Welcome to STLCC
Education for Real Life, for Your Whole Life
That's our commitment to you.
Through a changing economy and sharp increases in the price of higher education, STLCC has provided opportunity for all. As the largest higher educational institution in the region, STLCC has served more than 1.3 million students. Over 50% of households in the St. Louis area are represented in our former and current student body. Since 1962, St. Louis Community College has held fast to the fundamental belief that education has the power to lift us up — as individuals, as communities and as a city.
Today, STLCC offers associate degrees, certificates, college transfer degrees, career development and workforce training. As we launch students into new and better careers, four-year degrees and richer lives, we strengthen St. Louis one student at a time. View our mission and vision in greater detail here.
Paths and Programs
You have options when it comes to your educational goals at STLCC. We’re here to support you along whichever route you choose.
Preparing individuals for the workforce is just one way that St. Louis Community College makes an impact in the community and on the economy.
- Research shows that for every $1 invested in their STLCC education, students receive a return on that investment of $4.70 in higher future income over their working careers. Taxpayers gain $2.80 in added tax revenue and public sector savings. Society gains $10.80 in added state revenue and social savings.
- From a taxpayer perspective, every $1 of state or local tax money invested in STLCC returns $2.80 in benefits.
- STLCC’s annual impact on St. Louis is $2.5 billion with 32,371 jobs supported. One out of every 34 jobs in the St. Louis area is supported by the activities of STLCC and its students.
- STLCC contributes $145.3 million in operations spending, $3.7 million in construction
spending, $33.4 million in student spending and $2.3 million in alumni impact.
(Data provided is from 2017-2018)
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