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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.

About 61% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly 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

There are 22,589 undergraduates at Mizzou, of which 20,676 are full-time, and there are 30,014 students altogether. It takes the average Mizzou undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Approximately 44% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,779 a year. Mizzou has a 4.1% 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 $39,400 during the early-career years.

#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

There are 4,454 undergraduates at Maryville U, of which 2,990 are full-time, and there are 10,013 students altogether. 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 typical student loan amount is $7,119 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,600 during the early-career years.

#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 12,799 students at SLU in total, 8,332 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,691 are full-time. 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%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Roughly 53% of students at SLU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,533 a year. SLU has a 2.5% 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 SLU is $45,700.

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

A T Still University of Health Sciences has a 0.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from A T Still University of Health Sciences with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $99,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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. For undergraduates at UMKC, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

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

49% of UMKC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,713 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,300 during the early-career years.

#6

Ozarks Technical Community College

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

There are 11,762 students at OTC in total, 5,430 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 56% of students at OTC take out loans to pay for college. 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

There are 23,453 students at Missouri State in total, 19,801 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 14,005 are full-time. For undergraduates at Missouri State, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

60% of Missouri State students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Missouri State is $32,000.

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 school reports a student loan default rate of 1.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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.

The acceptance rate at WUSTL is 16%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Roughly 19% of students at WUSTL take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,835 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $56,500 during the early-career years.

#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 school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

80% of St Louis College of Pharmacy students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,174 a year. St Louis College of Pharmacy has a 0.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national 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 6,114 full-time undergraduates at Saint Louis Community College, and 17,294 students altogether. 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,400 during the early-career years.

#12

Logan University

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

There are 256 undergraduates at Logan University, of which 113 are full-time, and there are 1,664 students altogether. 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.

Roughly 6% of students at MCC take out loans to pay for college. 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

The total student population at University of Central Missouri is 11,229, of which 8,904 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,688 are full-time. It takes the average UCM undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

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

64% of UCM students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,365 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UCM is $32,500.

#15

Southwest Baptist University

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

The total student population at Southwest Baptist University is 3,281, of which 2,588 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,701 are full-time. It takes the average Southwest Baptist University undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

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

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,207 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Southwest Baptist University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Concorde Career Colleges

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

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

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

Roughly 84% of students at Concorde Career Colleges take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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 728 undergraduates at Cox College, of which 365 are full-time, and there are 956 students altogether. 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. The student loan default rate of 6.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,000 during the early-career years.

#18

Lindenwood University

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

There are 5,654 undergraduates at Lindenwood University, of which 5,000 are full-time, and there are 8,392 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Lindenwood University is 4.5 years.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Roughly 63% of students at Lindenwood University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lindenwood University is $34,400.

#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 13,026 undergraduates at UMSL, of which 5,098 are full-time, and there are 15,988 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMSL is 4.6 years.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,616 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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. Rockhurst has a freshman retention rate of 86%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

67% of Rockhurst students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,066 a year. Rockhurst has a 3.2% 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 $42,000 during the early-career years.

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

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 45%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

67% of CMU CGES students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,668 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,900 during the early-career years.

#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

There are 506 undergraduates at Saint Luke’s College, of which 348 are full-time, and there are 635 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Saint Luke’s College is $52,200.

#24

Three Rivers College

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

There are 1,557 full-time undergraduates at Three Rivers College, and 2,967 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

11% of Three Rivers College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,700 during the early-career years.

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

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

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

54% of Missouri Southern students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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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