Missouri In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Missouri by In State Tuition for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Missouri by In State Tuition

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 tuition. 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 tuition 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.

The most affordable four year colleges in Missouri are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Missouri? Leading the colleges list is Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville with an in state tuition of $4,956.

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 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Missouri's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, Public Not For Profit

$4,956 42 48
#2 Harris Stowe State University

Saint Louis, Public Not For Profit

$5,040 NA NA
#3 Missouri Western State University

Saint Joseph, Public Not For Profit

$6,400 NA NA
#4 Missouri State University Springfield

Springfield, Public Not For Profit

$6,540 44 24
#5 Lincoln University

Jefferson City, Public Not For Profit

$6,548 NA NA
#6 Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau, Public Not For Profit

$6,606 NA NA
#7 Missouri Southern State University

Joplin, Public Not For Profit

$6,803 28 18
#8 University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Public Not For Profit

$7,050 48 34
#9 Grantham University

Kansas City, Private For Profit

$7,080 NA NA
#10 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Kansas City, Private Not For Profit

$7,440 NA NA
#11 Central Christian College of the Bible

Moberly, Private Not For Profit

$7,500 NA NA
#12 Truman State University

Kirksville, Public Not For Profit

$7,796 63 86
#13 Messenger College

Joplin, Private Not For Profit

$7,800 NA NA
#14 University of Missouri Kansas City

Kansas City, Public Not For Profit

$8,392 63 59
#15 Missouri University of Science and Technology

Rolla, Public Not For Profit

$8,512 70 86
#16 University of Missouri Columbia

Columbia, Public Not For Profit

$9,120 66 87
#17 University of Phoenix Springfield Campus

Springfield, Private For Profit

$9,480 NA NA
#18 Cox College

Springfield, Private Not For Profit

$10,080 NA NA
#19 University of Missouri St Louis

Saint Louis, Public Not For Profit

$10,170 54 93
#20 Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary

Kansas City, Private Not For Profit

$10,276 39 10