Stephens College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Columbia, Missouri, which is a predominantly urban area. Enrollment at Stephens College exceeds a thousand annually.
Students can select from many areas of study, including but not limited to:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Visual And Performing Arts
- Health And Clinical Professions
To be considered for admissions, you may be required to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit school transcripts, which are then studied by the admissions office. The most common standardized test scores among students accepted to this school are between 21 - 26 for the ACT exam, or 1380 - 1720 on the SAT. Approximately 70% of all students that applied were admitted at Stephens College, with 33% of those admitted choosing to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found at stephens.edu.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $29,000, but may change from year to year. Students are encouraged to use the school's net price calculator to better understand their personal tuition costs. The cost of on-campus housing is estimated to be $5,900 per year. Stephens College may provide financial aid for students that qualify as scholarships, grants, and loans.
The mascot for Stephens College is the "Stars", and they participate in intercollegiate sports through the oversight and organization of the NAIA. Available athletic programs offered may include the following:
- Basketball (NAIA Division I)
- Track & Field (NAIA Division I)
- Softball (NAIA Division I)
- Tennis (NAIA Division I)
- Volleyball (NAIA Division I)
Students may visit the website to see a complete list of programs offered, financial aid details, and more.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may provide a better idea of the applicants Stephens College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Stephens College has a total student population of about 900, with undergraduate students making up about 79% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $29,000-$35,000 per year
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $730 to $870 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$19,115|
|Receiving Student Loans||93%||$6,220|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Stephens College may provide services to students including:
- Distance learning
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Counseling assistance
The overall graduation rate of Stephens College is around 59%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||25%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||32%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.9%|
Stephens College is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Basketball (American Midwest Conference)
- Track and Field (American Midwest Conference)
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 Stephens 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
Communications and Journalism
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Stephens College for official up-to-date information.