Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, St. Louis Community College (STLCC) —Florissant Valley campus is recognized for its academic programs in education, child care, art, and chemical manufacturing. The community college offers associate degrees in a number of disciplines, as well as a variety of certificates for immediate entry into the workforce. In addition, St. Louis Community College—Florissant Valley offers the only Missouri associate degree in biotechnology.
The school also offers an honors program, an accelerated learning program, continuing education, and the opportunity for students to study abroad. The honors program is designed for students seeking an excelled and enriching learning environment through honors courses and contracts. The accelerated learning program helps working adults achieve an associate degree in general transfer studies in two years. Students interested in studying abroad can receive credit for doing so under the direction of STLCC faculty. Destination choices include Germany, Greece, and Canterbury, England.
In addition, STLCC’s continuing education program offers students the opportunity to enhance their personal and professional skills through computer courses, gardening classes, dance lessons, art classes, financial seminars, and more. Specialized classes are also offered through the continuing education program and may include nursing and allied health courses, small business seminars, and classes geared specifically for children. Another aspect of this program is community engagement activities which include youth sports, family safety, health seminars, and enrichment programs.
STLCC also offers high school students the opportunity to get a jump start on their college education through the dual enrollment program. High school juniors and seniors interested in dual enrollment must be accepted into the program prior to enrolling in classes.
St. Louis Community College (STLCC)—Florissant Valley campus is one of four campuses maintained by STLCC and is open to all students who have a high school diploma or equivalent and would like to further their education. For detailed instructions and admission requirements, contact the Admission Office directly.
St. Louis Community College (STLCC)—Florissant Valley campus provides a number of financial aid options for qualifying students, including grants, scholarships, work study, and loans. Grants are given to students with financial needs and do not have to be repaid. Work study programs allow students to work while attending college and use that extra money to help pay school expenses. Scholarships are awarded based on participation in an activity, such as a intercollegiate sports, or for academic achievements, and do not have to be repaid. Federal loans have a low-interest and must be repaid once a student is no longer a half time student, at minimum. All students are required to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the April 1 deadline.
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St. Louis Community College—Florissant Valley is a commuter campus which serves a wide range of students, including students preparing for four-year institutions, students seeking associate degrees, continuing education students, high school students, and working professionals.
This campus provides many opportunities for students to get involved including over 25 student clubs and organizations, a peer leader program, student theater, an art gallery, a training center, and KCFV-FM, a student run radio station which provides hands-on experience as part of the Associate of Arts program.
In addition, St. Louis Community College—Florissant Valley campus has a child care facility that offers full-time or part-time child care services for children ages six weeks through 12 years old. The Child Development Center (CDC) is a state and nationally accredited and licensed child care facility which serves the Florissant Valley community, as well as college staff and students.
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St. Louis Community College—Florissant Valley campus provides intercollegiate men’s soccer, baseball, basketball, and track and field, as well as women’s softball, volleyball, basketball, soccer, and track and field.
As members of the National Junior College Athletic Association, the Titans have won national championships in men’s and women’s soccer, as well as women’s volleyball. In addition, over 200 St. Louis Community College—Florissant Valley athletes have earned All-American awards, and approximately 20 have been recognized as Academic All-American athletes.
Sports scholarships are considered for students who are recommended by the coaches or the athletic director. The ultimate decision and how much a student athlete receives is determined by the scholarship committee.