Top Rated Missouri Private Colleges

The Best Private Colleges in Missouri for 2022

These are the top ranked private four-year colleges in Missouri. Leading the rankings for 2022 as the highest ranked private college in Missouri is Washington University in St Louis. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


13 results

Washington University in St Louis
W
Saint Louis, MO
Washington University in St Louis

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#18 Best Colleges in America

  • 15,449enrollment
  • $27,233net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1480-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 4.21Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Saint Louis University Main Campus
S
Saint Louis, MO
Saint Louis University Main Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Missouri

  • 12,229enrollment
  • $27,872net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1370SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.94Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

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

Webster University
W
Saint Louis, MO
Webster University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 8,197enrollment
  • $23,548net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1078-1260SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.42Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Drury University
D
Springfield, MO
 
Drury University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 1,691enrollment
  • $19,190net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1250SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA

Southwest Baptist University
S
Bolivar, MO
 
Southwest Baptist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 3,039enrollment
  • $18,202net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 950-1153SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.55Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
C
Fayette, MO
 
Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 1,141enrollment
  • $25,290net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 940-1080SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.46Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Fontbonne University
F
Saint Louis, MO
 
Fontbonne University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 1,112enrollment
  • $16,531net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

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

Lindenwood University
L
Saint Charles, MO
Lindenwood University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 7,382enrollment
  • $18,054net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 990-1180SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

Missouri Baptist University
M
Saint Louis, MO
 
Missouri Baptist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 4,860enrollment
  • $22,509net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 840-1050SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

Culver Stockton College
C
Canton, MO
 
Culver Stockton College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 1,006enrollment
  • $21,389net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 930-1110SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.27Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Missouri Valley College
M
Marshall, MO
Missouri Valley College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 1,682enrollment
  • $18,783net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 850-1044SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1