dcsimg

Missouri Colleges and Universities

 

Colleges and Universities in Missouri

Colleges and universities in Missouri have a lot to offer in terms of educational opportunities. The state itself, known for barbecue, beer and professional sports, is a good place to be for the college years and beyond. What more could a 20-something want? St. Louis has been ranked one of the top 100 places to live in the U.S., the 15th best city for young professionals, and one of the nation's best cities for singles. And, over the last decade, it's experienced a population boom in college-educated young adults.

Subject

The state of Missouri is also thriving economically, with careers in agribusiness, business, energy and bioscience, in particular, experiencing exponential growth. In 2011, there were 11 Missouri-based companies on the Fortune 500 list, including pharmacy benefit management leader Express Scripts, Emerson Electric and the Reinsurance Group of America. Students at colleges in Missouri who are studying business, defense, life sciences, information technology and transportation/logistics could find job prospects that deliver.

Where colleges in Missouri could lead you

Today, Ford, Daimler Chrysler and General Motors have assembly plants in Missouri. Additionally, alternative energy is a major industry; the state has four ethanol plants. A state initiative committed to making Missouri a national leader in biosciences means that careers in this industry could grow rapidly in the coming years. Missouri's finance sector is also an area experiencing growth. According to 2010 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, mean earned wages for workers in some of the growing careers in Missouri were:

  1. Accountants and auditors: $59,980
  2. Biomedical engineers: $59,550
  3. Bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks:$32,580
  4. Computer support specialists: $44,140
  5. General and operations managers: $92,270
  6. Network systems and data communication analysts:$67,720
  7. Physicians and surgeons:$161,840

In 1904, St. Louis hosted the World Fair, where innovations like the electrical outlet and plug, the electrical typewriter, and the ice cream cone first debuted. Missouri's history is one of looking to the future--and with an education from Missouri colleges and universities, you could build a future there too.

See also: Missouri Vocational Schools and Career Training

Directory of Missouri Colleges & Universities

Campus & Online Schools Accepting Students from Missouri

Refine School Matches
Hide filters
  • SUBJECT

    See More

  • DEGREE

    See More

  • PROGRAM TYPE

  • START TIME

    LOCATION
    Please enter valid US or Canada Zip.
            Results open in new window

            Searching Searching ...

            Matching School Ads
            5 Program(s) Found
            • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
            • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
            • Students work with industry-standard tools and technologies, allowing them to gain practical knowledge and real-world experience.
            • Join us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram to interact with our community, read about grad success, and see campus images.
            • Online Courses
            5 Program(s) Found
            • Flexible Online Learning — Career programs designed for anytime learning.  Study when you have time and test when you feel ready.
            • Accredited and Supported — Regionally and nationally accredited programs with expert instructors available to answer your questions.
            • Affordable Tuition — 0% interest and low monthly payment plans.
            • Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).
            • Founded in 1890 in Scranton, Pennsylvania    
            Show more [+]
            • Online Courses
            5 Program(s) Found
            • Provides students the opportunity to train at home in their spare time to get their high school diploma, train for a new career, or enhance current skills.
            • Offers programs in psychology/social work, business management, medical billing, criminal justice, and more.
            • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
            • Features a fully flexible schedule with no classes to attend, leaving the study pace up to the student.
            Show more [+]
            • Online Courses
            1 Program(s) Found
            • Take classes from award-winning faculty online or from one of our three campuses
            • Scholarships are available to qualifying students, including the Presidential Scholarship, Dean’s Scholarship, Hamel Scholarship, and many more
            • Choose from 200+ undergraduate and graduate degree programs to pursue
            • Online graduate programs include: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Educational Studies (MEd), and Master of Social Work (MSW)
            Show more [+]
            • Online Courses
            5 Program(s) Found
            ITT Technical Institute , Online (campus option available)
            • Students who qualify may apply for the Opportunity Scholarship, which can help lower education costs.
            • Offers career-focused, degree programs to over 70,000 students at over 140 ITT Technical Institutes in 35 states.
            • Classes are offered year-round, with day and evening course options.
            • Online courses can be accessed from anywhere, 24 hours a day.
            • Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.
            Show more [+]
            • Online Courses
            • Financial Aid
            3 Program(s) Found
            • Founded in Southern California in 1998 by dog training expert Steven Appelbaum.
            • The largest independent dog training company in the United States.
            • Offers 11-stage programs that feature an in-home study component along with a hands-on training module.
            • A member of the MyCAA Financial Assistance program, which offers eligible military spouses up to $4,000 of tuition assistance that can be used towards any of their courses.
            • Helps graduates find employment and coaches those who are looking to start their own business.
            Show more [+]
            • Online Courses
            5 Program(s) Found
            • Ranked 25th among the Best National Universities in 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
            • One of the world’s leading private research universities.
            • Its student-faculty ratio is 9:1, and 56.8% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
            • Has an average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, of 96.8 percent.
            • Dedicated to a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education since 1880.
            • Its faculty includes National Academy members, Nobel Laureates, MacArthur Fellows, and more.
            Show more [+]
            • Online Courses

