Stephens

Stephens College

Stephens
#4063 / #1055
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#763
Most Desirable School
Women's college in Columbia, Missouri

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About Stephens College

According to Wikipedia, Stephens College is a private women's college in Columbia, Missouri. It is the second-oldest women's educational establishment that is still a women's college in the United States. It was founded on August 24, 1833, as the Columbia Female Academy. In 1856, David H. Hickman helped secure the college's charter under the name The Columbia Female Baptist Academy In the late 19th century it was renamed Stephens College after James L. Stephens endowed the college with $20,000. From 1937 to 1943, its Drama Department became renowned under its chairman and teacher, the actress Maude Adams, James M. Barrie's first American Peter Pan. The Warehouse Theater is the major performance venue for the college. The campus includes a National Historic District: Stephens College South Campus Historic District. It enrolled 593 students in Fall 2021.

Stephens College's Online Degrees

MS in Health Information Management
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported

Stephens College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
67764%53%103522

How Much Does Stephens College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$24,570
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$19,649
30K - 48K$22,207
48K - 75K$22,673
75K - 110K$23,665
110K+$23,533

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Stephens College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Stephens College, then you can expect to earn an average of $41,000 per year. You also have a 91% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Stephens College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
655421234

Where is Stephens College?

Stephens College is located at 1200 E Broadway, Columbia MO 65215

How Safe is Stephens College?

Columbia has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Stephens College Known For?

Stephens College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Stephens College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Literature
#1562
World Rank
#1606
Historical Rank
#513
USA Rank
literature Degrees
Psychology
#1325
World Rank
#1341
Historical Rank
#513
USA Rank
psychology Degrees
Communications
#2319
World Rank
#2343
Historical Rank
#625
USA Rank
communications Degrees
Education
#3430
World Rank
#3437
Historical Rank
#791
USA Rank
education Degrees
Business
#3639
World Rank
#3640
Historical Rank
#963
USA Rank
business Degrees
Biology
#5293
World Rank
#5314
Historical Rank
#1273
USA Rank
biology Degrees
Medical
#4654
World Rank
#4655
Historical Rank
#1366
USA Rank
medicine Degrees

Who Are Stephens College's Most Influential Alumni?

Stephens College's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, Literature, and Criminal Justice. Here are some of Stephens College's most famous alumni:

Jeane Kirkpatrick
An American diplomat and Presidential advisor .
Paula Zahn
Paula Zahn
An American journalist and newscaster.
Annie Potts
Annie Potts
An American actress.
Jennifer Tilly
Jennifer Tilly
An American actress.
Dawn Wells
Dawn Wells
An American actress .
Elizabeth Mitchell
Elizabeth Mitchell
An American actress.
Stephanie Beatriz
Stephanie Beatriz
An American actress.
Shirley Clarke
Shirley Clarke
An American filmmaker .
Carlos Carrasco
An American actor.

Who Are Stephens College's Most Influential Faculty?