Stephens College

Columbia, MO

Stephens College

Columbia, MO

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Tuition & Fees

$23,385

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
540
25th
480
75th
580
25th
470
75th
22
25th
21
75th
21
25th
18
75th
24
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

1%

male

99%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 414
Declined 230
Total Received 644
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Private

572

undergraduate students

179

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Stephens College, founded in 1833, is a private, liberal arts college for women. Its 86-acre campus is located in Columbia, MO.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 751
Established in 1833
Coeducational Women Only

48-acre campus in Columbia (population: 121,717), 120 miles from both Kansas City and St. Louis. Served by air and bus; major airports serve Kansas City and St. Louis; train serves Jefferson City (30 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Stephens College
1200 East Broadway
Columbia, MO
65215

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
76%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
540
25th
480
75th
580
25th
470
75th
22
25th
21
75th
21
25th
18
75th
24
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
Application deadline (final deadline) August 28
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 414
Declined 230
Total Received 644

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

90%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$17,193

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $23,175
Room $6,636
Board $3,950
Additional fees $210
Books & supplies $2,200
Total $36,171
Average Financial Aid - $17,193
Total with Avg. Aid $18,978

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,149,139
State $269,898
Institutional $2,372,081
Other external
Total $3,791,118

Non-need-based

Federal
State $15,800
Institutional $4,183,494
Other external
Total $4,199,294

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 573 876-7106
F: 573 876-7237
finaid@stephens.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Acting.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Dance, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other.
Equestrian/Equine Studies.
Fashion Merchandising.
Fashion/Apparel Design.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Graphic Communications, General.
Graphic Design.
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing, Other.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Meeting and Event Planning.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Musical Theatre.
Organizational Leadership.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Playwriting and Screenwriting.
Psychology, General.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management.
Voice and Opera.

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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-medicine

751

total students

64%

in-state

36%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

572
students

Female
99%
568

Male
1%
4

24%

179
students

Female
76%
136

Male
24%
43

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

471
students

Female
100%
471

Male
0%
0

18%

101
students

Female
96%
97

Male
4%
4

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

29%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

84

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 2
Countries most often represented Australia
Ghana
South Korea
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants

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