College Costs in Missouri

The 2024 Directory of Missouri Colleges and Prices

Missouri Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2024

How much does it cost to attend college in Missouri?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Missouri was $14,668 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $462 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Missouri in the middle of the pack as the 24th most expensive state or district to attend college. This is a change of -$1,281 from the 2019-2020 average of $15,949 and represents a -8.03% annual decline in tuition costs. The list of Missouri colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

This analysis surveyed tuition data from the 104 colleges and universities in Missouri, the most popular being University of Missouri Columbia with 26,125 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $10,017. Washington University in St Louis is the most expensive in Missouri with an in-state tuition of $57,750.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.


104 results

Washington University in St Louis
W
Saint Louis, MO

Washington University in St Louis

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

$57,750 Tuition

#20 Best Colleges in America

  • 16,973enrollment
  • $27,233net price
  • 13%acceptance rate
  • 1490-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.92Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 4

University of Missouri Columbia
M
Columbia, MO

University of Missouri Columbia

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

$10,017 Tuition

#3 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 31,401enrollment
  • $16,930net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1350SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.61Estimated Avg GPA

Missouri State University Springfield
M
Springfield, MO

Missouri State University Springfield

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

$7,196 Tuition

#7 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 22,925enrollment
  • $16,804net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1200SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA

Saint Louis University Main Campus
S
Saint Louis, MO

Saint Louis University Main Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$48,100 Tuition

#2 Best Colleges in Missouri

  • 13,474enrollment
  • $27,872net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1430SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.95Avg GPA

Lindenwood University
L
Saint Charles, MO

Lindenwood University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$18,540 Tuition

#7 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 7,003enrollment
  • $18,054net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 860-1210SAT range
  • 17-30ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA

Northwest Missouri State University
N
Maryville, MO

Northwest Missouri State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,461 Tuition

#8 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 7,870enrollment
  • $13,375net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 953-1133SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA

Truman State University
T
Kirksville, MO

Truman State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$8,365 Tuition

#2 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 4,225enrollment
  • $12,621net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1093-1290SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA

Drury University
D
Springfield, MO
 

Drury University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$31,100 Tuition

#5 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 1,615enrollment
  • $19,190net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1270SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 30

Rockhurst University
R
Kansas City, MO

Rockhurst University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$39,500 Tuition

#3 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 3,626enrollment
  • $21,518net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1083-1288SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 30

Webster University
W
Saint Louis, MO

Webster University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

$28,500 Tuition

#4 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 6,779enrollment
  • $23,548net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1033-1250SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA

College of the Ozarks
O
Point Lookout, MO

College of the Ozarks

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$19,500 Tuition

 

  • 1,479enrollment
  • $7,505net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1213SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA

Maryville University of Saint Louis
M
Saint Louis, MO
 

Maryville University of Saint Louis

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

$24,766 Tuition

#6 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 10,596enrollment
  • $28,087net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1230SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

University of Missouri Kansas City
M
Kansas City, MO

University of Missouri Kansas City

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$8,940 Tuition

#4 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 16,003enrollment
  • $16,016net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1143-1506SAT range
  • 21-30ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

Lincoln University
L
HBCU
Jefferson City, MO

Lincoln University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$6,720 Tuition

 

  • 1,794enrollment
  • $11,574net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.75Avg GPA

University of Missouri St Louis
M
Saint Louis, MO

University of Missouri St Louis

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$11,214 Tuition

#2 Best Value Colleges in Missouri

  • 15,189enrollment
  • $10,039net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1300SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Harris Stowe State University
H
HBCU
Saint Louis, MO

Harris Stowe State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,424 Tuition

 

  • 1,210enrollment
  • $9,889net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.04Avg GPA

Columbia College
C
Columbia, MO
 

Columbia College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$23,840 Tuition

 

  • 6,765enrollment
  • $25,954net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

Missouri University of Science and Technology
M
Rolla, MO

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$9,296 Tuition

#1 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 7,241enrollment
  • $13,476net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1460SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1