Saint Charles Community College

Fast Facts

  • School Size

    Medium

  • Cost of Attendance

    $5,000—$10,000 Year

  • Affiliation

    Public

  • Type of School

    2yr/Community College

  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed

  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students

    Yes

  • Conditional Admission Available

    Yes

  • Top Programs

    Business, Computer Science, Engineering

  • Setting

    Suburban

  • Accreditation and Certification

    CEA, EnglishUSA Member, HLC

  • Type of Housing

    Apartment

  • Social Media

Welcome to St. Charles Community College!

St. Charles Community College (SCC) offers on-campus housing, a safe and beautiful campus, and affordable tuition ($5,520 a year for base tuition). 

While pursuing their degree program in one of over 50 majors and degrees, students can complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree and an associate degree.  SCC offers dozens of pathways to transfer to universities to complete a bachelor's degree and conditional guaranteed admission to university partners (University of Missouri St. Louis, University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri State University, Missouri Valley University, and Fontbonne University).

English language training and ESL pathway programs are available.  The admissions process and requirements are fully explained at www.stchas.edu/international, and you can chat with an SCC advisor between 8 am and 5 pm CST when you visit www.stchas.edu/international.

 

Admissions Requirements: 

  • High School Degree or Equivalent
  • Language Proficiency Score (all scores accepted)
  • Proof of Financial Ability for a total of $20,495 for tuition, living expenses, transportation, insurance, daily life, books 
  • Completed SCC Application

View Complete Admissions requirements and chat with an admissions advisor between 8 am and 5 pm CST Monday to Friday here.

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSIONS TO INTENSIVE ESL PROGRAM

Students with the English proficiency scores listed below qualify for admissions to the non-degree intensive English program offered through the English Language and Culture Institute:

• TOEFL (Paper Based Test) : Minimum score of 323
• TOEFL IBT (Internet Based Test): Minimum score of 50
• IELTS (International English Language Testing System): Minimum score of 5.5
• Duolingo Online Test: Minimum score of 80

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSIONS TO ESL PATHWAY TO DEGREE PROGRAM

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Paper Based: Minimum score of 323
  • TOEFL IBT (Internet Based Test): Minimum score of 50
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System): Minimum score of 5.5
  • Duolingo Online Test: Minimum score of 80
  • Completion of program at SCC's CEA-certified English Language and Culture Institute (ELCI)

EXEMPTION FROM ESL REQUIREMENTS

Non-native English speakers who apply for acceptance to a degree-seeking program may be exempted from English as a Second Language coursework with the following demonstration of language proficiency:

  • TOEFL Paper Based: Minimum score of 550
  • TOEFL IBT: Minimum score of 79 with no section score below 17
  • IELTS: Minimum score of 6.5
  • Duolingo Online Test: Minimum score of 100
  • Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English): Minimum grade of C
  • Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English): Minimum grade of B
  • GTEC CBT (Global Test of English Communication Computer Based Test): Minimum score of 100
  • PTE (Pearson Test of English) Academic: Minimum score of 6.5
  • IB (International Baccalaureate) English A: Language & Literature HL Exam: Minimum score of 5
  • Transferrable Credits: Minimum of 24 transferable credits from an accredited two- or four-year post-secondary institution in the United States
  • English Composition Course: Minimum grade of C in English Composition at an accredited two- or four-year post-secondary institution in the United States
  • American high school graduation and:
  • ACT (American College Testing): minimum score of 19 in Reading and English, or
  • AP (Advanced Placement): Score of 4 or 5 on either the English: Language and Composition; or English:Literature and Composition exams
Saint Charles Community College


4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr
Cottleville MO 63376
P: 636-922-8611

One Academy Place
Dardenne Prairie MO 63368
P: 6369228617
CEA EnglishUSA Member
For more information: Saint Charles Community College