1,442
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,247
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
39
39%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Harris-Stowe State University is a 4-year institution located in St. Louis, MO, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3026 Laclede Avenue
St. Louis, MO  63103
United States
Contact Dr. Chauvette McElmurry-Green
Registrar
Email: admissions@hssu.edu
Phone: 314-340-3300
Fax: 314-340-3555

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,414
Applied
1,749
Accepted
1,442
Enrolled
40%
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Female Admissions

2,957
Females Applied
1,224
Females Accepted
41%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,457
Males Applied
525
Males Accepted
36%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

20
Application Fee
2.65
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 16 19

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,944
In-state
9,576
Out-of-state
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Fees

444
Full-time student fees
9,491
Room & board
6,741
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

9,247
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,146
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,016
Avg. Loan Aid
2,462
Avg. Grant Aid
5,198
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
86% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
66%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,442
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.67%
Black or African American 79.76%
White or Caucasian 6.47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 0.49%
Two or more races 3.02%
Other 5.97%

Gender

Male (34.19%)
Female (65.81%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 29%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Commencement and Organization Day

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Drama Club, Concert chorale, Student Government Association, Multicultural Council and Student Ambassadors

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

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Faculty

170
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 141
Male - 91
Female - 79