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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

Full-Enrollment: 1, 464 (Fall 2016)
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: 77%

Number of Clubs and Organizations: 60+

Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 14:1 

Classes with fewer than 20 students: 80%

Athletic Conference: Men and Women's basketball, men's baseball, men and women's soccer, women's softball, women's volleyball, and women's track and field compete in the NAIA Division I American Conference.

Majors and Programs: 30+

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: 197

Staff: 198

Tuition: $4, 896 (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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