Students in grades K-12 can learn online through the state’s virtual school, the Missouri Virtual Instruction Program. This program enrolled 1,992 students in courses during the 2013-14 school year. Students can also study a few courses online through district programs and dual credit courses. The District’s Choice Online Learning works with 61 Missouri schools and three Illinois districts to bring 150 courses to students in grades 6-12. Mizzou K-12 Online offers 200 self-paced courses and 51 scheduled courses. Severe budget cuts for online programs in recent years have led to a significant decline in online options, but some programs continue to move forward by charging enrollment fees.
|SCHOOL NAME||GRADE LEVELS||CITY||SCHEDULE||TYPE||PHONE NUMBER|
|Missouri Virtual Instruction Program||K - 12||Jefferson City||On-Demand/Asynchronous||Public||(573) 751-2453|
|University of Missouri High School||3 - 12||Columbia||On-Demand/Asynchronous||Private||(800) 609-3727|
|Greenways Academy||5 - 12||St. Louis||On-Demand/Asynchronous||Private||(866) 677-2111|
Missouri’s private and public universities offer online courses from the undergraduate to graduate degree levels. Notable online programs can be found through the University of Missouri, Crowder College, Missouri Southern State College, Saint Louis University and Washington University in St. Louis. Community colleges in the state offer single online courses or full degrees to students who want to pursue distance learning.
Missouri is home to 20 community colleges, offering a diverse array of academic specialties and programs. Students can achieve their associate’s degree and can even earn a fully-accredited four-year bachelor’s degree from some of Missouri’s community colleges. From Cottey College, an independent liberal arts college for women with an average class size of 14 students, to Wentworth Military Junior College, a co-ed military academy that offers its graduates a commission as a second lieutenant in the United States Army, students have a wide range of unique learning options.
|SCHOOL NAME||ADDRESS||CITY||SEE PROGRAMS|
|Moberly Area Community College||101 College Ave||Moberly||+|
|Missouri State University-West Plains||128 Garfield Avenue||West Plains||+|
|Three Rivers Community College||2080 Three Rivers Blvd||Poplar Bluff||+|
|Ozarks Technical Community College||1001 E. Chestnut Expressway||Springfield||+|
The University of Missouri System is the state’s largest public university network, offering undergraduate, research and post-doctoral academic programs to a combined student body totaling over 75,000. The system contains four main campuses, which include the University of Missouri in St. Louis, University of Missouri at Kansas City, Missouri University of Science and Technology (formerly the University of Missouri-Rolla, which also includes the University of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy) and its flagship campus, University of Missouri at Columbia. Known for its competitive academic, research and sports programs, the University of Missouri System boasts the state’s only NCAA Division 1-A sports program, a major hospital and medical research facility in its University of Missouri Health System, and highly-ranked graduate schools in law, business, education and medicine.
Missouri is home to 160 private colleges representing a broad spectrum of academic, athletic and student life experiences. From small, highly selective liberal arts colleges such as the College of the Ozarks to large, top-ranked research universities such as Washington University of St. Louis, there is a private college to suit nearly any student goal.
Missouri offers many private colleges with religious affiliations, including Saint Louis Christian College, Concordia Seminary, Southwest Baptist University and College of the Ozarks, which has a Presbyterian affiliation. There are also colleges offering associate or bachelor’s degrees that guide students along a fast track toward specific professions, such as the Chamberlain College of Nursing-Missouri and the Saint Louis College of Pharmacy. The state also has many technical colleges that prepare students for technical careers, including Missouri Tech, Ranken Technical College and Linn State Technical College.
University of Missouri
One of the biggest online schools in Missouri, the University of Missouri’s Mizzou Online offers over 90 degree and certificate programs and 900 online courses for both undergraduate and graduate students. Some degrees are offered fully online, such as general studies, educational studies and health sciences, while others require some campus or in-person attendance. Graduate students have dozens of online degree options, including agricultural education, health communication, social work, health informatics and educational leadership.
Students interested in pursuing an online degree program at MU must apply directly to a selected program. In addition to specific program application requirements, they must also submit transcripts, a resume, a personal statement and/or letters of recommendation.
Tuition can vary slightly based on degree program. Additionally, out-of-state undergraduates pay a small non-resident fee, while all graduate students pay the in-state tuition regardless of their location.
To learn more about online learning at MU, visit http://online.missouri.edu/.
Missouri State University
At Missouri State Online, students can choose from a variety of accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Unlike some other online schools in Missouri, all undergraduate distance programs at MSU are 100 percent online. Fields of study include communications, finance, general business, nursing and informational technology service management. Certificate programs are also available in manufacturing management and writing for television and film. At the master’s degree level, fully-online programs include nursing practice, communications, business administration, criminology and criminal justice, and project management. A number of certificate programs are also offered in areas such as homeland security and defense, sports management, nurse education, and orientation and mobility, which is the only hybrid certificate program.
