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Quick Facts

Founded: 1857
Location: St. Louis, MO
Status: Historically Black College University
President: Dr. Dwaun J. Warmack
Colors: Brown and Gold
Mascot: Hornet
Fall 2018 Enrollment: 1, 716 
Men: 33%
Women: 67%
On-campus: 30%
Receiving Fin. Aid: 85%
Number of Countries represented in student population: 31
Average GPA: 2.8
Average ACT: 17
Students of Color: 86%
In-State: 65%
Number of Clubs and Organizations: 60+
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 15:1 
Classes with fewer than 20 students: 80%
Athletic Conference: Men and Women's Basketball, Men and Women's Track and Field, Men's Baseball, Men and Women's Soccer,
Women's Softball and Women's Volleyball compete in the NAIA Division I American Conference.
Majors and Programs: 50+
      Accreditation: The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an independent corporation that was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region.
Faculty: 162
Staff: 187
Tuition: $4, 944 *Lowest tuition in Missouri among 34 public and private 4-year institutions
 
RANKINGS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
 
Ranked #1 in Missouri and #47 in the U.S. in granting degrees in Mathematics and Statistics to African-Americans. Additionally, Harris-Stowe is ranked #47 in the nation in graduating African-Americans in the field of Education.
 
Recognized by U.S. News and World Report as 1 of the top 10 public schools in the country where in-state students paid the least for the 2016-2017 school year.
 
Ranked 28 among the 2016 top Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs).
 
Received a $5 million Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Grant (LSAMP) from the National Science Foundation.  This grant is the largest received in the history of Harris-Stowe.
 
1 of 44 institutions selected nationally for the 3-year “Re-imagine the First Year of College (RFY) Project” awarded by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

 

 
 
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