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Most Favored Missouri Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Missouri. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school. College of the Ozarks, has the highest yield rate as of 91.40% for academic year 2019-2020 in Missouri. Missouri Baptist University is positioned second with 55.11% yield and Washington University in St Louis follows them with 49%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Missouri.
Most Favored Missouri Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1College of the Ozarks
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPoint Lookout, MO
91.40% 2,720 279 255 10.26%
2Missouri Baptist University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Louis, MO
55.11% 865 528 291 61.04%
3Washington University in St Louis
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Louis, MO
49.18% 25,426 3,522 1,732 13.85%
4Evangel University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSpringfield, MO
42.27% 1,084 1,048 443 96.68%
5Missouri State University-Springfield
Public, 4 or more yearsSpringfield, MO
40.18% 7,581 6,667 2,679 87.94%
6Southeast Missouri State University
Public, 4 or more yearsCape Girardeau, MO
36.57% 4,785 4,124 1,508 86.19%
7Missouri Valley College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMarshall, MO
34.44% 2,408 1,269 437 52.70%
8University of Missouri-Kansas City
Public, 4 or more yearsKansas City, MO
33.91% 5,754 3,527 1,196 61.30%
9Missouri Southern State University
Public, 4 or more yearsJoplin, MO
33.77% 2,295 2,159 729 94.07%
10University of Central Missouri
Public, 4 or more yearsWarrensburg, MO
33.70% 5,699 3,706 1,249 65.03%