Harris-Stowe State University

3026 Laclede Ave, St. Louis, United States
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Overview of Harris-Stowe State University

About this school

Harris-Stowe, founded in 1857, is a public college for educational studies. Its 22-acre, urban campus is located in St. Louis.
  • Website


    www.hssu.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,442
    • Men:493 (34.2%)
    • Women:949 (65.8%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Harris-Stowe State University is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
3
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3026 Laclede Avenue
City, State, Zip
St. Louis, MO  63103-2136
Phone
(314) 340-3300
Fax
(314) 340-3322
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
1-Nov
Application Fee
$20
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
10-Jul
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
10-Jul
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
40% of 4,414 applicants were admitted
Women
41% of 2,957 applicants were admitted
Men
36% of 1,457 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
599 (34%) of 1,749 admitted students enrolled
Women
404 (33%) of 1,224 admitted students enrolled
Men
195 (37%) of 525 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.65
375 And Above
4%
3.50 - 3.74
4%
3.25 - 3.49
7%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
28%
2.00 - 2.49
33%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
16-19 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
3%
• Score 18 - 23
37%
• Score 12 - 17
60%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $5,340|Out-of-state: $9,973
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - $1,400 (61.83745583038869%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $864 (38.16254416961131%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Harris-Stowe State University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
10-Jul
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002466
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
340 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
322 (94.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
316 (98.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
193 (61.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$11,146
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 176 (55.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,406
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 212 (67.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,405
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 128 (40.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
18 (5.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,672

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,157 (100.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,006 (87.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
870 (86.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
572 (65.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$9,247
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 832 (95.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,198
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 727 (83.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,082
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 295 (33.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
52 (4.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,462

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


29

Part-Time Faculty


141

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


14%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 38% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 49% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 13% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 10-19 students: - 91% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Harris-Stowe State University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


55.3%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


1.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


4.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


7.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (19)


  • Accounting
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Juvenile Corrections
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Urban Studies/Affairs

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Honors program, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


318,172

Nearest Metropolitan Area


22 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


St. Louis

Weather


Temperature
20.8 average low in January, 85.2 average high in September
Rain
111 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
12 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis
Nearest Bus Station
4 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


29% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


71%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, sand volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Harris-Stowe State University offers choral groups, drama theatre, national fraternities, national sororities, drama club, concert chorale, student government association, multicultural council, student ambassadors

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,163

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,442
Women
949
Men
493

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.5% Asian
  • 81.0% Black/African-American
  • 2.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 6.6% White
  • 6.1% Unknown

International Students


1.5%

Average Age


25

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources