Universities & Colleges in Missouri

University City
Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis
Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla
University of Missouri-Columbia Columbia
University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City
Saint Louis University Saint Louis
University of Missouri-St Louis Saint Louis
Truman State University Kirksville
St Louis College of Pharmacy Saint Louis
Westminster College Fulton
Rockhurst University Kansas City
Webster University Saint Louis
College of the Ozarks Point Lookout
William Jewell College Liberty
Kansas City Art Institute Kansas City
Stephens College Columbia
Northwest Missouri State University Maryville
Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary Kansas City
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Kansas City
Missouri State University-Springfield Springfield
Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau
Lindenwood University Saint Charles
Avila University Kansas City
William Woods University Fulton
Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Fayette
Evangel University Springfield
Culver-Stockton College Canton
Southwest Baptist University Bolivar
Central Christian College of the Bible Moberly
Missouri Baptist University Saint Louis
Drury University Springfield
Maryville University of Saint Louis Saint Louis
Conception Seminary College Conception
Fontbonne University Saint Louis
University of Central Missouri Warrensburg
Missouri Southern State University Joplin
Saint Louis Christian College Florissant
Assemblies of God Theological Seminary Springfield
Columbia College Columbia
Research College of Nursing Kansas City
Concordia Seminary Saint Louis
Eden Theological Seminary Webster Groves
Kenrick Glennon Seminary Saint Louis
Everest College-Springfield Springfield
Urshan Graduate School of Theology Florissant
National American University-Independence Independence
Covenant Theological Seminary Saint Louis
Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences Kansas City
National American University-Zona Rosa Kansas City
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills Sunset Hills
Missouri Tech Saint Charles
Missouri Western State University Saint Joseph
Ozark Christian College Joplin
Ranken Technical College Saint Louis
Baptist Bible College Springfield
Cox College Springfield
Harris-Stowe State University Saint Louis
Logan University Chesterfield
Aquinas Institute of Theology Saint Louis
Forest Institute of Professional Psychology Springfield
Hannibal-LaGrange University Hannibal
Hickey College Saint Louis
Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing Saint Louis
A T Still University of Health Sciences Kirksville
Lincoln University Jefferson City
Missouri Valley College Marshall
Nazarene Theological Seminary Kansas City
Park University Parkville
Stevens-The Institute of Business & Arts Saint Louis
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Kansas City
Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies Fayette


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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