Some online courses require test proctoring, where exams are taken in the presence of an approved proctor. Students near the main campus may have the option of completing exams at the Online Test Proctoring Center.
More information about online degrees and classes at MSU can be found at http://outreach.missouristate.edu/missouristateonline.htm.
Western Governors University Missouri
One of the more unique online schools in Missouri, the Governors University Missouri is a state branch of the national online college WGU. Formed in 2013 from a partnership between WGU and the state of Missouri, the university offers more than 50 bachelor’s and master’s programs from their colleges of education, business, information technology and health. A flat tuition is charged every six months, no matter how many credits a student takes. WGU’s Missouri program is only open to in-state residents.
Students who have earned credits or an associate degree from a community college can transfer their credits to WGU Missouri to apply toward a bachelor’s degree. The university has an articulation agreement with St. Louis Community College, where graduates and faculty of the community college can apply to WGU Missouri for free. If admitted, they receive discounted tuition and an easier transfer of credits.
For more information, visit http://missouri.wgu.edu/.
Columbia College (Online Campus)
Columbia College’s Online Campus offers 27 degree programs and 800 online classes, with over 16,000 enrolled students each year. There are five sessions offered each year, starting in January, March, June, August and October, and courses last for eight weeks. Associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees are offered in the areas of business administration, computer and mathematical sciences, criminal justice administration, education, general studies, history and political science, human services, humanities, physical and biological sciences, and psychology and sociology. Out-of-state students must verify that the master’s in educational leadership is not recognized in their state.
Online courses at Columbia College are centered on a syllabus and discussion forum. While following the detailed syllabus for assignments, readings and other course tasks, students are expected to contribute their perspectives, feedback and questions to discussions with peers and professors on the forum. Similar to other online schools in Missouri, testing methods vary by program and class—some professors choose to hold proctored tests while others use less formal evaluation measures. Assignments, essays, and contributions to online discussions typically have the greatest impact on students’ grades in Columbia College’s online courses.
Read more about Columbia College’s Online Campus at http://www.ccis.edu/online/index.asp.
Best Online Schools in Missouri for 2015-16
|Score||Student/teacher ratio||Financial aid||Cost||more|
|1||Missouri Valley College||99.48||14:1||100%|
Missouri Valley College offers online bachelor degrees covering business administration and psychology. Students in the business program learn how to manage a business, with a focus on implementing new ideas. Students in the psychology program explore theories and subfields of psychology for a comprehensive view on what motivates human behavior; students can then gain entry-level jobs in mental health and counseling centers. The school coordinates all activities through its MY MOVAL online portal. Students can manage their school email, check grades, register for classes, purchase digital textbooks, review syllabi and access coursework through the system.
|2||William Woods University||98.06||10:1||100%|
William Woods University has been around for 140 years and takes that teaching experience into their fully online bachelor degree programs. Courses are offered in eight-week blocks for the greatest flexibility. The courses are geared for an accelerated pace and promote networking between students and faculty. The school offers bachelor of science programs in business administration and paralegal studies. Students in the business administration program can expect to learn how to be strong leaders in any business. Students studying in the paralegal program will be prepared to work in the justice system, law firms, or for corporations and non-profits.
Culver-Stockton College's online degrees are offered in eight-week accelerated courses, allowing students the flexibility to complete courses on their own schedule while still keeping their jobs. Students can take programs in business, criminal justice and sports management. The school prides itself on the experienced faculty who handle the online courses. Students can specialize in accounting and finance or management in the business program. Students in the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Criminal Justice program have the opportunity to earn credit based on prior work experiences via portfolio applications.
Fontbonne University offers online courses in an interactive environment with faculty. The school's small class sizes facilitate interaction with faculty and other students. Students enrolled in one of the school's many online programs can expect to take away keen critical thinking skills, leadership abilities and ethical behavior. All online courses go through a review process to make sure have the most relevant course material available. Courses include discussions and academic projects to keep in line with the rigor of traditional classroom environments. Through the online portal, students can access the library, online tutoring, test proctoring, course schedules and the university bookstore.
Maryville University's online program is specifically geared for adult student who work full-time. Students can get bachelor degrees in cybersecurity, healthcare practice management or take an RN to BSN completion program. Students in healthcare practice management will learn everything they need for a healthcare business environment, like human resources, communications, accounting and management. The cybersecurity program was launched in 2014 and is on the cutting edge of computer security issues. The nursing completion program is specifically geared for students working as nurses who wish to advance to positions of nurse manager, specialists or educators.
