Saint Louis Community College Forest Park

Saint Louis Community College Forest Park

Saint Louis Community College, or STLCC, is a two-year college supported by the Junior College District of St. Louis City - St. Louis County. It was founded in 1962. Saint Louis Community College - Forest Park, or STLCC-FP, is one of its campuses, which enrolls more than 5,000 students each term. The campus is situated close to two MetroLink Light rail stations at Forest Park-DeBaliviere and Central West End.

STLCC-FP offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse fields of study. It is well known for its health care programs. It also has an active athletics department with more than 5 sports teams. The teams, nicknamed the Highlanders, compete in the Midwest Community College Athletic Conference (MCCAC).

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Contacting STLCC - Forest Park

Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park
5600 Oakland Ave
Saint Louis , MO 63110
General Phone: (314) 644-9100

STLCC - Forest Park Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology158dental assistant, dental hygienist, pharmacy tech, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer, medical lab tech, phlebotomy ...
Liberal Arts145technical and business writing, liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine70EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Cooking and Culinary Arts52pastry, chef training
Hospitality46hospitality management, tourism and travel, hotel management, restaurant and food services management
Funeral and Mortuary Science45funeral and mortuary, funeral direction
Family and Social Work40child care provider, human services
Mechanics and Repair38automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Security and Law Enforcement28corrections, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Computer Science and Engineering20computer and info science, computer programming, data processing tech, systems analyst, web design, computer networking, network management
Business and Management17business, business management, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, banking, international business
Medical Administration12medical records tech, medical transcription
Design10graphic design
Media9journalism, broadcast journalism, communications tech, desktop publishing and imaging, animation and special effects
Construction Trades5building inspector
Office and Administration2office data entry
Photography and Commercial Art0commercial photography

Number of programs and degrees for STLCC - Forest Park in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree49829
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years12432
Award of less than 1 academic year7523

STLCC - Forest Park Student Body

In 2007-2008, STLCC - Forest Park had a total enrollment of 7,230 students (4,799 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 38%
Black 43%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 10%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 14%
18-19 17%
20-21 12%
22-24 13%
25-29 16%
30-34 10%
35-39 6%
40-49 9%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


STLCC - Forest Park Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 53 %
Part-Time 35 %

STLCC - Forest Park Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of St. Louis, Missouri for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Missouri Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

STLCC - Forest Park Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,690
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,740
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
STLCC - Forest Park participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 247103)

STLCC - Forest Park Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track6072

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year15$75,57722$72,327
Associate professoracademic year20$64,45410$63,469
Assistant professoracademic year14$58,77027$57,170
Instructoracademic year11$51,48213$50,852
All faculty totalacademic year60$63,53072$61,535

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

STLCC - Forest Park Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports192241

STLCC - Forest Park Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Graphic Design

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Human Services, General

Funeral And Mortuary Science
Funeral Direction/Service
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Restaurant/Food Services Management
Tourism and Travel Services Management

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Technical and Business Writing

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Broadcast Journalism
Communications Technology/Technician
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial Photography

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

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STLCC - Forest Park Highlights

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What Sets STLCC - Forest Park Apart:

% of degrees in hospitality
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Top 7%STLCC - Forest Park % of degrees in hospitality
Number of students
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Top 11%STLCC - Forest Park Number of students
% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%STLCC - Forest Park % of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
Number of degree programs
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Top 16%STLCC - Forest Park Number of degree programs
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 16%STLCC - Forest Park Salaries of full-time faculty
Minority % of student body
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Top 16%STLCC - Forest Park Minority % of student body
% of degrees in funeral and mortuary science
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%STLCC - Forest Park % of degrees in funeral and mortuary science

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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