Stephens College

Stephens College

Columbia, MO
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
99%
1%
student ratio
706
total students
Tuition Cost $28,976 | $28,976
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $10,000
Not Reported
fall application deadline
53%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
26
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Equestrian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Apparel and Accessories Marketing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Meeting and Event Planning
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations/Image Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • Creative Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Apparel and Textiles Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Development and Family Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Health Information/Medical Records Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Professions Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Costume Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fashion/Apparel Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Theater Design and Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

53% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,153
    • Accepted618
    • Acceptance Rate53%
    • Enrolled706
    • Female Applicants1,126
    • Females Accepted618
    • Female Acceptance Rate54%
    • Male Applicants27
    • Males Accepted
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $25
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some Letter(s) of recommendation
      audition for dance, audition recommended for theater
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.27
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen September 15th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer September 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 26 26 29
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$28,976
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,976
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$200
    • Room and board *$9,818
    • Room only *$6,246
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$10,000
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$12,000
    • Average Grant Aid:$8,000
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$14,000
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:100%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 70%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students706
    • Male Student Percentage1%
    • Female Student Percentage99%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino5.24%
    • Black or African American14.87%
    • White or Caucasian69.26%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.99%
    • Asian1.42%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.57%
    • Two or more races6.37%
    • Unknown or International Student.99%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.28% representing 2 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students43% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Female-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 71%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Innovative Fashion Association, Warehouse Theatre, Student Government Association, American Marketing Association (AMA)
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball No No No
    • Cross-country running No No No
    • Equestrian sports No No No
    • Golf No No No
    • Soccer No No No
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis No No No
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Golf No Yes Yes
    • Soccer No Yes Yes
    • Softball No Yes Yes
    • Tennis No Yes Yes
    • Volleyball No Yes Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty117
    • Full-time Percentage46%
    • Part-time Percentage54%
    • Female Percentage72%
    • Male Percentage28%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio8:1 or 594 students to 75 faculty

Location & Contact

1200 East Broadway
Columbia, MO 65215-0002
USA

Tiffany Goalder

Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Phone: 573-876-7239
Fax: 573-876-7237
Email: apply@stephens.edu


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