Colleges in Missouri

Missouri has 75 private and 13 public 4-year colleges that enroll 227,820 freshman students every year. The average tuition of public colleges is $6,447 (for in-state students) and $14,975 (for out-of-state students). The private colleges charge around $18,061 per year in tuition regardless of residency.

In the 2016-2017 academic year, the state of Missouri provided $23,173,128 in financial aid to 10,832 students who enrolled in 4-year colleges for the first time as undergraduates, while the colleges themselves awarded $229,031,363 in grant and scholarships to 23,809 students.

Missouri receives 1.8% of the total pell grant allotment from the federal government. In 2016-2017 academic year, 11,430 4-year colleges freshmen were awarded a total amount of $49,009,387 in pell grant ($4,293 per student on average) and 18,554 students received a total amount of $105,033,471 in the form of student loan from the federal government ($6,138 per student on average).

4-year Colleges in Missouri

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
A T Still University of Health Sciences

Location: Kirksville, MO

Private
not for profit
American Business and Technology University

Location: St Joseph, MO

Private
for profit
$22,573 $14,940 $14,940
Open admission
Aquinas Institute of Theology

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
not for profit
Assemblies of God Theological Seminary

Location: Springfield, MO

Private
not for profit
Avila University

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
not for profit
$19,871 $26,230 $26,230
56%
Baptist Bible College

Location: Springfield, MO

Private
not for profit
$13,894 $9,936 $9,936
Open admission
Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
not for profit
Brown Mackie College-St Louis

Location: Fenton, MO

Private
for profit
Bryan University

Location: Springfield, MO

Private
for profit
$19,919
Open admission
Calvary University

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
not for profit
$13,904 $10,500 $10,500
98%
Central Christian College of the Bible

Location: Moberly, MO

Private
not for profit
$10,932 $7,500 $7,500
28%
Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies

Location: Fayette, MO

Private
not for profit
$11,224 $5,040 $5,040
24%
Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Location: Fayette, MO

Private
not for profit
$21,184 $22,280 $22,280
61%
Chamberlain College of Nursing-Missouri

Location: St. Louis, MO

Private
for profit
$24,213 $18,630 $18,630
78%
City Vision University

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
not for profit
$11,100
Open admission
College of the Ozarks

Location: Point Lookout, MO

Private
not for profit
$13,308 $18,500 $18,500
14%
Columbia College

Location: Columbia, MO

Private
not for profit
$27,020 $20,936 $20,936
Open admission
Conception Seminary College

Location: Conception, MO

Private
not for profit
$31,588 $20,506 $20,506
Concorde Career College-Kansas City

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
for profit
$21,466 $14,480 $14,480
85%
Concordia Seminary

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
not for profit
Cottey College

Location: Nevada, MO

Private
not for profit
$16,789 $18,400 $18,400
69%
Covenant Theological Seminary

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
not for profit
Cox College

Location: Springfield, MO

Private
not for profit
$20,148 $9,600 $9,600
59%
Culver-Stockton College

Location: Canton, MO

Private
not for profit
$19,747 $24,990 $24,990
58%
DeVry University-Missouri

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
for profit
$23,065 $19,488 $19,488
94%
Drury University

Location: Springfield, MO

Private
not for profit
$22,181 $24,750 $24,750
70%
Eden Theological Seminary

Location: Webster Groves, MO

Private
not for profit
Evangel University

Location: Springfield, MO

Private
not for profit
$20,662 $20,874 $20,874
75%
Everest College-Springfield

Location: Springfield, MO

Private
not for profit
$18,322
Open admission
Fontbonne University

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
not for profit
$20,295 $24,250 $24,250
90%
Hannibal-LaGrange University

Location: Hannibal, MO

Private
not for profit
$19,086 $20,610 $20,610
62%
Harris-Stowe State University

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Public $9,371 $4,776 $9,409
Open admission
Hickey College

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
for profit
$15,607 $13,880 $13,880
76%
Kansas City Art Institute

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
not for profit
$29,003 $36,300 $36,300
65%
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
not for profit
Kenrick Glennon Seminary

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
not for profit
$19,650 $19,650
Lester E Cox Medical Center-School of Medical Technology

Location: Springfield, MO

Private
not for profit
Lincoln University

Location: Jefferson City, MO

Public $10,387 $6,150 $12,540
Open admission
Lindenwood University

Location: Saint Charles, MO

Private
not for profit
$22,183 $15,672 $15,672
55%
Logan University

Location: Chesterfield, MO

Private
not for profit
Maryville University of Saint Louis

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
not for profit
$26,654 $25,558 $25,558
93%
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
not for profit
$14,047 $6,535 $6,535
99%
Missouri Baptist University

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
not for profit
$19,246 $23,720 $23,720
51%
Missouri Southern State University

