Missouri In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Missouri by In State Total Cost for 2022

Cheapest Colleges in Missouri by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Missouri these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Missouri list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Missouri tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Missouri are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2020/2021 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Missouri? Leading the colleges list is Colorado Technical University Kansas City in North Kansas City with an in state total cost of $10,700.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

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

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Missouri's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 Colorado Technical University Kansas City

North Kansas City, Private For Profit

$10,700 NA NA
#2 Grantham University

Kansas City, Private For Profit

$15,040 NA NA
#3 Missouri Southern State University

Joplin, Public Not For Profit

$15,075 31 28
#4 Harris Stowe State University

Saint Louis, Public Not For Profit

$15,975 NA NA
#5 University of Phoenix Springfield Campus

Springfield, Private For Profit

$16,400 NA NA
#6 Messenger College

Joplin, Private Not For Profit

$16,650 NA NA
#7 University of Phoenix Kansas City Campus

Kansas City, Private For Profit

$17,550 NA NA
#8 Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary

Kansas City, Private Not For Profit

$17,678 NA NA
#9 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Kansas City, Private Not For Profit

$17,820 NA NA
#10 Central Christian College of the Bible

Moberly, Private Not For Profit

$18,040 NA NA
#11 Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, Public Not For Profit

$18,170 36 32
#12 Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau, Public Not For Profit

$18,181 NA NA
#13 Truman State University

Kirksville, Public Not For Profit

$18,484 64 91
#14 Missouri State University Springfield

Springfield, Public Not For Profit

$18,536 44 27
#15 University of Phoenix St Louis Campus

Saint Louis, Private For Profit

$18,630 NA NA
#16 University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Public Not For Profit

$18,752 49 42
#17 Vatterott College Berkeley

Berkeley, Private For Profit

$19,387 NA NA
#18 Central Bible College

Springfield, Private Not For Profit

$19,404 NA NA
#19 Lincoln University

Jefferson City, Public Not For Profit

$19,492 NA NA
#20 Brown Mackie College St Louis

Fenton, Private For Profit

$19,638 NA NA