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Stephens, founded in 1833, is a private, liberal arts college for women. Its 202-acre campus is located in Columbia, west of St. Louis.

Website: www.stephens.edu

Private
706
Undergraduate
Students
(126.5%) 702 Women
(0.7%) 4 Men
185
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
54% of 1,153 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.27
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
26 average
26-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$39,440
Tuition and Fees
$30,950
Room and Board
$8,490
Average Percent of Need Met
52%
Average Freshman Award
$20,166
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
54
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 46% of classes
10-19 students: 32% of classes
20-29 students: 14% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Columbia Population
115,276
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
71% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Stars
Sororities
7% of women participate
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
14.9% Black/African-American
5.3% Hispanic/Latino
6.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
69.5% White
1.0% Unknown
International Students
0.4% from 2 countries
First-Year Students Returning
89.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
45.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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