Missouri College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, 169 colleges are active for serving college programs in Missouri. By school types, there are fifty-two public schools and 117 private schools. By school levels, eighty 4-years (or high) schools, thirty-nine 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and fifty less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the 169 Missouri schools, Washington University in St Louis ranked first and Missouri University of Science and Technology ranked second (view more at Missouri college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all Missouri colleges is $14,539 for Missouri residents and $16,248 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 71.49% and the average SAT score is 1,111. The average number of students is 2,204 and the average student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Missouri colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2020 Missouri Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in Missouri ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Washington University in St Louis
Saint Louis, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$56,893$56,5621,52014.00%15,85295%7 to 1
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$30,051$30,9431,32579.00%8,60166%18 to 1
Saint Louis University
Saint Louis, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$47,124$22,0741,27558.00%14,43879%9 to 1
Webster University
Saint Louis, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$28,700$13,5001,13057.00%11,40658%12 to 1
DeVry University-Missouri
Kansas City, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,116$17,552-100.00%11129%7 to 1
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$29,005$27,1931,23081.00%29,84371%17 to 1
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$26,886$26,6991,15561.00%16,37550%15 to 1
Truman State University
Kirksville, MO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,659$16,5511,25063.00%5,85375%17 to 1
Missouri Baptist University
Saint Louis, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$29,360$10,2561,01061.00%5,29245%19 to 1
University of Missouri-St Louis
Saint Louis, MO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$29,970$30,1541,13073.00%16,44152%19 to 1
Missouri State University-Springfield
Springfield, MO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$16,608$12,0421,14088.00%23,69756%21 to 1
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, MO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$14,205$10,7921,13586.00%11,07150%20 to 1
Maryville University of Saint Louis
Saint Louis, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$27,166$15,6961,14583.00%9,13971%14 to 1
Fontbonne University
Saint Louis, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$27,790$14,4001,04579.00%1,29054%10 to 1
Rockhurst University
Kansas City, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$39,780$16,7801,16964.00%3,14576%14 to 1
William Woods University
Fulton, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,930$6,7501,11164.00%2,30258%10 to 1
Drury University
Springfield, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,915$8,5151,13564.00%1,73058%11 to 1
Westminster College
Fulton, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,880-1,11096.00%71759%11 to 1
Stephens College
Columbia, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$23,385$9,1651,12056.00%75646%11 to 1
Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies
Fayette, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,430$6,435-100.00%3,863-17 to 1
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,434$16,394-65.00%11,48751%17 to 1
Lindenwood University
Saint Charles, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,100$9,5501,07588.00%9,46850%14 to 1
Evangel University
Springfield, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,037$8,8381,08097.00%2,09856%15 to 1
Northwest Missouri State University
Maryville, MO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$14,458$6,6731,11973.00%6,85752%22 to 1
Southwest Baptist University
Bolivar, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,440$5,4231,02871.00%3,35746%12 to 1
Avila University
Kansas City, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$21,115$7,7981,08341.00%1,64955%12 to 1
Park University
Parkville, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,651$6,224--11,41562%15 to 1
Columbia College
Columbia, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,762$8,584--12,08028%25 to 1
Missouri Western State University
Saint Joseph, MO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$14,472$12,212--5,66938%17 to 1
Crowder College
Neosho, MO
Public, 2-4 years
$4,608---4,52135%13 to 1
Midwest Institute
Fenton, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$29,985--76.00%27573%6 to 1
Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Cape Girardeau, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,301--50.00%175100%4 to 1
City Pointe Beauty Academy
Webb City, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,987---9273%8 to 1
William Jewell College
Liberty, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$34,450$4,8001,19046.00%80863%10 to 1
East Central College
Union, MO
Public, 2-4 years
$6,048---2,62935%16 to 1
Northland Career Center
Platte City, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$7,500---2-10 to 1
Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield
Springfield, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,600---40578%17 to 1
College of the Ozarks
Point Lookout, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,960-1,08410.00%1,56571%14 to 1
Metro Business College-Rolla
Rolla, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$11,375---32-5 to 1
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$20,467---22159%10 to 1
Texas County Technical College
Houston, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$18,240--83.00%6367%10 to 1
Beyond The Basics School of Cosmetology
Marshfield, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,110---19-9 to 1
Poplar Bluff Technical Career Center
Poplar Bluff, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$7,334---2172%2 to 1
Clinton Technical School
Clinton, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$10,450--83.00%2071%2 to 1
Grabber School of Hair Design
St. Louis, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,250---21970%14 to 1
Four Rivers Career Center
Washington, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$16,545---3350%11 to 1
Lebanon College of Cosmetology
Lebanon, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,965---1250%6 to 1
eClips School of Cosmetology and Barbering
Overland, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,500---3467%8 to 1
Purdue University Global-St. Louis
St. Louis, MO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$14,343$11,414--278-20 to 1
Salem College of Hairstyling
Rolla, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,500---3350%17 to 1
