Average Tuition & Fees $15,534
Average Acceptance Rates 70.06 %
Total Student Population 387,873
Average Graduation Rates 57.19 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 12.58 to 1

Missouri Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, there are 185 colleges and universities in Missouri State - 52 public and 133 private schools. By school level, there are 89 4 Year or high, 42 2-4 years, and 54 less than 2 years schools in Missouri. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Missouri Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)56
Private (for-profit)77
4 Year or High89
2-4 Year42
Less than 2 year54

Average Academic Statistics for Missouri Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Missouri colleges is 70.06% and the average graduation rate is 57.19% in academic year 2018-2019. Total 387,873 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Missouri colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 12.58:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Missouri.

[Chart] Missouri Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Missouri colleges is 20.981481481481 %
Average Retention Rate for Missouri colleges is 71.12925170068 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For Missouri Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Missouri colleges are $14,710 for Missouri residents and $15,534 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $12,269 for in-state students and $14,087 for out-of-state students.

Missouri 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Missouri State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Missouri Colleges

Missouri colleges and universities are offering 5,513 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Missouri State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate35247
One but less than two years certificate62673
Associate's Degree803155
Two but less than four years certificate240
Bachelor's Degree2,188274
Post Bachelor's Degree248110
Master's Degree903246
Post Master's Degree12642
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship20115
Doctor's degree - professional practice386
Doctor's degree - other42

Special Learning Opportunities at Missouri State

In Missouri, 2 colleges offer all programs online completely. 74 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 51 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 31 colleges have the ROTC programs and 48 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of Missouri schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Missouri State
Online Completely2 out of 185 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes74 out of 185 Schools
Graduate Online Classes51 out of 185 Schools
ROTC31 out of 185 Schools
Weekend/Evening College78 out of 185 Schools
Teacher certificate40 out of 185 Schools
Study Abroad48 out of 185 Schools