Location: Joplin, MO

Public $9,203 $4,957 $10,002
94%
Missouri State University-Springfield

Location: Springfield, MO

Public $14,862 $6,150 $13,200
84%
Missouri University of Science and Technology

Location: Rolla, MO

Public $13,874 $7,734 $23,850
79%
Missouri Valley College

Location: Marshall, MO

Private
not for profit
$20,065 $18,500 $18,500
46%
Missouri Western State University

Location: Saint Joseph, MO

Public $9,724 $5,893 $11,633
Open admission
National American University-Independence

Location: Independence, MO

Private
for profit
$12,960 $12,960
Open admission
National American University-Lee's Summit

Location: Lee's Summit, MO

Private
for profit
$12,960 $12,960
Open admission
National American University-Zona Rosa

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
for profit
$20,260 $12,960 $12,960
Open admission
Nazarene Theological Seminary

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
not for profit
Northwest Missouri State University

Location: Maryville, MO

Public $11,262 $4,335 $9,391
74%
Ozark Christian College

Location: Joplin, MO

Private
not for profit
$14,560 $11,360 $11,360
Park University

Location: Parkville, MO

Private
not for profit
$15,418 $11,730 $11,730
85%
Ranken Technical College

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
not for profit
$14,265 $14,232 $14,232
Open admission
Research College of Nursing

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
for profit
Rockhurst University

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
not for profit
$23,753 $34,880 $34,880
74%
Saint Louis Christian College

Location: Florissant, MO

Private
not for profit
$12,677 $10,850 $10,850
29%
Saint Louis University

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
not for profit
$33,222 $40,100 $40,100
65%
Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
not for profit
Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO

Private
not for profit
$16,380 $16,380
38%
Southeast Missouri State University

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO

Public $11,776 $5,979 $11,364
83%
Southwest Baptist University

Location: Bolivar, MO

Private
not for profit
$16,782 $21,600 $21,600
90%
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton

Location: Fenton, MO

Private
for profit
$30,569 $30,569
St Louis College of Pharmacy

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
not for profit
$26,252 $27,400 $27,400
71%
Stephens College

Location: Columbia, MO

Private
not for profit
$21,978 $29,554 $29,554
61%
Stevens-The Institute of Business & Arts

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
for profit
$17,993 $14,310 $14,310
33%
The Art Institute of St Louis

Location: St Charles, MO

Private
for profit
Truman State University

Location: Kirksville, MO

Public $12,478 $7,152 $13,636
68%
University of Central Missouri

Location: Warrensburg, MO

Public $13,567 $6,466 $12,891
75%
University of Missouri-Columbia

Location: Columbia, MO

Public $16,317 $8,286 $24,660
75%
University of Missouri-Kansas City

Location: Kansas City, MO

Public $15,368 $6,535 $17,575
62%
University of Missouri-St Louis

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Public $8,774 $9,394 $24,525
71%
University of Phoenix-Missouri

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
for profit
Urshan Graduate School of Theology

Location: Florissant, MO

Private
not for profit
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills

Location: Sunset Hills, MO

Private
for profit
$18,406
Open admission
Washington University in St Louis

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
not for profit
$28,824 $48,950 $48,950
17%
Webster University

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
not for profit
$24,717 $26,100 $26,100
47%
Westminster College

Location: Fulton, MO

Private
not for profit
$20,601 $23,200 $23,200
65%
William Jewell College

Location: Liberty, MO

Private
not for profit
$22,782 $32,210 $32,210
51%
William Woods University

Location: Fulton, MO

Private
not for profit
$22,611 $22,230 $22,230
70%

2-year Colleges in Missouri

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
American Trade School

Location: Saint Ann, MO

Private
for profit
$13,305 $16,600 $16,600
Open admission
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Kansas City

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
for profit
$24,367 $16,520 $16,520
Open admission
Bryan University

Location: Columbia, MO

Private
for profit
$19,687
Open admission
Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO

Public $7,637 $8,372 $8,372
Open admission
Court Reporting Institute of St Louis

Location: Clayton, MO

Private
for profit
$20,047
Open admission
Crowder College

Location: Neosho, MO

Public $4,689 $3,072 $3,072
Open admission
East Central College

Location: Union, MO

Public $7,873 $2,664 $4,032
Open admission
Hillyard Technical Center

Location: Saint Joseph, MO

Public $10,432 $10,432
36%
Jefferson College

Location: Hillsboro, MO

Public $5,363 $3,504 $4,656
Open admission
L'Ecole Culinaire-Kansas City

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
for profit
$20,354
Open admission
L'Ecole Culinaire-St Louis

Location: St. Louis, MO

Private
for profit
$22,415
Open admission
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-St Louis

Location: St Peters, MO

Private
for profit
Lutheran School of Nursing

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
for profit
$8,954 $8,954
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO

Private
for profit
$8,746 $11,250 $11,250
Open admission
Metro Business College-Jefferson City

Location: Jefferson City, MO

Private
for profit
$10,765 $11,250 $11,250
Open admission
Metro Business College-Rolla

Location: Rolla, MO

Private
for profit
$11,766 $11,250 $11,250
Open admission
Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City

Location: Kansas City, MO

Public $7,248 $5,100 $6,870
Open admission
Midwest Institute

Location: Fenton, MO

Private
for profit
$20,713 $14,680 $14,680
Open admission
Mineral Area College

Location: Park Hills, MO

Public $8,139 $4,280 $5,750
Open admission
Missouri State University-West Plains

Location: West Plains, MO

Public $7,669 $3,570 $7,140
Open admission
Moberly Area Community College

Location: Moberly, MO

Public $6,771 $4,230 $5,820
Open admission
North Central Missouri College

Location: Trenton, MO

Public $9,016 $3,270 $4,440
Open admission
Ozarks Technical Community College

Location: Springfield, MO

Public $6,205 $3,564 $4,752
Open admission
Pinnacle Career Institute-North Kansas City

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
for profit
$15,425 $20,465 $20,465
Open admission
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
for profit
$16,643 $20,465 $20,465
Open admission
Rolla Technical Institute/Center

Location: Rolla, MO

Public $14,529 $10,650 $10,650
73%
Saint Louis Community College

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Public $7,329 $4,080 $5,760
Open admission
St Charles Community College

Location: Cottleville, MO

Public $3,900 $3,576 $5,160
Open admission
St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
for profit
$27,040 $14,845 $14,845
Open admission
State Fair Community College

Location: Sedalia, MO

Public $4,538 $3,600 $5,040
Open admission
State Technical College of Missouri

Location: Linn, MO

Public $7,918 $4,793 $9,585
Open admission
Texas County Technical College

Location: Houston, MO

Private
not for profit
$17,991 $12,912 $12,912
71%
Three Rivers College

Location: Poplar Bluff, MO

Public $8,376 $4,200 $5,340
Open admission
Vatterott College-Berkeley

Location: Berkeley, MO

Private
for profit
$18,160
Open admission
Vatterott College-ex'treme Institute by Nelly-St Louis

Location: St. Louis, MO

Private
for profit
$17,847
Open admission
Vatterott College-Joplin

Location: Joplin, MO

Private
for profit
$19,571
Open admission
Vatterott College-Kansas City

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
for profit
$18,706
Open admission
Vatterott College-Springfield

Location: Springfield, MO

Private
for profit
$19,215
Open admission
Vatterott College-St Charles

Location: St Charles, MO

Private
for profit
$19,830
Open admission
Vatterott College-St Joseph

Location: Saint Joseph, MO

Private
for profit
$19,045
Open admission
WellSpring School of Allied Health-Kansas City

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
for profit
$18,826 $15,000 $15,000
Open admission
Wentworth Military Academy and College

Location: Lexington, MO

Private
not for profit
$19,159 $15,500 $15,500
Open admission

Vocational & Trade Schools in Missouri

College Name College Type Net Price Tuition and Fees Acceptance rate
Academy of Cosmetology and Esthetics

Location: Nevada, MO

Private
for profit
$6,575 $9,274
Open admission
Academy of Hair Design-Springfield

Location: Springfield, MO

Private
for profit
$10,597 $13,000
Open admission
Academy of Salon Professionals

Location: Sedalia, MO

Private
for profit
$7,527 $13,675
Open admission
American College of Hair Design Inc

Location: Sedalia, MO

Private
for profit
$10,104 $12,750
Open admission
Applied Technology Services

Location: Sunset Hills, MO

Public $19,525 $16,300
83%
Beyond The Basics School of Cosmetology

Location: Marshfield, MO

Private
for profit
$8,933 $12,110
Open admission
Carthage R9 School District-Carthage Technical Center

Location: Carthage, MO

Public $16,086 $11,000
Cass Career Center

Location: Harrisonville, MO

Public $15,857 $12,303
Central College of Cosmetology

Location: Saint Robert, MO

Private
for profit
$4,997 $9,600
Open admission
City Pointe Beauty Academy

Location: Webb City, MO

Private
for profit
$10,598 $15,586
Open admission
Clinton Technical School

Location: Clinton, MO

Public $18,451 $9,950
88%
Columbia Area Career Center

Location: Columbia, MO

Public $16,358 $12,723
71%
Cosmetology College of Franklin County

Location: Saint Clair, MO

Private
for profit
$8,847 $14,355
Open admission
Donna's Academy of Hair Design

Location: Smithville, MO

Private
for profit
$9,648 $11,650
Open admission
Ea La Mar's Cosmetology & Barber College