Vatterott College-Springfield
Springfield, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$11,172---162-11 to 1
Harris-Stowe State University
Saint Louis, MO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,116---1,71617%17 to 1
Academy of Hair Design-Springfield
Springfield, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,750---24262%11 to 1
Saint Louis Christian College
Florissant, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,280-1,09138.00%9040%5 to 1
Franklin Technology Center Adult Education
Joplin, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$13,513---13475%12 to 1
Aquinas Institute of Theology
Saint Louis, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,039$14,618--158--
Jefferson College
Hillsboro, MO
Public, 2-4 years
$7,620---4,43231%18 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Springfield
Springfield, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,000---16855%14 to 1
Saline County Career Center
Marshall, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$12,870--77.00%23100%10 to 1
House of Heavilin Beauty College-Blue Springs
Blue Springs, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,925---13388%25 to 1
Kansas City Art Institute
Kansas City, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$40,100-1,15057.00%67261%9 to 1
City Vision University
Kansas City, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,250$6,400--137100%8 to 1
St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis
Saint Louis, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$15,035---10339%10 to 1
Cass Career Center
Harrisonville, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$13,145--100.00%2050%6 to 1
Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center
Cape Girardeau, MO
Public, 2-4 years
$8,400---24777%11 to 1
Lake Career and Technical Center
Camdenton, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$4,500---17100%7 to 1
The Salon Professional Academy-St Charles
St. Charles, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,954---11890%10 to 1
Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Public, 2-4 years
$7,710---16,35123%13 to 1
American Trade School
Saint Ann, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$21,100---12064%13 to 1
University of Missouri-System Office
Columbia, MO
Public, 4 years
four-years
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North Central Missouri College
Trenton, MO
Public, 2-4 years
$6,780---1,85441%21 to 1
Cottey College
Nevada, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,770-1,07546.00%27158%6 to 1
Merrell University of Beauty Arts and Science
Jefferson City, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,975---5868%13 to 1
Applied Technology Services
Sunset Hills, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$17,600--53.00%16479%13 to 1
Academy of Salon Professionals
Sedalia, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,074---3867%11 to 1
Nazarene Theological Seminary
Kansas City, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,539$9,940--200--
Culver-Stockton College
Canton, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$27,740$6,20099552.00%1,06852%14 to 1
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Kansas City, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,020$6,9501,115100.00%2,79779%18 to 1
New Dimensions School of Hair Design
Joplin, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,694---1936%5 to 1
L'Ecole Culinaire-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$14,225---124-22 to 1
Eden Theological Seminary
Webster Groves, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,999$10,060--130--
Missouri Southern State University
Joplin, MO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$14,924$6,30099094.00%6,00632%19 to 1
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills
Sunset Hills, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,346---316-12 to 1
Metro Business College-Jefferson City
Jefferson City, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$11,375---48-6 to 1
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$16,757---15461%9 to 1
Academy of Cosmetology and Esthetics
Nevada, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,274---28-4 to 1
Ranken Technical College
Saint Louis, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,852---1,69853%11 to 1
Pike-Lincoln Technical Center
Eolia, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$12,750---3386%2 to 1
Bolivar Technical College
Bolivar, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$18,360--33.00%12058%8 to 1
Rolla Technical Institute/Center
Rolla, MO
Public, 2-4 years
$10,836--64.00%10893%6 to 1
Waynesville Career Center
Waynesville, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$13,753---3084%15 to 1
Ozarks Technical Community College
Springfield, MO
Public, 2-4 years
$6,028---12,22130%15 to 1
Vatterott College-St Charles
St Charles, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$11,580---220-12 to 1
WellSpring School of Allied Health-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$15,000---16675%9 to 1
Drury University-College of Continuing Professional Studies
Springfield, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,924---1,54212%12 to 1
American College of Hair Design Inc
Sedalia, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,750---2850%7 to 1
Vatterott College-Joplin
Joplin, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$11,735---140-9 to 1
House of Heavilin Beauty College-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,925---249%25 to 1
Pinnacle Career Institute-North Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$20,465---5-5 to 1
St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Saint Louis, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,147-1,24492.00%1,19582%9 to 1
Kirksville Area Technical Center
Kirksville, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$10,250--64.00%3273%3 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Missouri Columbia
Columbia, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,000---10078%12 to 1
Urshan Graduate School of Theology
Wentzville, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,199$7,700--87--
Missouri State University-West Plains
West Plains, MO
Public, 2-4 years
$8,640---1,86927%14 to 1
Warrensburg Area Career Center
Warrensburg, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$13,809--100.00%2982%7 to 1
Cox College
Springfield, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,600$12,610-39.00%919-9 to 1
Kenrick Glennon Seminary
Saint Louis, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$21,590$27,670-75.00%13088%7 to 1
Transformed Barber and Cosmetology Academy
Kansas City, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$20,495---42-8 to 1
State Fair Community College
Sedalia, MO
Public, 2-4 years
$6,168---4,73132%21 to 1
Central Christian College of the Bible
Moberly, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,250$4,950895-21139%12 to 1
