Stephens College

Columbia, MO

Stephens College

Columbia, MO

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Tuition & Fees

$30,950

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
83%
18-23
17%
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undergraduateRatios

1%

male

126%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 618
Declined 535
Total Received 1,153
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Private

555

undergraduate students

336

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 891
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: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Columbia Regional

Stephens College
1200 East Broadway
Columbia, MO
65215

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
71%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Innovative Fashion Association
  • Warehouse Theatre
  • Student Government Association
  • American Marketing Association (AMA)

Top Events

  • Opening Convocation
  • Midnight Breakfast
  • Honors Convocation
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
81%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
83%
18-23
17%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.27

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 618
Declined 535
Total Received 1,153

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
academic GPA
recommendation(s)

Considered

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
interview
class rank
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 2
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,576

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,750
Room & board $8,490
Additional fees $200
Total $39,440
Average Financial Aid - $5,576
Total with Avg. Aid $33,864
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports

Intramural Sports Women

Equestrian sports

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations
Apparel and Textiles, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Costume Design
Creative Writing
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Equestrian/Equine Studies
Fashion/Apparel Design
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Graphic Design
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Marketing, Other
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Meeting and Event Planning
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

891

total students

57%

in-state

43%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

62%

555
students

Female
126%
702

Male
1%
4

38%

336
students

Female
48%
162

Male
7%
23

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

595
students

Female
100%
594

Male
0%
1

16%

111
students

Female
98%
108

Male
2%
3

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 89%
Student 4 year graduation rate 46%
Student 5 year graduation rate 3%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

54

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

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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