College Costs in Missouri

The 2023 Directory of Missouri Colleges and Prices

Missouri Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend college in Missouri?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Missouri was $14,668 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $462 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Missouri in the middle of the pack as the 24th most expensive and 29th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of ($731) from the 2019-2020 average of $15,399 and represents a -4.75% annual decline. The list of Missouri colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 104 colleges and universities in Missouri, the most popular being University of Missouri Columbia with 26,125 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $10,017. Washington University in St Louis is the most expensive in Missouri with an in-state tuition of $57,750.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Missouri colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Missouri or cheap Missouri colleges guide.

<Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Missouri Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Avila University

Kansas City, Missouri

$21,740 44 33
Baptist Bible College and Graduate School

Springfield, Missouri

$13,990 NA NA
Brown Mackie College St Louis

Fenton, Missouri

$11,772 NA NA
Bryan University Springfield

Springfield, Missouri

$14,494 NA NA
Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary

Kansas City, Missouri

$10,640 53 69
Central Bible College

Springfield, Missouri

$12,412 NA NA
Central Christian College of the Bible

Moberly, Missouri

$8,250 NA NA
Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Fayette, Missouri

$25,690 41 22
Chamberlain College of Nursing Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

$18,549 NA NA
College of the Ozarks

Point Lookout, Missouri

$19,500 47 96
Colorado Technical University Kansas City

North Kansas City, Missouri

$10,440 NA NA
Columbia College

Columbia, Missouri

$23,840 NA NA
Conception Seminary College

Conception, Missouri

$23,075 NA NA
Cottey College

Nevada, Missouri

$21,620 63 86
Cox College

Springfield, Missouri

$10,080 NA NA
Crowder College

Neosho, Missouri

$4,480 NA NA
Culver Stockton College

Canton, Missouri

$28,000 31 10
DeVry University Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri

$15,835 NA NA
Drury University

Springfield, Missouri

$31,100 54 71
East Central College

Union, Missouri

$3,744 NA NA