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Urban Studies Degree

The complex and ever-evolving Urban Studies and Affairs field is an interdisciplinary area of study that synthesizes cultural, social, and economic constructs of a city. Urban studies and affairs brings together a variety of specialties such as sociology, psychology, political science, geography, and history to make sense of mission critical questions about a city or defined urban area. Get more details below including other Missouri colleges that offer urban studies degrees.

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Harris – Stowe State University

Also known as Harris-Stowe State College

2800 Palmyra Rd, Hannibal, MO

Harris - Stowe State University is a public historically black institution located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Many historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) were established after the civil war to provide newly freed African Americans with educational opportunities. Approximately 1,700 students are enrolled per year at Harris - Stowe State University.

A list of some of the popular programs are:

  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Accounting
  • Elementary Education
  • Information Science Studies
  • Education

The school has an open enrollment policy, accepting all students that meet the minimum requirements for admission. Submission of school records, test scores, and letters of recommendations may be requested for certain programs. More information regarding admissions can be found at hssu.edu.

The tuition at this school varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay close to $5,000 per year, while out-of-state residents are charged $9,400 for the year. Housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is around $6,500. Students attending this school may qualify for aid which is typically loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

Harris-Stowe State College has a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NAIA. Available sports offered may include:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division I)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division I)
  • Soccer (NAIA Division I)
  • Softball (NAIA Division I)

To see a full list of areas of study, programs, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please take a look at the school's website at http://www.hssu.edu.

Students Enrolled in the Urban Studies Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Harris – Stowe State University offers a bachelor's degree program in urban studies.

Students by Gender (2019)

 Graduates
Male0
Female5

Students by Race (2019)

 Graduates
Black5

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2020: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Urban Studies program at Harris-Stowe State College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

Sociologists

Description

Study human society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as various social, religious, political, and business organizations. May study the behavior and interaction of groups, trace their origin and growth, and analyze the influence of group activities on individual members.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, sociologists employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -0.7% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the candidates Harris-Stowe State College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Harris – Stowe State University may offer services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work
  • Child care

Intercollegiate Athletics

Harris – Stowe State University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (American Midwest Conference)
  • Basketball (American Midwest Conference)
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Volleyball
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