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Harris-Stowe State University is a public institution that was founded in 1857. It has an urban setting and the campus size is 31 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Harris-Stowe State University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (Midwest), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $4,553 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $8,562 (2011-12).
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Harris-Stowe State University's primary mission, as set forth in Senate Bill 153, is to address the higher education needs of the metropolitan St. Louis region. Toward the fulfillment of this mandate, the university offers the following academic opportunities: (1) a solid General Education curriculum which serves as the foundation for the university's various baccalaureate degree programs in the three broad professional areas, (2) baccalaureate degree programs in (a) Business Administration, (b) Teacher Education and (c) Urban Specializations.
In addition, the university is thoroughly committed to meeting to the greatest extent possible the needs of a student population that is diverse in age, culture, ethnicity and experiential backgrounds. In short, Harris-Stowe State University is strongly committed to providing a high-quality higher education experience that is both affordable and accessible to the diverse populations within and beyond the metropolitan St. Louis region. The university seeks to accomplish this overarching goal through an extensive academic support program, a college-preparatory academy for urban youth, supervision of student progress and through many community outreach and collaborative partnerships with businesses, government and educational institutions.
Underlying this commitment to a high-quality education is the university's emphasis on professional growth and personal development that is essential for an educated person entering a professional field.
In pursuit of its mission, Harris-Stowe State University offers a variety of programs and services that include, but are not limited to:
1.Recruiting a diverse population of interested and qualified students, faculty and staff.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Harris-Stowe State University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at Harris-Stowe State University is $15. It is less selective.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||N/A|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Harris-Stowe State University is 13:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 44.0 percent.
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Harris-Stowe State University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Harris-Stowe State University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, day care, and health service. Harris-Stowe State University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Harris-Stowe State University, 100 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Harris-Stowe State University.
|Students who have cars on campus||100%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|In-state tuition and fees||$4,553 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$8,562 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$8,300 (2011-12)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2011 data