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13723 Riverport Drive Suite 103
Maryland Heights, MO 63042
p. 954-400-2000
w. www.anthem.edu

Anthem College-Maryland Heights

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Anthem College – Maryland Heights was founded in 1981 and is part of the Anthem Education group of colleges. This campus focuses mainly on healthcare coursework with a lot of hands on experience in school labs and in externships, which often lead to professional careers.


Students can enroll in one of the healthcare programs and earn a diploma or in some cases an Associate of Applied Science degree. The Dental Assistant program involves hands-on learning in dental health and day-to-day skills needed for working with dentists and patients. Students interested in the Massage Therapy program will learn various massage techniques in the clinical or sports therapy track. The Medical Assistant degree trains students to become medical assistants, medical secretaries, or lab technicians in a physician’s office, while those enrolled in the Medical Front Office and Billing program learn the skills needed to work the front office along with gaining knowledge about coding, insurance, and billing. The Patient Care Technician program teaches occupational therapy, radiology, and respiratory and geriatric skills in order to train students to care for patients. Those destined for the Pharmacy Technician track will have hands-on classes in pharmacology, chemotherapy, intravenous treatments and antibiotics. Students enter externships in pharmacies to round out their education. Finally, students in the Surgical Technologist program are trained to work in an operating room and learn to handle the pressures of the environment and the prepping and clean up post surgery and how to handle medical instruments.

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Students interested in any of the programs offered need to contact the school directly to learn about admissions. A representative will guide you through the process and help you determine the most successful course of study to get you started on a career path.

Financial Aid

There are many revenues for financial aid offered at Anthem. All students interested in loans must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), list all schools past high school attended, and complete all other loan forms. Contact the Financial Aid Office for more information and they will guide you through the process.

Besides federal loans, students should consider applying for a Federal Pell Grant, Federal SEOG, Academic Competitiveness Grant, or the Work Study program to help offset the cost of tuition.

Several scholarships are also available:

  • VA Chapter 33 Yellow Ribbon Scholarship
  • State Scholarships
  • Joseph Nagengast Scholarship

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 3494th for the average student loan amount.
Secrets to getting the best scholarships and financial aid in Missouri.


The Maryland Heights location of Anthem is a local commuter college, so students will typically live on their own nearby and commute since student housing is not available. However, students do have the option of taking some classes online to earn degrees in the healthcare field, which is convenient for those who may live further away. Students can also participate in career services, the externship placement program, tutoring if help is needed to pass a class, and fun activities sponsored by the campus to get to know each other outside of the classroom setting.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Additional School Information

This campus sponsors a Trauma Day each March where students participate in faux medical disasters in order to train their responses to real-life scenarios. Simulated deaths, criminal chasing, observing medical departments in violation, along with dealing with fall out from bombings, plane crashes, and even earthquakes are part of the training.


The programs offered are accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Information Summary

Ranks 68th in Missouri and 2963rd overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 32 0.12
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Forcible Rape N/A N/A
Robbery 8 0.03
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 117 0.42
Larceny 569 2.06
Vehicle theft 32 0.12

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Maryland Heights, MO 63042
Surrounding communityFringe rural area (less than 5 mi. from an urban area)
Total Population19,162 (18,128 urban / 1,034 rural)
Households8,412 (2.28 people per house)
Median Household Income$42,004
Families4,858 (2.97 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Private For-profit
Undergraduate PopulationHigher full-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingVery small two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAssociate's degree
Calendar SystemOther academic year
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District2902

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 3046th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $13,832 $13,832 $13,832
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $225 $225 $225
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $14,057 $14,057 $14,057
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $34,057 $34,057 $34,057
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $18,557 $18,557 $18,557

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees N/A $12,972 N/A $12,972 N/A $12,972
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board N/A $14,632
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses N/A $4,096
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board N/A $4,096

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

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Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 4282nd for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $41,845 ($35,365 male / $31,442 female)
Number of FT Faculty 6 (2 male / 4 female)
Number of PT Faculty 18
FT Faculty Ratio 0.3 : 1
Total Benefits N/A

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