Universities & Colleges in Missouri

University (city) Total StudentsUG (in) / UG (out)G (in) / G (out)
Washington University in St Louis (Saint Louis) 14688$50470 / $50470$49440 / $49440
Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla) 8886$10300 / $27810$11330 / $28840
University of Missouri-Columbia (Columbia) 35424$10300 / $26780$10300 / $24720
University of Missouri-Kansas City (Kansas City) 16685$10300 / $23690$8240 / $18540
Saint Louis University (Saint Louis) 17047$41200 / $41200$20600 / $20600
University of Missouri-St Louis (Saint Louis) 16738$11330 / $26780$11330 / $26780
Truman State University (Kirksville) 6208$8240 / $14420$9270 / $15450
St Louis College of Pharmacy (Saint Louis) 1389$29870 / $29870$N/A / $N/A
Westminster College (Fulton) 951$24720 / $24720$N/A / $N/A
Rockhurst University (Kansas City) 2825$36050 / $36050$16480 / $16480
Webster University (Saint Louis) 15256$26780 / $26780$13390 / $13390
College of the Ozarks (Point Lookout) 1441$19570 / $19570$N/A / $N/A
William Jewell College (Liberty) 1063$32960 / $32960$5150 / $5150
Kansas City Art Institute (Kansas City) 645$37080 / $37080$N/A / $N/A
Stephens College (Columbia) 901$30900 / $30900$8240 / $8240
Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville) 6593$7210 / $12360$7210 / $12360
Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary (Kansas City) 319$12360 / $12360$8240 / $8240
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Kansas City) 1419$7210 / $7210$6180 / $6180
Missouri State University-Springfield (Springfield) 22273$8240 / $14420$6180 / $11330
Southeast Missouri State University (Cape Girardeau) 11987$7210 / $13390$8240 / $13390
Lindenwood University (Saint Charles) 11620$17510 / $17510$17510 / $17510
Avila University (Kansas City) 1885$27810 / $27810$8240 / $8240
William Woods University (Fulton) 2172$23690 / $23690$8240 / $8240
Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Fayette) 1094$23690 / $23690$N/A / $N/A
Evangel University (Springfield) 1958$22660 / $22660$6180 / $6180
Culver-Stockton College (Canton) 1066$25750 / $25750$7210 / $7210
Southwest Baptist University (Bolivar) 3701$22660 / $22660$4120 / $4120
Central Christian College of the Bible (Moberly) 271$12360 / $12360$N/A / $N/A
Missouri Baptist University (Saint Louis) 5276$24720 / $24720$10300 / $10300
Drury University (Springfield) 3688$25750 / $25750$17510 / $17510
Maryville University of Saint Louis (Saint Louis) 6414$27810 / $27810$15450 / $15450
Conception Seminary College (Conception) 96$21630 / $21630$N/A / $N/A
Fontbonne University (Saint Louis) 1713$24720 / $24720$13390 / $13390
University of Central Missouri (Warrensburg) 14395$8240 / $14420$8240 / $15450
Missouri Southern State University (Joplin) 5783$6180 / $12360$6180 / $8240
Saint Louis Christian College (Florissant) 173$11330 / $11330$N/A / $N/A
Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (Springfield) 323$N/A / $N/A$15450 / $15450
Columbia College (Columbia) 14759$7210 / $7210$7210 / $7210
Research College of Nursing (Kansas City) 385$35020 / $35020$9270 / $9270
Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis) 580$N/A / $N/A$25750 / $25750
Eden Theological Seminary (Webster Groves) 152$N/A / $N/A$17510 / $17510
Kenrick Glennon Seminary (Saint Louis) 113$21630 / $21630$24720 / $24720
Everest College-Springfield (Springfield) 155$11330 / $11330$N/A / $N/A
Urshan Graduate School of Theology (Florissant) 63$N/A / $N/A$7210 / $7210
National American University-Independence (Independence) 436$14420 / $14420$N/A / $N/A
Covenant Theological Seminary (Saint Louis) 535$N/A / $N/A$13390 / $13390
Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences (Kansas City) 516$16480 / $16480$13390 / $13390
National American University-Zona Rosa (Kansas City) 286$14420 / $14420$N/A / $N/A
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills (Sunset Hills) 434$13390 / $13390$N/A / $N/A
Missouri Tech (Saint Charles) 0$N/A / $N/A$N/A / $N/A
Missouri Western State University (Saint Joseph) 5513$7210 / $13390$7210 / $11330
Ozark Christian College (Joplin) 681$12360 / $12360$N/A / $N/A
Ranken Technical College (Saint Louis) 1923$15450 / $15450$N/A / $N/A
Baptist Bible College (Springfield) 401$10300 / $10300$7210 / $7210
Cox College (Springfield) 871$11330 / $11330$7210 / $7210
Harris-Stowe State University (Saint Louis) 1390$6180 / $10300$N/A / $N/A
Logan University (Chesterfield) 915$7210 / $7210$11330 / $11330
Aquinas Institute of Theology (Saint Louis) 128$N/A / $N/A$17510 / $17510
Forest Institute of Professional Psychology (Springfield) 0$N/A / $N/A$N/A / $N/A
Hannibal-LaGrange University (Hannibal) 1167$22660 / $22660$11330 / $11330
Hickey College (Saint Louis) 391$14420 / $14420$N/A / $N/A
Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing (Saint Louis) 654$20600 / $20600$10300 / $10300
A T Still University of Health Sciences (Kirksville) 3357$N/A / $N/A$32960 / $32960
Lincoln University (Jefferson City) 2944$8240 / $14420$8240 / $14420
Missouri Valley College (Marshall) 1728$20600 / $20600$4120 / $4120
Nazarene Theological Seminary (Kansas City) 269$N/A / $N/A$12360 / $12360
Park University (Parkville) 11720$12360 / $12360$8240 / $8240
Stevens-The Institute of Business & Arts (Saint Louis) 127$14420 / $14420$N/A / $N/A
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (Kansas City) 1163$N/A / $N/A$29870 / $29870
Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies (Fayette) 4516$8240 / $8240$8240 / $8240

