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The Office of Admissions: Welcome

It is our pleasure to welcome each of you to explore the exciting possibilities available as a college student at Harris-Stowe State University. Harris-Stowe State University is one of the oldest colleges in Missouri with a long tradition of teacher education. It is also the only historically black university serving the unique needs of the metropolitan St. Louis community. Located in the vibrant city of St. Louis, Missouri, the university has educated leaders in higher education for more than 150 years. During most of this period, the emphasis focused on teacher education. However, Senate Bill 153, enacted in 1993, enhanced the mission of Harris-Stowe to include a wider selection of degree program opportunities. By obtaining the quality of education we provide, you can prepare to successfully compete in the dynamic and vigorous global marketplace. Whether you are a recent high school graduate, transferring student or a returning adult learner, you will find that Harris-Stowe is the most affordable and accessible four-year university in the metropolitan St. Louis area.

On behalf of the entire faculty and staff, we invite you to consider Harris-Stowe State University. Experience the satisfaction that comes with earning a baccalaureate degree in any of our degree programs. Envision your future filled with financial, professional and personal success. It can begin with your college degree; it can begin at Harris-Stowe State University. 

Warmest regards,

The HSSU Enrollment Managment Team

Harris-Stowe State University

Accreditation: Harris-Stowe State University is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a member of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Teacher Education program is fully accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education and the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs accredit the Anheuser-Busch School of Business. For more information consult the North Central Association Web site or call (312) 263-0456.



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