Missouri Best Colleges Comparison

View the Missouri Best Colleges Comparison and compare the schools with key academic characteristics such as tuition and test scores to get right decision.
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Colleges In Missouri Statistics

There are 193 colleges in Missouri - 52 public and 141 private schools. The 2020 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $16,097 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $14,791. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,111 and the average acceptance rate is 71% for Missouri Best Colleges Comparison.
Next table shows the key academic facts for all colleges in Missouri. You may want to check more statistics and compare all Missouri colleges at Missouri Statistics page.
2019-2020 Colleges In Missouri Statistics
Top 20 colleges in MissouriAll colleges in Missouri
Number of Schools20 schools
(7 public, 13 private)
193 schools
(52 public, 141 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,469 (in-state)
$27,537 (out-of-state)
$8,664 (in-state)
$16,097 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$9,775 (in-state)
$18,528 (out-of-state)
$9,018 (in-state)
$14,791 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$13,728$7,520
Test Scores1,174 SAT, 25 ACT 1,111 SAT, 23 ACT
Acceptance Rate71.35% 71.49%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)31.70% 53.28%
Population181,922382,529
Undergraduate129,033305,409
Graduate52,88977,120
Graduation Rate60.42%57.37%
Transfer-out Rate20.50%22.67%
Students to Faculty Ratio13.95 to 112.33 to 1

Top Colleges In Missouri Comparison

Next table lists the top 20 colleges in Missouri for academic year 2019-2020. Washington University in St Louis ranked top in the Missouri Best Colleges Comparison and Missouri University of Science and Technology and Saint Louis University follows it. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $27,537 for undergraduate programs $18,528 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in Missouri is 1,174 and the acceptance rate is 71.35%. The average students to faculty ratio is 13.95 to 1 for top colleges in Missouri. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2019-2020 Top colleges in Missouri Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Washington University in St Louis
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Louis, MO
$57,386 $38,245 15,85214% 1,520 SAT
34 ACT
7 to 1
2 Missouri University of Science and Technology
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Public, 4 yearsRolla, MO
$29,376
($10,575)
$8,274 8,60179% 1,325 SAT
29 ACT
18 to 1
3 Saint Louis University
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Louis, MO
$47,124 $24,674 14,43858% 1,275 SAT
28 ACT
9 to 1
4 Webster University
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Louis, MO
$28,700 $14,813 11,40657% 1,130 SAT
24 ACT
12 to 1
5 DeVry University-Missouri
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Private, 4 yearsKansas City, MO
$17,584 $4,410 111100% - 7 to 1
6 University of Missouri-Columbia
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Public, 4 yearsColumbia, MO
$29,005
($10,723)
$9,485 29,84381% 1,230 SAT
26 ACT
17 to 1
7 University of Missouri-Kansas City
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Public, 4 yearsKansas City, MO
$25,186
($10,145)
$7,775 16,37561% 1,155 SAT
25 ACT
15 to 1
8 Truman State University
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Public, 4 yearsKirksville, MO
$15,659
($8,299)
$8,213 5,85363% 1,250 SAT
28 ACT
17 to 1
9 Missouri Baptist University
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Louis, MO
$29,360 $13,128 5,29261% 1,010 SAT
21 ACT
19 to 1
10 University of Missouri-St Louis
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Public, 4 yearsSaint Louis, MO
$27,972
($10,573)
$7,453 16,44173% 1,130 SAT
24 ACT
19 to 1
11 Missouri State University-Springfield
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Public, 4 yearsSpringfield, MO
$16,608
($7,938)
$5,650 23,69788% 1,140 SAT
24 ACT
21 to 1
12 Southeast Missouri State University
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Public, 4 yearsCape Girardeau, MO
$14,205
($8,033)
$5,802 11,07186% 1,135 SAT 20 to 1
13 Maryville University of Saint Louis
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Louis, MO
$27,166 $15,251 9,13983% 1,145 SAT
23 ACT
14 to 1
14 Fontbonne University
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Louis, MO
$27,790 $13,712 1,29079% 1,045 SAT
21 ACT
10 to 1
15 Rockhurst University
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Private, 4 yearsKansas City, MO
$39,780 $25,972 3,14564% 1,169 SAT
24 ACT
14 to 1
16 William Woods University
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Private, 4 yearsFulton, MO
$25,930 $15,224 2,30264% 1,111 SAT
23 ACT
10 to 1
17 Drury University
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Private, 4 yearsSpringfield, MO
$31,215 $17,711 1,73064% 1,135 SAT
25 ACT
11 to 1
18 Westminster College
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Private, 4 yearsFulton, MO
$30,880 $18,363 71796% 1,110 SAT
23 ACT
11 to 1
19 Stephens College
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Private, 4 yearsColumbia, MO
$23,385 $16,489 75656% 1,120 SAT
23 ACT
11 to 1
20 Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies
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Private, 4 yearsFayette, MO
$6,430 $3,925 3,863100% - 17 to 1
Average$27,537
($9,469)
$13,728 181,92271.35% 1,174 SAT 13.95 to 1
*Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020