Harris-Stowe is a public university located in St. Louis, Missouri. As a historically black college, HSSU has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,163 undergraduate students. The Harris-Stowe acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Education, Business, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 7% of students, Harris-Stowe alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $21,800.
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.21 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.23 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.23 responses
Most Popular Majors
Criminal Justice and Safety Studies27 Graduates
Urban Studies and Affairs8 Graduates
Elementary Education7 Graduates
Healthcare Management7 Graduates
Early Childhood Education6 Graduates
Hospitality and Tourism Management4 Graduates
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.14 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.20 responses
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- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.13 responses
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Harris-Stowe State University Reviews
Overall, I liked the acedemic side of Harris-Stowe. The professor were professional at all times. I loved the fraternity and sorority step shows as well. A few things that I didn’t like was that they weren’t strict enough about who was allowed into the residents halls. There was a lot of outsiders there late at night. Harris-Stowe food was good but not everything. I lived Midnight Grille. Harris-Stowe is a great campus. It’s very beautiful and it’s a nice size. I loved the basketball games and I really loved homecoming week. Also, they have many different organizations to be apart of.
I love the energy at Harris-Stowe and I love the activities and clubs they offer. We also have some of the best college housing accommodations in the country with single bedroom suites with full kitchens and bathrooms that we only have to share with one other person. The rigor of classes is pleasantly challenging as well and the professors are always here to help. What I would like to see improve is the quickness with which housing issues are fixed. Many rooms have broken and/or dysfunctional objects that have not yet been fixed after submitting multiple work orders. The food here is good as well. Although we don't have popular restaurants, the food service provider we have gives us options and is open 4 times a day during the week.
Harris-Stowe is a place to connect with others you may not have thought you would have connected with before. It is a good school of learning, the professors and staff really take their time out to help and get students involved, not just in class and with their work but with jobs, internships and more. I love the diversity. There are many ethnicities in the campus community. The only thing I would consider changing is the cafe food and the campus size.