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Harris-Stowe State University
  • 4 Year
  • SAINT LOUIS, MO

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade C minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade C

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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 1,371 undergraduate students. The Harris-Stowe acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Education, Criminal Justice and Safety Studies, and Business. Graduating 17% of students, Harris-Stowe alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $21,800.

About

3026 LACLEDE AVE
SAINT LOUIS, MO 63103
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Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
American Midwest Conference

Harris-Stowe State University Rankings

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HSSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
August 7
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
No data available  
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$10,551 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,749 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
67%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 21 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 23 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 23 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    39%
  • On Campus
    57%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,371 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
259
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
88%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Times change , & people Grow
    44%
  • Dedicated
    33%
  • Non-traditiional
    11%
  • Some are dedicated others are content
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
57%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 14 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 20 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 12 responses
  • I LOVE H_SS_U!!!
    33%
  • I love my H S S U I love my HSSUUU!
    33%
  • I love hssu
    17%
  • CARING
    8%
  • I love Western
    8%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$26,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
17%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 13 responses

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