Consumer Information

 St. Louis Christian College is pleased to furnish this information in compliance with the Student Right-to-Know Act of 1993 and the Higher Education Authorization Act of 2009. Interested parties should consult the online college Catalog and college personnel in the SLCC administrative offices for further information, as indicated below. They also may access the College Navigator website http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/ maintained by the National Center for Education Statistics for comparative information for all U.S. colleges and universities. Enrollment statistics provided there are compiled from IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System) reports filed annually by each college with the federal government.

>Form 990

>Financial Audit Report

Student Diversity

Enrollment data for the Fall 2016 term reveals the following:

Gender

  • 58% were male
  • 42% were female

Ethnicity

  • 58% White (non-Hispanic)
  • 38% Black (non-Hispanic)
  • 3% Mixed Race

Retention (Student Persistence)

The most recent IPEDS data show a retention rate of:

            21% First-Time Full-Time entering Fall 2016 to Fall 2017

            50% First-Time Full-Time entering Fall 2015 to Fall 2016

            73% First-Time Full-Time entering Fall 2014 to Fall 2015

            53% First-Time Full-Time entering Fall 2013 to Fall 2014

            83% First-Time Full-Time entering Fall 2012 to Fall 2013

The overall retention rate of all full-time students from:

            Fall 2016 to Fall 2017 was 52%

            Fall 2015 to Fall 2016 was 71%

            Fall 2014 to Fall 2015 was 84%

            Fall 2013 to Fall 2014 was 71%

            Fall 2012 to Fall 2013 was 77%

Completion

The overall graduation rate for students who began their studies in 2009 was 38%. The transfer-out rate was 5%. The reporting standard for completion specifies a time frame of 150% of published time to complete a bachelor’s degree. (Thus the reporting format allows six years to complete a four-year program.)

Please Note: Many colleges use a reporting formula for completion that excludes entering students who do not intend to finish a full four-year program at that college. St. Louis Christian College includes in its completion rate every First-Time Full-Time student, including those who perceive a benefit from enrolling for fewer credits than the number required to complete a degree. Colleges also may report students as completing a degree program who transfer to another college before doing so. St. Louis Christian College reports students who transfer to another college as non-completers.

Placement

Bachelor’s degree recipients for the graduating class of 2017 indicated their plans after graduation were as follows (17 of 22 provided information):

  • 47% were either entering or remaining in paid ministry positions
  • 29% were pursuing further education
  • 24% were serving in volunteer ministry positions and/or working in secular jobs
  • 6% were entering overseas or cross-cultural ministry positions
We conducted a 100-day survey of our 2017 graduates. Of the 19 who graduated with a Bachelor Degree, 11 responded.
  • 9 of 11 plan to continue their education
  • 11 of 11 are serving in a church or parachurch organization
  • Bachelor’s degree recipients for the graduating class of 2016 indicated their plans after graduation were as follows (31 of 42 provided information):

    • 39% were pursuing further education
    • 35% were serving in volunteer ministry positions and/or working in secular jobs
    • 32% were either entering or remaining in paid ministry positions
    • 1% had a spouse that was in paid ministry

    Financial Aid Consumer Information

    The following list is distributed to all applicants and accompanies the annual award letter to all students receiving federal student aid:

    • Financial aid available, how to apply - Catalog; Financial Aid Information Brochure; College Website
    • How eligibility is determined; how and when aid is disbursed - Financial Aid Information Brochure; Explanatory Letter accompanying Financial Aid Award Letter
    • Names of associations that accredit the school - Catalog
    • Cost of attendance - Catalog, Financial Aid Brochure
    • Procedures for withdrawal - Catalog
    • Institution's refund policy - Catalog; Refund Brochure
    • Degree programs offered - Catalog
    • List of faculty/personnel - Catalog
    • Facilities (including facilities for disabled students) - Catalog
    • Code of conduct - College Website, "Financial Aid"
    • Security policies and procedures - College Website, "Academics/Campus Security"
    • Campus crime statistics report - http://ope.ed.gov/security
    • Prevention of drug and alcohol abuse - Drug and Alchohol Policy; Drug Free Campus Guidelines
    • Leave of absence policy - SLCC does not allow leaves of absence.
    • Incomplete grades - Catalog
    • Completion and graduation rates - Catalog; College Website, "Academics/Consumer Information"
    • Satisfactory academic progress - Catalog; Satisfactory Academic Progress Brochure
    • Equity in Athletics Report - http://ope.ed.gov/athletics
    • FERPA - Catalog
    • Transfer of credits policy - Catalog
    • Textbook prices - College Website, "Bookstore"
    • Financial Aid for study abroad programs - If SLCC contracts with a study abroad program, students may be eligible for financial aid for that program
    • Net Price Calculator - College Website
    • Copyright infringement regulations - Library Patron's Handbook; College Website, "Academics/McCaslin Library"
    • Gainful employment programs - SLCC has no gainful employment programs. The College's Certificate Programs are not eligible for financial aid
    • Fire Safety Report - http://ope.ed.gov/security

    Disaggregated Graduation Rates

    Disaggregated Graduation Rate by Gender
    Cohort Fall 2008-2009
      Total Enrolled Total That Completed Degree Program Completion/Graduation Rate
    Cohort Total 36 12 33%
    Male 20 4 20%
    Female 16 8 50%
    Disaggregated Graduation Rate by Need Based Aid
    Cohort Fall 2007-2008
      Total Enrolled Total That Completed Degree Program Completion/Graduation Rate
    Cohort Total 36 12 33%
    Pell Recipients 15 5 33%
    Subsidized Loan Recipients 19 6 32%
    Recipients of Neither a Pell
    Grant Nor a Subsidized Loan
    14 5 36%
    Disaggregated Graduation Rate by Self-Reported Race
    Cohort Fall 2007-2008
      Total Enrolled Total That Completed Degree Program Completion/Graduation Rate
    Cohort Total 36 12 33%
    Non-Resident/Alien 1 0 0%
    Hispanic/Latino 1 0 0%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 0 0 N/A
    Black/African American 3 1 33%
    White 31 11 35%
    American Indian/
    Alaskan American
    0 0 N/A
    Race/Ethnicity Unknown 0 0 N/A

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