            Other Colleges & Universities in Missouri

            1 2 
            Avila University
            Kansas City, Missouri
            Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary
            Kansas City, Missouri
            Central Bible College
            Springfield, Missouri
            Cleveland Chiropractic College
            Kansas City, Missouri; also Los Angeles, California
            College of the Ozarks
            Point Lookout, Missouri
            Crowder College
            Neosho, Missouri
            Culver-Stockton College
            Canton, Missouri
            Drury University
            Springfield, Missouri
            Fontbonne University
            St. Louis, MIssouri
            Graceland University
            Lamoni, Iowa; also Independence MO
            Hannibal-Lagrange College
            Hannibal, Missouri
            Holmes Community College
            Goodman, Grenada, Ridgeland, Mississippi
            Jefferson College
            Hillsboro, Missouri
            Lindenwood University
            St. Charles, Missouri
            Maryville University of Saint Louis
            Saint Louis, Missouri
            Messenger College
            Joplin, Missouri
            Metropolitan Community College, Maple Woods
            Kansas City, Missouri
            Mineral Area College
            Park Hills, Missouri
            Missouri Baptist University
            St. Louis, Missouri
            Missouri Southern State University
            Joplin, Missouri
            Missouri University of Science and Technology
            Rolla, Missouri
            Missouri Valley College
            Marshall, Missouri
            Missouri Western State University
            St. Joseph, Missouri
            North Central Missouri College
            Trenton, Missouri
            Northwest Missouri State University
            Maryville, Missouri
            Ozark Christian College
            Joplin, Missouri
            Ozarks Technical Community College
            Springfield, Missouri
            Park University
            Parkville, Missouri
            Rockhurst University
            Kansas City, Missouri
            Southeast Missouri State University
            Cape Girardeau, Missouri
            Southwest Baptist University
            Bolivar, Missouri
            St. Charles Community College
            St. Peters, Missouri
            State Fair Community College
            Sedalia, Jefferson City, Missouri
            State Technical College of Missouri
            Linn, Missouri
            Stephens College
            Columbia, Missouri
            Three Rivers College
            Poplar Bluff, Missouri
            Truman State University
            Kirksville, Missouri
            University of Central Missouri
            Warrensburg, Missouri
            University of Missouri
            Columbia, MO
            University of Missouri - Kansas City
            Kansas City, MO
            University of Missouri - St Louis
            St. Louis, MO
            Washington University in St. Louis
            St. Louis, Missouri
            Webster University
            St. Louis, Missouri; campuses in several states and worldwide
            Wentworth Military Academy & College
            Lexington, Kentucky
            Westminster College
            Fulton, Missouri
            William Jewell College
            Liberty, Missouri
            William Woods University
            Fulton, Missouri
            Baptist Bible College
            Springfield, Missouri
            Central Christian College of the Bible
            Moberly, Missouri
            Central Methodist College
            Fayette, Missouri
            Columbia College
            Columbia, Missouri
            Concordia Seminary
            St. Louis, Missouri
            Cottey College
            Nevada, Missouri
            East Central College
            Union, Sullivan, Washington, St. Clair, Rolla, Missouri
            Evangel University
            Springfield, Missouri
            The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute
            Springfield, Missouri
            Global University
            Springfield, Missouri
            Grantham University
            Kansas City, Missouri
            Harris-Stowe State University
            St. Louis, Missouri
            Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College
            St. Louis, Missouri