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Missouri Healthcare Colleges

98 Colleges
18,803 Yearly Graduations
$59,090 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,135 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly healthcare graduations, Missouri is ranked #18 in the country with 18,803 degrees handed out in 2019. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Missouri is $14,773 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $16,761 a year.

An estimated 61% of college students in Missouri take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,534 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Missouri - Columbia

Columbia, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
1,599 Yearly Degrees
$10,477 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Missouri - Columbia is 30,014, of which 22,589 students are undergraduates and of those, 20,676 are full-time. For undergraduates at Mizzou, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Approximately 44% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,779 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Mizzou with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Maryville University of Saint Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,430 Yearly Degrees
$28,470 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Maryville University of Saint Louis is 10,013, of which 4,454 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,990 are full-time. It takes the average Maryville U undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Approximately 51% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,119 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Maryville U is $42,600.

#3

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,292 Yearly Degrees
$45,424 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,332 undergraduates at SLU, of which 6,691 are full-time, and there are 12,799 students altogether. For undergraduates at SLU, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

53% of SLU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,533 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from SLU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $45,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,258 Yearly Degrees

The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $99,000 during the early-career years.

#5

University of Missouri - Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
771 Yearly Degrees
$10,543 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,388 students at UMKC in total, 11,301 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,487 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMKC is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

49% of UMKC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,713 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMKC is $38,300.

#6

Ozarks Technical Community College

Springfield, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
738 Yearly Degrees
$4,763 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Ozarks Technical Community College is 11,762, which includes 5,430 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $1,548 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,600 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
519 Yearly Degrees
$7,588 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Missouri State University - Springfield is 23,453, of which 19,801 students are undergraduates and of those, 14,005 are full-time. It takes the average Missouri State undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Roughly 60% of students at Missouri State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,840 a year. Missouri State has a 5.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,000 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
457 Yearly Degrees
$21,515 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College is 663, of which 569 students are undergraduates and of those, 518 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 1.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Goldfarb School of Nursing is $53,900.

#9

Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
413 Yearly Degrees
$55,292 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Washington University in St Louis is 16,191, of which 7,822 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,139 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

This a very selective school with only 16% of students getting accepted. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Approximately 19% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,835 a year. WUSTL has a 1.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WUSTL is $56,500.

#10

St Louis College of Pharmacy

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
402 Yearly Degrees
$29,596 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,037 students at St Louis College of Pharmacy in total, 333 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 324 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at St Louis College of Pharmacy is 86%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Approximately 80% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,174 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from St Louis College of Pharmacy with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $120,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Saint Louis Community College

Saint Louis, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
369 Yearly Degrees
$4,845 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 17,294 students at Saint Louis Community College in total, 6,114 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,003 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Saint Louis Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Logan University

Chesterfield, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
346 Yearly Degrees
$6,650 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Logan University is 1,664, of which 256 students are undergraduates and of those, 113 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

86% of Logan University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,445 a year. Logan University has a 1.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Logan University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
329 Yearly Degrees
$5,730 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City is 15,770, which includes 6,522 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

6% of MCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,430 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,000 during the early-career years.

#14

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
318 Yearly Degrees
$8,043 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,229 students at UCM in total, 8,904 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,688 are full-time. For undergraduates at UCM, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at UCM take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,365 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,500 during the early-career years.

#15

Southwest Baptist University

Bolivar, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
316 Yearly Degrees
$24,520 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,588 undergraduates at Southwest Baptist University, of which 1,701 are full-time, and there are 3,281 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Southwest Baptist University is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

67% of Southwest Baptist University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,207 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,600 during the early-career years.

#16

Concorde Career Colleges

Kansas City, Missouri
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
308 Yearly Degrees

There are 508 students at Concorde Career Colleges in total, 469 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 30 to 1.

Around 85% of students who apply get accepted. Around 7% of accepted students are men, and 93% are women.

Approximately 84% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,417 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,000 during the early-career years.

#17

Cox College

Springfield, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
296 Yearly Degrees
$12,600 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 956 students at Cox College in total, 728 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 365 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 10% are men and 90% are women.

100% of Cox College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,500 a year. Cox College has a 6.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Cox College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
287 Yearly Degrees
$18,100 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Lindenwood University is 8,392, of which 5,654 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,000 are full-time. It takes the average Lindenwood University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

Roughly 63% of students at Lindenwood University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,626 a year. Lindenwood University has a 1.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Lindenwood University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

University of Missouri - St Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
280 Yearly Degrees
$11,079 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 15,988 students at UMSL in total, 13,026 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,098 are full-time. It takes the average UMSL undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,616 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMSL is $35,400.

#20

Rockhurst University

Kansas City, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
271 Yearly Degrees
$38,760 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,185 undergraduates at Rockhurst, of which 1,454 are full-time, and there are 2,990 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at Rockhurst take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,066 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Rockhurst with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
268 Yearly Degrees

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
267 Yearly Degrees
$6,550 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,502 undergraduates at CMU CGES, of which 1,018 are full-time, and there are 3,821 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 45% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

67% of CMU CGES students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,668 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from CMU CGES with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences

Kansas City, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
255 Yearly Degrees
$14,456 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences is 635, of which 506 students are undergraduates and of those, 348 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Saint Luke’s College has a 2.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $52,200 during the early-career years.

#24

Three Rivers College

Poplar Bluff, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
229 Yearly Degrees
$5,430 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Three Rivers College is 2,967, which includes 1,557 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 11% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,169 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Three Rivers College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
222 Yearly Degrees
$7,289 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,475 undergraduates at Missouri Southern, of which 3,844 are full-time, and there are 5,604 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,872 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Missouri Southern with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Missouri Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton 221
27 Webster University 216
28 Jefferson College 207
29 State Fair Community College 198
30 Truman State University 194
31 Crowder College 191
31 North Central Missouri College 191
33 Southeast Missouri State University 189
34 Park University 185
35 Research College of Nursing 182
36 St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis 174
37 Chamberlain University - Missouri 162
38 Midwest Institute 152
39 Missouri Western State University 141
39 Mineral Area College 141
41 Columbia College 126
42 WellSpring School of Allied Health - Kansas City 120
43 Moberly Area Community College 114
44 Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield, Missouri 113
45 St Charles Community College 104
46 East Central College 96
47 Applied Technology Services 91
48 Bolivar Technical College 84
48 Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City 84
50 Healing Arts Center 83
51 Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences 78
52 Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center 75
53 William Jewell College 73
53 Avila University 73
55 Franklin Technology Center 72
56 Rolla Technical Institute/Center 67
57 Central Methodist University - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 65
58 Lincoln University 64
58 State Technical College of Missouri 64
60 Fontbonne University 60
61 Lutheran School of Nursing 58
61 Missouri State University - West Plains 58
63 Hannibal - LaGrange University 56
63 Hillyard Technical Center 56
65 WellSpring School of Allied Health - Springfield 51
66 Stephens College 50
67 Missouri Baptist University 49
68 Kirksville Area Technical Center 47
69 Bryan University 46
70 Northwest Missouri State University 45
70 Lex La-Ray Technical Center 45
72 Texas County Technical College 42
73 South Central Career Center 38
74 College of the Ozarks 37
75 Four Rivers Career Center 32
76 Metro Business College - Cape Girardeau 30
77 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 29
78 Carthage Technical Center 28
79 Metro Business College - Jefferson City 27
80 Drury University - College of Continuing Professional Studies 24
81 Pike-Lincoln Technical Center 23
82 Missouri Valley College 22
82 City Pointe Beauty Academy 22
82 Culver - Stockton College 22
85 Metro Business College - Rolla 20
86 Clinton Technical School 19
87 Waynesville Career Center 18
88 Warrensburg Area Career Center 16
88 William Woods University 16
88 Saline County Career Center 16
91 Grand River Technical School 14
92 Cass Career Center 13
92 Evangel University 13
94 American Business and Technology University 9
95 City Vision University 8
96 Harris - Stowe State University 7
96 Drury University 7
98 Westminster College Missouri 0

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