Lex La-Ray Technical Center
Lexington, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$13,782--56.00%3282%3 to 1
Grand River Technical School
Chillicothe, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$6,500--75.00%8793%3 to 1
State Technical College of Missouri
Linn, MO
Public, 2-4 years
$11,940---1,47174%12 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-St Louis
St. Louis, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,827---21375%13 to 1
Conception Seminary College
Conception, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,873-875100.00%6458%5 to 1
Lutheran School of Nursing
Saint Louis, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$10,620--100.00%16133%7 to 1
National American University-Lee's Summit
Lee's Summit, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,000---154-1 to 1
Moberly Area Community College
Moberly, MO
Public, 2-4 years
$7,230---5,20233%23 to 1
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Kansas City, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$33,551$33,772--1,210--
Covenant Theological Seminary
Saint Louis, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,649$13,950--521--
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau
Cape Girardeau, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$11,375---45-11 to 1
Central College of Cosmetology
Saint Robert, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,500---6750%13 to 1
Carthage R9 School District-Carthage Technical Center
Carthage, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$11,800---28100%9 to 1
Neosho Beauty College
Neosho, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,350---3338%12 to 1
Mineral Area College
Park Hills, MO
Public, 2-4 years
$6,560---2,88533%19 to 1
House of Heavilin Beauty College-Raymore
Raymore, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,925---2767%25 to 1
Vatterott College-ex'treme Institute by Nelly-St Louis
St. Louis, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$12,850---245-25 to 1
Ozark Christian College
Joplin, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,600-1,05567.00%60854%15 to 1
Vatterott College-Berkeley
Berkeley, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$11,485---545-14 to 1
Elaine Steven Beauty College
Saint Louis, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,450---13530%16 to 1
Missouri Valley College
Marshall, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$21,500$3,60096553.00%1,86723%16 to 1
Missouri College of Cosmetology North
Springfield, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,015---5876%7 to 1
University of Phoenix-Missouri
Saint Louis, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,710$17,760--1512%8 to 1
Stevens-The Institute of Business & Arts
Saint Louis, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,960--100.00%122100%10 to 1
National American University-Independence
Independence, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,000---83-5 to 1
St Charles Community College
Cottleville, MO
Public, 2-4 years
$6,900---6,26925%19 to 1
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton
Fenton, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,775--100.00%46772%30 to 1
Ea La Mar's Cosmetology & Barber College
Kansas City, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,900---4885%15 to 1
Research College of Nursing
Kansas City, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$40,780$10,520--363-7 to 1
L'Ecole Culinaire-St Louis
St. Louis, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$13,310---130-14 to 1
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences-Joplin
Joplin, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
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Bryan University
Springfield, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,782$14,420--19437%9 to 1
Hannibal-LaGrange University
Hannibal, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$24,000$14,2501,02061.00%89041%12 to 1
National American University-Zona Rosa
Kansas City, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,000---14917%6 to 1
WellSpring School of Allied Health-Springfield
Springfield, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$14,500---66-10 to 1
Sikeston Career and Technology Center
Sikeston, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$8,500---43-4 to 1
Vatterott College-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Private, 2-4 years
$11,826---260-10 to 1
Concorde Career College-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,805--95.00%60657%34 to 1
Summit Salon Academy Kansas City
Independence, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,650---2850%5 to 1
Healing Arts Center
St. Louis, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,750---140-20 to 1
Saint Louis Community College
Bridgeton, MO
Public, 2-4 years
$6,825---18,15716%19 to 1
South Central Career Center
West Plains, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$13,615---6177%8 to 1
Baptist Bible College
Springfield, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,890$8,150--25633%12 to 1
Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing
Saint Louis, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$21,515$10,872--634-9 to 1
American Business and Technology University
St Joseph, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$21,450---40420%14 to 1
Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences
Kansas City, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,456$17,804--665-12 to 1
Nevada Regional Technical Center
Nevada, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$12,574--100.00%21-7 to 1
Calvary University
Kansas City, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,164$7,9441,12578.00%34636%12 to 1
A T Still University of Health Sciences
Kirksville, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,335$37,486--3,717--
Skin Institute
Saint Louis, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,065---6698%15 to 1
Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Fayette, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,780-1,01593.00%1,14847%12 to 1
Lincoln University
Jefferson City, MO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,360$10,654--2,47827%18 to 1
Columbia Area Career Center
Columbia, MO
Public, Less than 2 years
$12,068--63.00%28-6 to 1
Logan University
Chesterfield, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,700$9,9001,02067.00%1,582-13 to 1
Evolve Beauty Academy
Washing, MO
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,000---18100%9 to 1
Three Rivers College
Poplar Bluff, MO
Public, 2-4 years
$5,490---3,07628%19 to 1
Concordia Seminary
Saint Louis, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$28,815--551--
Chamberlain University-Missouri
St. Louis, MO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,820--91.00%53550%8 to 1
Hillyard Technical Center
Saint Joseph, MO
Public, 2-4 years
$12,630--54.00%9081%4 to 1
Average$16,248$14,7211,11171.49%2,20458%12 to 1