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Missouri Baptist University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Saint Louis, Missouri. Saint Louis is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

$39,351 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
62% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Missouri Baptist University?


Contact details for MBU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One College Park Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63141-8698
Phone: 877-434-1115

How Do I Get Into MBU?

You can apply to MBU online at:

Admission Requirements for MBU

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into MBU?

62% Acceptance Rate
49% Of Accepted Are Women
14% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at MBU is 62%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 51% of accepted students are men and 49% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 63%, and the acceptance rate for women is 60%.

Average Test Scores

About 14% of students accepted to MBU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 570. Math scores were between 410 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Missouri Baptist University  ( 460 to 570 )

SAT Math Scores for Missouri Baptist University  ( 410 to 540 )
MBU received ACT scores from 73% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 15 and 23. Math scores were between 16 and 23. Composite scores were between 17 and 29.

ACT English Scores for Missouri Baptist University  ( 15 to 23 )
ACT Math Scores for Missouri Baptist University  ( 16 to 23 )
ACT Composite Scores for Missouri Baptist University  ( 17 to 29 )

Can I Afford Missouri Baptist University?

$39,351 Net Price
72% Take Out Loans
1.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of MBU is $39,351. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At MBU, approximately 72% of students took out student loans averaging $7,122 a year. That adds up to $28,488 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MBU is 1.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Missouri Baptist University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,348 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,251 undergraduate students at MBU, with 1,348 being full-time and 2,903 being part-time.


There are also 732 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,348 full-time undergraduates at MBU, 47% are male and 53% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Missouri Baptist University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 21
Black or African American 180
Hispanic or Latino 14
White 991
International Students 54
Other Races/Ethnicities 88

Geographic Diversity

Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at Missouri Baptist University. At this time, 19 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 29 countries are represented at MBU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Serbia, and United Kingdom.

Online Learning at Missouri Baptist University

482 Took All Classes Online
1,622 Took At Least One Class Online
12.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 15 master’s degree programs available online at MBU. In 2020-2021, 1,622 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MBU has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 15th most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of MBU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Missouri Baptist University was 12.3%. This is the #1,161 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MBU regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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