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
for profit
$11,509 $15,900
Open admission
eClips School of Cosmetology and Barbering

Location: Overland, MO

Private
for profit
$8,499 $9,500
Open admission
Elaine Steven Beauty College

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
for profit
$15,345 $15,450
Open admission
Essentials Academy of Cosmetology

Location: Neosho, MO

Private
for profit
Open admission
Four Rivers Career Center

Location: Washington, MO

Public $15,442
Open admission
Franklin Technology-MSSU

Location: Joplin, MO

Public $21,687 $13,107
Open admission
Grabber School of Hair Design

Location: St. Louis, MO

Private
for profit
$10,998 $15,750
Open admission
Grand River Technical School

Location: Chillicothe, MO

Public $6,673 $6,050
75%
Hair Academy 110

Location: Kirksville, MO

Private
for profit
$7,865 $11,800
Open admission
Healing Arts Center

Location: St. Louis, MO

Private
for profit
Open admission
House of Heavilin Beauty College-Blue Springs

Location: Blue Springs, MO

Private
for profit
$10,850 $17,800
Open admission
House of Heavilin Beauty College-Kansas City

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
for profit
$17,350 $17,800
Open admission
House of Heavilin Beauty College-Raymore

Location: Raymore, MO

Private
for profit
$13,730 $17,800
Open admission
Independence College of Cosmetology

Location: Independence, MO

Private
for profit
$13,088 $15,150
Open admission
Kirksville Area Technical Center

Location: Kirksville, MO

Public $11,183 $9,000
86%
Lake Career and Technical Center

Location: Camdenton, MO

Public $3,952
Open admission
Lebanon College of Cosmetology

Location: Lebanon, MO

Private
for profit
$10,235 $3,566
Open admission
Lex La-Ray Technical Center

Location: Lexington, MO

Public $11,719 $11,835
65%
Merrell University of Beauty Arts and Science

Location: Jefferson City, MO

Private
for profit
$12,800 $15,150
Open admission
Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield

Location: Springfield, MO

Private
for profit
$22,752 $13,174
Open admission
Missouri College of Cosmetology North

Location: Springfield, MO

Private
for profit
$8,065 $13,950
Open admission
Missouri School of Barbering

Location: Florissant, MO

Private
for profit
$9,193 $13,785
Open admission
National Academy of Beauty Arts-Farmington

Location: Farmington, MO

Private
for profit
$12,831 $15,500
Open admission
National Academy of Beauty Arts-St Louis

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
for profit
$12,176 $15,500
Open admission
Neosho Beauty College

Location: Neosho, MO

Private
for profit
$6,525 $9,850
Open admission
Nevada Regional Technical Center

Location: Nevada, MO

Public $3,768 $7,500
New Dimensions School of Hair Design

Location: Joplin, MO

Private
for profit
$8,589 $11,699
Open admission
Northland Career Center

Location: Platte City, MO

Public $9,654 $11,000
Open admission
Paul Mitchell the School-Missouri Columbia

Location: Columbia, MO

Private
for profit
$13,778 $13,875
Open admission
Paul Mitchell the School-Springfield

Location: Springfield, MO

Private
for profit
$11,080 $14,250
Open admission
Paul Mitchell the School-St Louis

Location: St. Louis, MO

Private
for profit
$15,963 $17,250
Open admission
Pike-Lincoln Technical Center

Location: Eolia, MO

Public $14,261 $12,000
Open admission
Poplar Bluff Technical Career Center

Location: Poplar Bluff, MO

Public $14,976 $11,361
Open admission
Salem College of Hairstyling

Location: Rolla, MO

Private
for profit
$4,429 $9,600
Open admission
Saline County Career Center

Location: Marshall, MO

Public $15,688 $10,610
63%
Seymour Beauty Academy

Location: Seymour, MO

Private
for profit
$10,581 $11,025
Open admission
Sikeston Career and Technology Center

Location: Sikeston, MO

Public $14,124 $8,500
Open admission
Skin Institute

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
for profit
$13,206 $12,990
Open admission
South Central Career Center

Location: West Plains, MO

Public $10,534 $10,580
Open admission
St Louis Hair Academy

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Private
for profit
$19,540 $9,225
Open admission
The Salon Professional Academy-St Charles

Location: St. Charles, MO

Private
for profit
$12,393 $17,954
Open admission
Transformed Barber and Cosmetology Academy

Location: Kansas City, MO

Private
for profit
$17,569 $20,525
Open admission
Warrensburg Area Career Center

Location: Warrensburg, MO

Public $7,380 $12,055
46%
Waynesville Career Center

Location: Waynesville, MO

Public $24,127 $13,615
Open admission