Stephens College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Stephens College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 885 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1833 and is one of the 6 colleges and schools located in Columbia, Missouri.

Stephens College is mentioned in Top Gay and Lesbian Schools in the United States.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
25
At Stephens College you can earn your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Stephens College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 25 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Business, Psychology, and Theater and Drama. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
74%
The student retention rate at Stephens College is fair at 74% (close to Missouri average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Stephens College is below average: 52%.

Student to faculty ratio at Stephens College is good, 9:1. Learn more information regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$27,500
Average tuition price is very high, about $27,300 per year. The additional fees at Stephens College (not included in tuition costs) are about $200, which makes it a total of $27,500 a year.

Read the details about Stephens College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
70%
As reported in recent government data, 613 applications were submitted and 429 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Stephens College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,400
Stephens College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Stephens College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C+
Stephens College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 900 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- approximately $6,400 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Stephens College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Stephens College Location and Maps



Post Address: Stephens College, 1200 E Broadway, Columbia, Missouri 65215, USA
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