Top Rated Missouri Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in Missouri for 2021

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in Missouri as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2021 as the best public college in Missouri is Missouri University of Science and Technology. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


9 results

Missouri University of Science and Technology
M
Rolla, MO
Missouri University of Science and Technology

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 8,601enrollment
  • $13,954net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1450SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
University of Missouri Columbia
M
Columbia, MO
University of Missouri Columbia

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 29,843enrollment
  • $15,850net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1340SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.61*Avg GPA
University of Missouri Kansas City
M
Kansas City, MO
University of Missouri Kansas City

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 16,375enrollment
  • $14,921net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 980-1330SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA
Truman State University
T
Kirksville, MO
Truman State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 5,853enrollment
  • $12,912net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1350SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
University of Missouri St Louis
M
Saint Louis, MO
University of Missouri St Louis

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Missouri

  • 16,441enrollment
  • $7,977net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
University of Central Missouri
C
Warrensburg, MO
University of Central Missouri

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 11,487enrollment
  • $13,098net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.27Avg GPA
Missouri State University Springfield
M
Springfield, MO
Missouri State University Springfield

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 23,697enrollment
  • $16,134net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1240SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA
Northwest Missouri State University
N
Maryville, MO
Northwest Missouri State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 6,857enrollment
  • $12,765net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 998-1240SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA
Missouri Southern State University
M
Joplin, MO
 
Missouri Southern State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 6,006enrollment
  • $9,810net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 840-1140SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA