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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 and one of two commission members of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), which was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.

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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