Applied Technology Services, also known as Applied Tech, is a great system of schools serving the greater St. Louis area. It is celebrating its 40th year with the 2013-14 school year. Applied Tech has three campuses. The first is in St. Louis, and is the South Technical High School. The second is in Florissant, MO, and it is the North Technical High School. The third is located in Wellston, MO, and it is the Metropolitan Education & Training Center.
Applied Tech has the same mission for each of its campuses. Applied Tech strives to work collaboratively with business and industry to equip students with the knowledge, competencies, self-confidence and self-esteem to be successful in today’s changing workplace by providing career-focused technical training that results in meaningful employment opportunities.
Students at Applied Tech can choose from a variety of programs to enroll in. Here is a list of the available programs:
- Auto Repair
- Auto Collision Paint
- Auto Collision Repair
- Building Maintenance
- Certified Nursing Assistant
- Certified Medication Technician
- Electrical Program
- HVAC -R
- Insulin Administration
- Machining Technology
Applied Tech also has an adult education program available with GED services and preparation classes. Applied Tech has a department to help students of all ages with financial aid to help pay for tuition. Although high school students do not need to pay tuition, the school works to help those students who are seeking higher education or training after high school with financial aid.
The school also has a program called College Navigator to help students find the right school for them following high school. They help students with traditional college applications as well as trade schools and additional certification programs.
For more information, or to submit an application see their website here.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $18,400. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
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||94%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||94%||$4,967|
|Receiving Student Loans||94%||$8,750|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Applied Technology Services may offer services including:
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Employment search assistance
Other Technical Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Applied Technology Services.
- Career Center of Southern Illinois in Red Bud, IL (39 miles away)
- Four Rivers Career Center in Washington, MO (42 miles away)
- Pike - Lincoln Technical Center in Eolia, MO (50 miles away)
- Rolla Technical Institute/Center in Rolla, MO (98 miles away)
- Columbia Area Vocational Technical School in Columbia, MO (110 miles away)