placement exam.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information provided by which will be used by the school's financial aid department to determine the extent of need and aid program eligibility when constructing the student's financial aid packet. Aid must be applied for each academic year in a timely manner. Students may be chosen at random to supply additional tax and financial information which will be compared to the FAFSA in order to verify its accuracy.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $3,800. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $10 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $2,900-$3,500
- Out-of-State: $6,500-$7,740
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $98-$120 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $220-$260 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||79%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||75%||$3,423|
|Receiving Student Loans||9%||$4,055|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, St Charles Community College may provide student services including:
- Online classes
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Assisting students to find work
- Day care for children
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares this school against community colleges in Missouri.
|St Charles Community College||St. Charles County||Missouri|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1991)
- Compare all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Missouri
- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
- Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 2000)
- Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
- Accredited by the Missouri State Board of Nursing (since 1983)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by St Charles Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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