Missouri Out of State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Missouri by Out of State Total Cost for 2022

Cheapest Colleges in Missouri by Out of State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university in Missouri but aren't a state resident, these are the least expensive out of state colleges to consider. Additionally, if you are a foreign citizen and cannot qualify for in-state tuition, these are the cheapest universities in Missouri for international students.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published out of 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 out of 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 out of 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 out of 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 Out of State Total Cost
College Out of State Total Cost Rating Value
#21 National American University Independence

Independence, Private For Profit

$23,514 NA NA
#22 National American University Lee's Summit

Lee Summit, Private For Profit

$23,532 NA NA
#23 National American University Zona Rosa

Kansas City, Private For Profit

$23,532 NA NA
#24 DeVry University Missouri

Kansas City, Private For Profit

$23,669 NA NA
#25 Missouri Tech

Saint Charles, Private For Profit

$23,880 NA NA
#26 Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, Public Not For Profit

$24,128 36 32
#27 Ranken Technical College

Saint Louis, Private Not For Profit

$24,347 NA NA
#28 Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau, Public Not For Profit

$24,353 NA NA
#29 Hickey College

Saint Louis, Private For Profit

$24,410 NA NA
#30 Cox College

Springfield, Private Not For Profit

$24,696 NA NA
#31 Truman State University

Kirksville, Public Not For Profit

$25,844 64 91
#32 University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Public Not For Profit

$25,880 49 42
#33 Missouri Western State University

Saint Joseph, Public Not For Profit

$26,330 NA NA
#34 Lincoln University

Jefferson City, Public Not For Profit

$26,482 NA NA
#35 Missouri State University Springfield

Springfield, Public Not For Profit

$27,206 44 27
#36 Lindenwood University

Saint Charles, Private Not For Profit

$28,600 35 19
#37 College of the Ozarks

Point Lookout, Private Not For Profit

$28,960 53 97
#38 Avila University

Kansas City, Private Not For Profit

$31,034 42 25
#39 Cottey College

Nevada, Private Not For Profit

$31,670 66 88
#40 Chamberlain College of Nursing Missouri

St. Louis, Private For Profit

$32,489 NA NA