The Best Kansas City Colleges

Kansas City, Missouri area Colleges

There are 19 ranked colleges within the Kansas City city limits and 41 colleges within a 50 mile radius. Area colleges collectively enroll a total of 137,739 students. If you're looking for a large school, University of Kansas enrolls the most students with 154 currently taking classes. In terms of affordability, Kansas City Kansas Community College offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the Kansas City area at $2,640 per year.

The top rated college in the area is University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas which is ranked #215 in the nation by CollegeSimply.

Also explore Kansas City area public, private, four year, public four year, community and junior colleges.

The Kansas City area is home to popular nationally ranked institutions like University of Kansas, Rockhurst University, University of Missouri Kansas City and Baker University.


41 results

University of Kansas
K
Lawrence, KS
University of Kansas

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#1 Best Value in Kansas

  • 26,744enrollment
  • $20,054net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1320SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

39 miles from Kansas City

Rockhurst University
R
Kansas City, MO
Rockhurst University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 3,688enrollment
  • $21,518net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1035-1225SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA

7 miles from Kansas City

University of Missouri Kansas City
M
Kansas City, MO
University of Missouri Kansas City

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 16,147enrollment
  • $16,016net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1315SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

6 miles from Kansas City

Baker University
B
Baldwin City, KS
Baker University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Kansas

  • 2,279enrollment
  • $23,243net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 950-1130SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

42 miles from Kansas City

University of Saint Mary
S
Leavenworth, KS
 
University of Saint Mary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Kansas

  • 1,229enrollment
  • $22,029net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 870-1060SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 9

22 miles from Kansas City

Benedictine College
B
Atchison, KS
 
Benedictine College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Kansas

  • 2,217enrollment
  • $27,364net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1320SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

43 miles from Kansas City

Avila University
A
Kansas City, MO
 
Avila University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 1,414enrollment
  • $18,711net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

15 miles from Kansas City

Brown Mackie College Kansas City
B
Lenexa, KS
 
Brown Mackie College Kansas City

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 171enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Kansas City

Central Baptist Theological Seminary
C
Shawnee, KS
 
Central Baptist Theological Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 359enrollment
  • $30,567net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

17 miles from Kansas City

Donnelly College
D
Kansas City, KS
 
Donnelly College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 336enrollment
  • $13,833net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Kansas City

Johnson County Community College
J
Overland Park, KS
 
Johnson County Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 13,891enrollment
  • $12,974net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

17 miles from Kansas City

Kansas City Kansas Community College
K
Kansas City, KS
 
Kansas City Kansas Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,148enrollment
  • $13,043net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

11 miles from Kansas City

MidAmerica Nazarene University
M
Olathe, KS
 
MidAmerica Nazarene University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,636enrollment
  • $29,406net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA

21 miles from Kansas City

Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary
C
Kansas City, MO
 
Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 469enrollment
  • $11,177net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.37Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

20 miles from Kansas City

Cleveland Chiropractic College
C
Overland Park, KS
 
Cleveland Chiropractic College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 608enrollment
  • -net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Kansas City

DeVry University Missouri
D
Kansas City, Missouri
 
DeVry University Missouri

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,688enrollment
  • -net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

14 miles from Kansas City

Pinnacle Career Institute South Kansas City
P
Kansas City, MO
 
Pinnacle Career Institute South Kansas City

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 508enrollment
  • $17,697net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Kansas City

Kansas City Art Institute
K
Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Art Institute

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 698enrollment
  • $29,566net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

6 miles from Kansas City