Missouri Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Missouri by Out of State Tuition for 2022

Cheapest Colleges in Missouri by Out of State Tuition

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 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 out of 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 out of state tuition list price for the 2020/2021 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Missouri? Leading the colleges list is Grantham University in Kansas City with an out of state tuition of $7,080.

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 Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#21 Saint Louis Christian College

Florissant, Private Not For Profit

$13,280 38 76
#22 Missouri Western State University

Saint Joseph, Public Not For Profit

$13,430 NA NA
#23 Lincoln University

Jefferson City, Public Not For Profit

$13,710 NA NA
#24 Hickey College

Saint Louis, Private For Profit

$13,920 NA NA
#25 Missouri Southern State University

Joplin, Public Not For Profit

$13,928 31 28
#26 Baptist Bible College and Graduate School

Springfield, Private Not For Profit

$13,990 NA NA
#27 University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Public Not For Profit

$14,256 49 42
#28 Ranken Technical College

Saint Louis, Private Not For Profit

$14,952 NA NA
#29 National American University Independence

Independence, Private For Profit

$15,000 NA NA
#30 Missouri Tech

Saint Charles, Private For Profit

$15,000 NA NA
#31 National American University Zona Rosa

Kansas City, Private For Profit

$15,000 NA NA
#32 National American University Lee's Summit

Lee Summit, Private For Profit

$15,000 NA NA
#33 Truman State University

Kirksville, Public Not For Profit

$15,335 64 91
#34 Missouri State University Springfield

Springfield, Public Not For Profit

$15,510 44 27
#35 DeVry University Missouri

Kansas City, Private For Profit

$15,835 NA NA
#36 Lindenwood University

Saint Charles, Private Not For Profit

$18,000 35 19
#37 Chamberlain College of Nursing Missouri

St. Louis, Private For Profit

$18,549 NA NA
#38 College of the Ozarks

Point Lookout, Private Not For Profit

$19,500 53 97
#39 Missouri Valley College

Marshall, Private Not For Profit

$20,100 19 2
#40 Kenrick Glennon Seminary

Saint Louis, Private Not For Profit

$20,370 NA NA