Top Rated Missouri Private Colleges

The Best Private Colleges in Missouri for 2021

These are the top ranked private four-year colleges in Missouri. Leading the rankings for 2021 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.


15 results

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

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#20 Best Colleges in America

  • 15,852enrollment
  • $27,108net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • 1480-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.92*Avg GPA
Saint Louis University Main Campus
S
Saint Louis, MO
Saint Louis University Main Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Missouri

  • 14,438enrollment
  • $31,098net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1380SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA
Rockhurst University
R
Kansas City, MO
Rockhurst University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value Colleges in Missouri

  • 3,145enrollment
  • $22,688net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1078-1260SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Webster University
W
Saint Louis, MO
Webster University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 11,406enrollment
  • $23,265net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1250SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Maryville University of Saint Louis
M
Saint Louis, MO
 
Maryville University of Saint Louis

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 9,139enrollment
  • $29,357net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Drury University
D
Springfield, MO
 
Drury University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 1,730enrollment
  • $19,597net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1045-1225SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
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

  • 1,148enrollment
  • $21,215net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 930-1100SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA
William Woods University
W
Fulton, MO
 
William Woods University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 2,302enrollment
  • $23,663net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Southwest Baptist University
S
Bolivar, MO
 
Southwest Baptist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 3,357enrollment
  • $18,344net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 890-1165SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Avila University
A
Kansas City, MO
 
Avila University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 1,649enrollment
  • $17,048net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • 1005-1160SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA
Fontbonne University
F
Saint Louis, MO
 
Fontbonne University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 1,290enrollment
  • $16,953net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 990-1100SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.36*Avg GPA
Lindenwood University
L
Saint Charles, MO
Lindenwood University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 9,468enrollment
  • $17,891net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Culver Stockton College
C
Canton, MO
 
Culver Stockton College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 1,068enrollment
  • $21,096net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 910-1080SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
Missouri Baptist University
M
Saint Louis, MO
 
Missouri Baptist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 5,292enrollment
  • $20,481net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 920-1100SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.18*Avg GPA
Missouri Valley College
M
Marshall, MO
Missouri Valley College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 1,867enrollment
  • $19,465net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 870-1060SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA