Missouri Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in Missouri by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 68 colleges in Missouri with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in Missouri? Harris Stowe State University tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $5,868. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in Missouri list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

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

List of Missouri Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
Harris Stowe State University

Saint Louis, MO

$5,868
Missouri Southern State University

Joplin, MO

$7,244
Grantham University

Kansas City, KS

$8,280
Missouri State University Springfield

Springfield, MO

$8,294
Lincoln University

Jefferson City, MO

$8,370
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Kansas City, MO

$8,410
Truman State University

Kirksville, MO

$8,689
Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau, MO

$8,715
Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, MO

$8,852
Missouri Western State University

Saint Joseph, MO

$8,875
University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, MO

$9,071
Central Christian College of the Bible

Moberly, MO

$9,250
Messenger College

Joplin, TX

$9,780
University of Phoenix Springfield  Campus

Springfield, Missouri

$10,240
University of Missouri Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

$10,599
Colorado Technical University Kansas City

North Kansas City, Missouri

$10,700
Missouri University of Science and Technology

Rolla, MO

$10,813
University of Missouri St Louis

Saint Louis, MO

$11,214