State Fair Community College

Sedalia, MO 65301

State Fair Community College is one of the 17 public 2-year colleges in Missouri. Its campus is small in size and located in the town of Sedalia. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 31% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

State Fair Community College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $3,840, and fees were $360. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,280 and $360 respectively.


Campus LocaleRemote Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate54%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 5 56
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Certificate 0 0

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1977 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$105
In State Students$160
Out of State Students$220
Graduate courses
In District Students--
In State Students--
Out of State Students--

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,725 $7,200 $9,900
ADN 70 $7,350 $11,200 $15,400
BSN 125 $13,125 $20,000 $27,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 92% of State Fair Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 55% $4,129
Other Federal Grant 10% $268
State Grant & Scholarships 56% $2,549
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 13% $2,368
Federal Student Loans 17% $4,142
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$4,344
$30,001 to $48,000$4,348
$48,001 to $75,000$6,040
$75,001 to $110,000$7,043
Over $110,000$6,460

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Annette McClanahan Harrison Endowed Nursing Scholarship

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Betty Crim Endowed Nursing Scholarship

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Bill and Mary Russell Healthcare Scholarship

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Marsha’s Angels Scholarship Fund

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Missouri state board of nursing.

State Fair Community College
3201 W 16th Street
Sedalia, MO 65301

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