3026 Laclede Avenue St. Louis, MO 63103 314- 340-3300
http://www.hssu.edu admissions@hssu.edu
About Harris-Stowe State University
  • Year of Foundation 1857
  • Size of Campus 31 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,662
Application
  • App. Deadlines Rolling
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 4,760 in-state, 9,183 out-of-state
  • Selectivity of the Intuition N/A
  • Application Fee 15
Harris-Stowe State University's primary mission, as set forth in Senate Bill 153, is to address the higher education needs of the metropolitan St. Louis region. Toward the fulfillment of this mandate, the University offers the following academic opportunities: (1) a solid General Education curriculum which serves as the foundation for the University's various baccalaureate degree programs in the three broad professional areas, (2) baccalaureate degree programs in (a) Business Administration, (b) Teacher Education and (c) Urban Specializations. In addition, the University is thoroughly committed to meeting to the greatest extent possible the needs of a student population that is diverse in age, culture, ethnicity and experiential backgrounds. In short, Harris-Stowe State University is strongly committed to providing a high-quality higher education experience that is both affordable and accessible to the diverse populations within and beyond the metropolitan St. Louis region.and educational institutions.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) S. U. C. C. E. S. S
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Africian American Studies Society, International student Association, Multicultural Council
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Sigma Tau Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, Alpha Chi
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport St. Louis, Missouri (15)
  • Distance to nearest train St. Louis, Missouri (3)
  • Distance to nearest bus St. Louis, Missouri (2)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered No
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability No
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
Campus Services
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 44
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 250
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 300
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 39
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 0
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services academic
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 170
  • Student Email Accounts No
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 22
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities MOBIUS
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Books in Library 60,000
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library
  • Museums Emerson Theater
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols
  • Number Of Subscriptions 350
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 62%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Washington University - St. Louis)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Enterprise Leasing, UPS, St. Louis Fire Department, St. Louis Public Schools, Walgreens, FDIC, DCMA, Boeing.
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (St. Louis University)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A