Universities & Colleges in Missouri

University (city) Total StudentsUG (in) / UG (out)G (in) / G (out)
Washington University in St Louis (Saint Louis) 17794$58545 / $58545$57499 / $57499
Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla) 9265$11499 / $31363$12545 / $32408
University of Missouri-Columbia (Columbia) 33333$11499 / $30318$11499 / $28227
University of Missouri-Kansas City (Kansas City) 19166$11499 / $28227$12545 / $28227
Saint Louis University (Saint Louis) 16248$48090 / $48090$22999 / $22999
University of Missouri-St Louis (Saint Louis) 16738$11499 / $27181$11499 / $27181
Truman State University (Kirksville) 6344$9409 / $16727$10454 / $17772
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Kansas City) 3917$9409 / $9409$7318 / $7318
St Louis College of Pharmacy (Saint Louis) 1389$30318 / $30318$N/A / $N/A
Rockhurst University (Kansas City) 3580$40772 / $40772$17772 / $17772
Westminster College (Fulton) 951$25090 / $25090$N/A / $N/A
Maryville University of Saint Louis (Saint Louis) 12138$30318 / $30318$16727 / $16727
Drury University (Springfield) 1964$31363 / $31363$9409 / $9409
Missouri State University-Springfield (Springfield) 27138$8363 / $16727$7318 / $12545
Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary (Kansas City) 483$12545 / $12545$8363 / $8363
Webster University (Saint Louis) 15256$27181 / $27181$13590 / $13590
Fontbonne University (Saint Louis) 1538$29272 / $29272$15681 / $15681
Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville) 8027$9409 / $15681$8363 / $8363
College of the Ozarks (Point Lookout) 1441$19863 / $19863$N/A / $N/A
William Jewell College (Liberty) 1063$33454 / $33454$5227 / $5227
Lindenwood University (Saint Charles) 12862$19863 / $19863$19863 / $19863
Kansas City Art Institute (Kansas City) 645$37636 / $37636$N/A / $N/A
Stephens College (Columbia) 784$24045 / $24045$9409 / $9409
Avila University (Kansas City) 1885$28227 / $28227$8363 / $8363
Southwest Baptist University (Bolivar) 3803$26136 / $26136$6272 / $6272
Culver-Stockton College (Canton) 1168$29272 / $29272$7318 / $7318
Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Fayette) 1094$24045 / $24045$N/A / $N/A
Logan University (Chesterfield) 2027$7318 / $7318$11499 / $11499
Hannibal-LaGrange University (Hannibal) 975$25090 / $25090$14636 / $14636
Central Christian College of the Bible (Moberly) 271$12545 / $12545$N/A / $N/A
Missouri Baptist University (Saint Louis) 5276$25090 / $25090$10454 / $10454
Conception Seminary College (Conception) 96$21954 / $21954$N/A / $N/A
William Woods University (Fulton) 2888$26136 / $26136$7318 / $7318
University of Central Missouri (Warrensburg) 15993$9409 / $16727$9409 / $16727
Missouri Southern State University (Joplin) 5783$6272 / $12545$6272 / $8363
Saint Louis Christian College (Florissant) 173$11499 / $11499$N/A / $N/A
Forest Institute of Professional Psychology (Springfield) 0$N/A / $N/A$N/A / $N/A
Lincoln University (Jefferson City) 3114$8363 / $15681$9409 / $15681
Baptist Bible College (Springfield) 267$15681 / $15681$9409 / $9409
Park University (Parkville) 11720$12545 / $12545$8363 / $8363
Research College of Nursing (Kansas City) 647$41817 / $41817$11499 / $11499
Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing (Saint Louis) 1035$22999 / $22999$11499 / $11499
National American University-Zona Rosa (Kansas City) 286$14636 / $14636$N/A / $N/A
Stevens-The Institute of Business & Arts (Saint Louis) 127$14636 / $14636$N/A / $N/A
Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies (Fayette) 5801$7318 / $7318$7318 / $7318
Nazarene Theological Seminary (Kansas City) 269$N/A / $N/A$12545 / $12545
Vatterott College-Berkeley (Berkeley) 1141$13590 / $13590$N/A / $N/A
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (Kansas City) 1163$N/A / $N/A$30318 / $30318
Southeast Missouri State University (Cape Girardeau) 12645$8363 / $14636$6272 / $11499
Eden Theological Seminary (Webster Groves) 152$N/A / $N/A$17772 / $17772
Everest College-Springfield (Springfield) 155$11499 / $11499$N/A / $N/A
Cox College (Springfield) 1179$13590 / $13590$13590 / $13590
Harris-Stowe State University (Saint Louis) 1390$6272 / $10454$N/A / $N/A
National American University-Independence (Independence) 436$14636 / $14636$N/A / $N/A
Kenrick Glennon Seminary (Saint Louis) 113$21954 / $21954$25090 / $25090
Columbia College (Columbia) 14759$7318 / $7318$7318 / $7318
A T Still University of Health Sciences (Kirksville) 3357$N/A / $N/A$33454 / $33454
Hickey College (Saint Louis) 391$14636 / $14636$N/A / $N/A
Missouri Tech (Saint Charles) 0$N/A / $N/A$N/A / $N/A
Evangel University (Springfield) 2308$26136 / $26136$10454 / $10454
Urshan Graduate School of Theology (Florissant) 63$N/A / $N/A$7318 / $7318
Missouri Valley College (Marshall) 1728$20908 / $20908$4181 / $4181
Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis) 580$N/A / $N/A$26136 / $26136
Ranken Technical College (Saint Louis) 1923$15681 / $15681$N/A / $N/A
Missouri Western State University (Saint Joseph) 6163$7318 / $14636$8363 / $13590
Aquinas Institute of Theology (Saint Louis) 128$N/A / $N/A$17772 / $17772
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills (Sunset Hills) 434$13590 / $13590$N/A / $N/A
Covenant Theological Seminary (Saint Louis) 535$N/A / $N/A$13590 / $13590
Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (Springfield) 323$N/A / $N/A$15681 / $15681
Ozark Christian College (Joplin) 681$12545 / $12545$N/A / $N/A
Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences (Kansas City) 934$15681 / $15681$18818 / $18818

*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.