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St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton

St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton is an Associate's college with 301 students located in Fenton, MO.

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Offers Associate Degrees

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 301
Gender 13% Male / 87% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 82% Full Time / 18% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 66% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 65%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Ethnicity Unknown 1%
Black or African American 31%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Occupational Therapist Assistant (49%), Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist (35%), Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller (7%), Medical/Clinical Assistant (7%), Pharmacy Technician/Assistant (0%), Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant (0%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to perform and manage the medical and health insurance operations in a medical office, health care facility, health maintenance organization, or insurance provider. Includes instruction in health and medical insurance processes; health insurance law, policy, and regulations; insurance records and paperwork administration; insurance office administration; health/medical insurance software applications; personnel supervision; business mathematics; billing and collection procedures; medical terminology; and communications skills.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Secretaries
Perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

A program that prepares individuals to perform routine nursing-related services to patients in hospitals or long-term care facilities, under the training and supervision of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Assistants
Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of occupational therapists, to direct patient participation in skill-enhancing, learning, and motivational tasks; correct or diminish pathologies; and to provide direct health education and promotion services. Includes instruction in human life span development, occupational therapy principles and practice skills, treatment planning and implementation, record-keeping and documentation, patient education and intervention, activity and program direction, and assistive services management.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Occupational Therapy Assistants
Assist occupational therapists in providing occupational therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with State laws, assist in development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, direct activity programs, and document the progress of treatments. Generally requires formal training.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of pharmacists, to prepare medications, provide medications and related assistance to patients, and manage pharmacy clinical and business operations. Includes instruction in medical and pharmaceutical terminology, principles of pharmacology and pharmaceutics, drug identification, pharmacy laboratory procedures, prescription interpretation, patient communication and education, safety procedures, record-keeping, measurement and testing techniques, pharmacy business operations, prescription preparation, logistics and dispensing operations, and applicable standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Pharmacy Technicians
Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of a physical therapist, to implement physical therapy treatment care plans, train patients, conduct treatment interventions, use equipment, and observe and record patient progress. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, applied kinesiology, principles and procedures of physical therapy, basic neurology and orthopedics, physical therapy modalities, documentation skills, psychosocial aspects of health care, wound and injury care, electrotherapy, working with orthotics and prostheses, and personal and professional ethics.

Job Opportunities:

Physical Therapist Assistants
Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with State laws, assist in the development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, document the progress of treatment, and modify specific treatments in accordance with patient status and within the scope of treatment plans established by a physical therapist. Generally requires formal training.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to assist in developing respiratory care plans, administer respiratory care procedures, supervise personnel and equipment operation, maintain records, and consult with other health care team members. Includes instruction in the applied basic biomedical sciences; anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the respiratory system; clinical medicine; therapeutic procedures; clinical expressions; data collection and record-keeping; patient communication; equipment operation and maintenance; personnel supervision; and procedures for special population groups.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Respiratory Therapists
Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.
Respiratory Therapy Technicians
Provide respiratory care under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians.

Administration & Faculty

Co-Owner Mr. Steven Barsam
Accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
Full-time Faculty 18
Student : Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 16 : 83
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 31.6% accepted of 19 applications

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $30,766 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $30,840
$30K-$48K $32,609
$48K-$75K $33,843
$75K-$110K $34,799
$110K+ $35,049

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $21,365, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $21,365 Same as On-Campus
Fees $4,000 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,200
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $25,365 $31,565

Students Receiving Aid

71% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 58% $8,663
Federal Scholarships/Grants 66% $3,567
Other Federal Grants 12% $159
Pell Grants 66% $3,537
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 6% $8,093
Student Loans 58% $8,663

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

28% of students graduated on time.

78% of students graduated in six years.

84% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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