706
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,000
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
53
53%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Stephens College is a Comprehensive institution located in Columbia, MO, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1200 East Broadway
Box 2121
Columbia, MO  65215-0002
United States
Contact Tiffany Goalder
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: apply@stephens.edu
Phone: 573-876-7239
Fax: 573-876-7237

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Equestrian Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Accessories Marketing Checkmark
Marketing Related Checkmark
Meeting And Event Planning Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles Related Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health Information/medical Records Administration Checkmark
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Costume Design Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Theater Design And Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,153
Applied
618
Accepted
706
Enrolled
54%
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Female Admissions

1,126
Females Applied
618
Females Accepted
55%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

27
Males Applied
Not Reported
Males Accepted
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.27
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs One recommendation
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Interview
Other requirements: Audition for dance, audition recommended for theater

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported September 15th
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 26 26 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

30,750
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Fees

200
Full-time student fees
8,490
Room & board
4,610
Room only
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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

10,000
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,000
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
8,000
Avg. Grant Aid
14,000
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
70%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
0%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

706
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
43%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.24%
Black or African American 14.87%
White or Caucasian 69.26%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.99%
Asian 1.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.57%
Two or more races 6.37%
Other 0.99%

Gender

Male (0.57%)
Female (99.43%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 71%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Opening Convocation, Midnight Breakfast and Honors Convocation

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Innovative Fashion Association, Warehouse Theatre, Student Government Association and American Marketing Association (AMA)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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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
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball No Checkmark Checkmark

Faculty

117
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 54
Part-time - 63
Male - 33
Female - 84