Stephens College

Columbia, MO

Stephens College

Columbia, MO

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Dream up.

Dream up
Founded in 1833, Stephens College believes in providing bold, ambitious young women with the tools, knowledge, and experiences they need to chase down their dreams. 

Why Stephens
• Our advisors and professors will help you discover the career path that best supports your interests, strengths, and goals.
• We will introduce you to a full range of health care issues and career options to broaden your understanding of the industry and its many opportunities.
• We are located in Columbia, Mis
souri, a great place to study health care because it’s home to a wide variety of cutting-edge health care facilities.
• Our classes are small—with a 10:1 student-faculty ratio—making it easier to ask questions and be involved.
• Expanded leadership opportunities, internships, capstone experiences, and outstanding career services programs complement in-class learning.
• A new state-of-the-art Center for Health Sciences opened in August 2016.

Living at Stephens
• Columbia is ranked one of the best college towns in America and is home to 36,000+ college students. This coeducational college town offers big-time college sports; film, music, and arts festivals; abundant recreation; and a vibrant downtown, which is only minutes from the Stephens campus.
• Columbia is also home to a strong medical community, with two outstanding hospital facilities that provide opportunities for volunteering, internships, shadowing, and other career-building experiences.
• Most undergraduates live on campus—steps away from friends, professors, classrooms, labs, dining, and free laundry facilities.
• We offer traditional residence halls, special housing communities, apartment-style suites, and other options—all with residential advisors and programming. We’re also considered one of the most pet-friendly campuses in the country, so bring Fido to college and feel at home. 


5 reasons you belong in the Stephens College School of Health Sciences
1. 10+ degree tracks and programs, from pre-professional and clinical tracks that prepare you for success in graduate school to management tracks that prepare you for career success immediately in a high-growth field
2. Unique collaboration with on-campus Equestrian program
3. New state-of-the-art Center for Health Sciences, home to our Master of Physician Assistant Studies program
4. The Stephens Solution College Affordability Plan supports students’ access to education.
5. Women’s college environment that promotes career exploration, mentorship, and respect for your personal path

• Biology, including Pre-med and Pre-vet
• Equestrian Studies
• Exercise Science
• Health Information Administration (100% online)
• Health Science
• Master of Education in Counseling
• Master of Physician Assistant Studies
• Psychology

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