STLCC Description

With more than 20 clubs and organizations on campus, student life at Saint Louis Community College (STLCC) – Forest Park is anything but dull. This is partly due to the incredibly varied backgrounds that the college’s students come from. International students comprise more than 10% of STLCC Forest Park’s enrollment, and the college represents about 80 different countries.

STLCC Forest Park is known primarily for its culinary arts and hospitality programs, which it claims to be among the best in St. Louis. To support these programs, STLCC Forest Park recently opened the Jack E. Miller Hospitality Studies Center.

Also notable are the college’s programs in allied health, which include respiratory therapy, radiology and phlebotomy. Additionally, the Center for Emerging and Advanced Information Technology provides several courses in Cisco Systems networking.

STLCC Forest Park maintains an open admissions policy, in order to make higher education fully accessible to the members of the community. Please note, however, that certain programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Federal grants, loans and work-study comprise the majority of STLCC’s financial aid programs. The school also offers financial assistance through state-funded programs and institutional scholarships. The scholarship application is available on the college’s website, and bear in mind that the FAFSA is required for need-based aid.

Quick Facts about Saint Louis Community College, Forest Park

Region

Midwest

Setting

Large City Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

No

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$4,050

Out-of-State Tuition

$5,700

Retention Rate

52%

Enrollment

7,162

Year Established

1962

STLCC Students

Total Students
7,162

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
2%
African American
44%
Caucasian
32%
Asian
2%
Unknown and Other
19%

International Students

International
7%
Domestic
93%

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