*UG - Undergraduate
*G - Graduate
*in - In-state Fees
*out - Out-of-State Fees
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Missouri

With capital at Jefferson City, Missouri is one of the lesser populated city of US. The weather is tropical with humid, hot summers and chilly winters. There are extreme bouts of weather at periods. The population of the state has been steadily rising from less than five million to a high of more than six million in the time span of fifteen years from the 80s to the present times. This is mostly due to employment generation that has created this migration.

Education
Lead by Missouri state university in Columbia; this US state has total 13 universities with four-year graduation courses. Apart from this, there are also 20 two-year colleges. The colleges have merit based scholarships for all students with outstanding performance in their SAT exams. There are also some of the private universities apart from state universities, which have a standing reputation among the nation's colleges and even in the international arena. The fees are quite low in state universities, but then entrance is also quite tough as it has some reservations for the state.

International students
In the year 2011, according to the IIE, there were ~15,000 international students in the state of Missouri with most of the students from countries namely, China, India, Saudi Arabia, South Korea and Taiwan. The University of Missouri in Columbia, University of Missouri - Kansas City, Washington University in St. Louis are the top university that enrolls the maximum number of international students.

Fees
The state universities are quite low in fees and for a non-resident of Missouri it reaches to ~$10,500 but this is a state university figure. For an international student easier to enter is a private university and but the cost of such university is much higher. The cost ranges around $35,000. This includes the expense of nearly $8,000 for residential and boarding purposes. This cost is quite reasonable at the national level and is around 10-15% less than national average. Some of the more reputed private universities charge higher than this figure by nearly 20% in some cases but then their standard both in international and domestic level is much respected.

Cost of living
The living expense in Missouri is 7th lowest in the country making it a perfect place for foreign students.

Economy
The state is more inclined to industry and more importantly among them are transportation and aerospace equipment. Chemicals, machinery, metal fabrication are some of the other industries, which have a strong presence in the state. Engineering is a good career option for working in such industries, and there are other necessities of an educated workforce. Mining is another industry that is quite promising in Missouri and agriculture has maintained the stand that it was holding a century ago.

Career
Education, Engineering, and Law are three of the most sought after professions in different cities of Missouri. Apart from that, there are a machinist, fitter and other such jobs that are also in great demand. Since the industry is vital, there has been a steady rise in engineering jobs with an annual growth of 18% in the state.