Stephens College


Columbia, MO

Stephens College SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Competitive
8/10
SATs
8/10
Diversity
8/10
The Town
7.5/10
Cost
4/10
Debt
4/10
Career Earnings
8/10
Job Prospects
8/10

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Stephens College Info Snack

Stephens College is a women's college located in Columbia, Missouri. It is the second-oldest female 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 Female College after James L. Stephens endowed the college with $20,000. From 1937-1943 its Drama Department was renowned by its chairman and teacher, the actress Maude Adams, James M. Barrie's first Peter Pan. The campus includes a National Historic District: Stephens College South Campus Historic District.

Undergraduates
722
Admission Rate
67.8%
Median Debt
$18,993
Average Net Cost
$42,178
In-state Tuition
$29,176
Out-of-state Tuition
$29,176
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