Average Tuition & Fees $16,459
Average Acceptance Rates 76.68 %
Total Student Population 350,603
Average Graduation Rates 58.03 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 12.12 to 1

Missouri Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2021-2022, 177 colleges and universities are active in Missouri - 52 public and 125 private schools. By school level, there are 82 four(4) Years or high, 40 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 55 less than tow(2) years schools in Missouri. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level in Missouri.
Missouri College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Public52 schools
Private (not-for-profit)55 schools
Private (for-profit)70 schools
4 Year or High82 schools
2-4 Year40 schools
Less than 2 year55 schools

2022 Average Key Statistics for Missouri Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Missouri colleges is 76.68% and the average graduation rate is 58.03% in academic year 2021-2022. Total 350,603 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Missouri colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 12.12 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Missouri.
[Chart] 2022 Missouri Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Missouri colleges is 18 %
Average Retention Rate for Missouri colleges is 72.777777777778 %

2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees For Missouri Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Missouri colleges are $14,439 for Missouri residents and $16,459 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $12,566 for in-state students and $15,097 for out-of-state students.
Missouri 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Missouri State 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Missouri Colleges

Missouri colleges and universities are offering 5,377 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 certificate38350
One but less than two years certificate51962
Associate's Degree642121
Two but less than four years certificate262
Bachelor's Degree2,159285
Post Bachelor's Degree332139
Master's Degree919266
Post Master's Degree12744
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship22321
Doctor's degree - professional practice426
Doctor's degree - other53

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