Private colleges are usually smaller in size, more expensive than public schools and often academically rigorous. If you feel you may have difficulty fitting into the large class sizes which are common on many public campuses, take a look at Missouri private colleges.

There are 31 Private colleges in Missouri on our list. Explore the the schools below to get an idea if any are a match for you.


List of Private colleges in Missouri
College Location
Kansas City Art Institute Kansas City, Missouri
Rockhurst University Kansas City, Missouri
Colorado Technical University Kansas City North Kansas City, Missouri
Research College of Nursing Kansas City, Missouri
Vatterott College Kansas City Kansas City, Missouri
Donnelly College Kansas City, Kansas
ITT Technical Institute Kansas City Kansas City, Missouri
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Kansas City, Missouri
National American University Zona Rosa Kansas City, Missouri
Park University Parkville, Missouri
Pinnacle Career Institute South Kansas City Kansas City, Missouri
University of Phoenix Kansas City Campus Kansas City, Missouri
Avila University Kansas City, Missouri
DeVry University Missouri Kansas City, Missouri
National American University Independence Independence, Missouri
The Art Institutes International Kansas City Lenexa, Kansas
Wright Career College Overland Park, Kansas
Brown Mackie College Kansas City Lenexa, Kansas
Cleveland Chiropractic College Overland Park, Kansas
National American University Overland Park Overland Park, Kansas
Grantham University Kansas City, Missouri
National American University Lee's Summit Lee Summit, Missouri
William Jewell College Liberty, Missouri
Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary Kansas City, Missouri
Central Baptist Theological Seminary Shawnee, Kansas
Pinnacle Career Institute North Kansas City Kansas City, Missouri
MidAmerica Nazarene University Olathe, Kansas
University of Saint Mary Leavenworth, Kansas
Wentworth Military Academy & Junior College Lexington, Missouri
Pinnacle Career Institute Lawrence Lawrence, Kansas
Baker University Baldwin City, Kansas