Harris - Stowe State University is a public historically black institution located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Many historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) were established after the civil war to provide newly freed African Americans with educational opportunities. Approximately 1,700 students are enrolled per year at Harris - Stowe State University.
A list of some of the popular programs are:
- Business Administration
- Criminal Justice
- Elementary Education
- Information Science Studies
The school has an open enrollment policy, accepting all students that meet the minimum requirements for admission. Submission of school records, test scores, and letters of recommendations may be requested for certain programs. More information regarding admissions can be found at hssu.edu.
The tuition at this school varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay close to $5,000 per year, while out-of-state residents are charged $9,400 for the year. Housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is around $6,500. Students attending this school may qualify for aid which is typically loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
Harris-Stowe State College has a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NAIA. Available sports offered may include:
- Baseball (NAIA Division I)
- Basketball (NAIA Division I)
- Soccer (NAIA Division I)
- Softball (NAIA Division I)
To see a full list of areas of study, programs, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please take a look at the school's website at http://www.hssu.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give you an idea of the candidates Harris-Stowe State College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Harris – Stowe State University is about 1,400. The student body is made up of 100% undergraduate students and 20% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. 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: $4,800-$5,700
- Out-of-State: $9,400-$11,290
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $200-$240 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $390-$470 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||99%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||97%||$5,909|
|Receiving Student Loans||79%||$6,563|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Harris – Stowe State University may offer services like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
The overall graduation rate of Harris – Stowe State University is approximately 10%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||2%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||4%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||4%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1954)
Harris – Stowe State University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (American Midwest Conference)
- Basketball (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 Harris – Stowe State University by clicking the request information to the right.
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