Students in the Webster University's online degree programs can expect the convenience of a global classroom that's available 24/7. The programs are geared for full-time, part-time, domestic and international students alike. The school has a full online degree program covering religion and global society, where students study world religious conflicts, human rights and new forms of communication within a global religious context. Online degree completion programs also exist for data analytics, arts in management, media communications and RN to BSN. Each course, offered through the WorldClassRoom portal, meets the same standards as a traditionally taught course. Since classmates are anywhere in the world, students have access to a diverse classroom full of a variety of worldviews.
Evangel University offers a management bachelor's degree and a church ministries bachelor's degree online. Students in the management program learn planning, organization and leadership in a business setting. The church ministries degree prepares students to work in leadership roles within the church. They learn the ins and outs of being a minister in a church setting. Students need to take 60 credit hours before they can begin taking courses in their major, and most programs take about 20 months to complete. The courses are delivered in an accelerated format with the working professional in mind.
|8||University of Missouri-St Louis||97.15||16:1||95%|
The University of Missouri-St. Louis provides centralized support for its online students through its GOAL system. The staff gives guidance, tutorials, workshops and advice. The school offers many online bachelor programs, and recently created an online degree completion program in business. Students who completed half their undergraduate work can work on an online business degree. Also, students can learn communication, history and nursing, to name a few majors. A political science program is coming soon. The office of online administration works to meet students' needs with flexible course offerings and is always working to expand online opportunities.
Lindenwood University offers bachelor degree programs in business, criminal justice, RN to BSN and general studies. The online degrees are geared for students out working for a few years who wish to advance their education. Though the programs work equally well for full-time students. The material is always available through their online portal, allowing students to complete assignments on their time. Every semester students have 100 courses to choose from. Professional faculty members bring real-world experience into the classroom. Students view lectures, take tests, submit assignments and participate in class discussions, all online.
|10||Missouri Southern State University||96.7||19:1||93%|
Missouri Southern State University offers online bachelor's programs across a wide variety of fields. Students can choose from 14 bachelor degrees with different emphases. The online programs are managed through the Blackboard portal, which students can access through updated browsers. Students have access to online academic advising, testing services and a Blackboard help desk. Courses are designed by professors with the needs of distance learners in mind, all while keeping the courses engaging and dynamic. Students can access their courses 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Many courses offer tests entirely online, but some may require a proctor.
|11||Missouri Baptist University||96.65||20:1||100%|
Online courses at Missouri Baptist University begin every eight weeks, meaning students can take courses any time or anywhere that they like. Faculty members are available via email, Skype or phone call. The school offers a 60-hour undergraduate degree in management online. Students learn everything they need to manage a team, like sports marketing, sports finance and sports law. Students will be prepared to work in agency, corporate, professional or amateur sports organizations alike. Graduates have gone on to work at ice arenas, the YMCA, county park and recreation departments and golf courses, just to name a few places.
Drury University's College of Continuing Professional Studies offers over a dozen bachelor's degrees that can be earned entirely online. Students who wish to get an undergraduate degree must apply and be admitted to the university before they have completed 30 credit hours. Regular digital interaction between students and faculty leads to a high-quality online education. The school's faculty regularly undergo instruction in online training methods to keep up-to-date with the latest digital teaching technologies. The school makes sure there is always a real person behind the computer to get in touch with. Courses are accessed through the online portal Blackboard.
Stephens College offers a bachelor degree in health information administration that is entirely online. The program prepares students to take the RHIA exam and the program is also CAHIIM accredited. The program has an internship portion that helps prepare students for life after graduation. Students learn about business administration, healthcare systems and the medical and ethnical requirements to succeed as a health information administrator. After graduation, students may work in health records management, consulting, auditing, legal, quality assurance or compliance. Students will be prepared for management and supervisory positions.
|14||Saint Louis Christian College||96.13||14:1||100%|
St. Louis Christian College offers an online bachelor degree in Christian ministry. Students enroll in courses with a Biblical foundation that will prepare them to serve God. Christian ministry teaches students to work as effective Christian leaders in the religious community. The degree comes in two forms: one for those who have completed the school's associate degree in religious studies, and another for those who have taken an associate program at another school. The religious studies associate degree at St. Louis Christian College is also offered online. Part of the program is to participate in volunteer service in the community.
|15||Southeast Missouri State University||95.95||24:1||93%|
Southeast Missouri State University offers several programs across a variety of diverse disciplines. Each class is outlined in a syllabus and hosted entirely online so students never have to set foot on campus. All courses follow a framework that is easy for any student to follow. Classes typically run for 16 weeks in the fall and spring semesters. There may also be four, six or eight-week courses. Students do not need to be online at the same time as their faculty and classmates. Content comes in the form of PowerPoint slides, PDFs, web pages, word documents, video files, audio files and links to other internet resources for learning. Students conduct discussions in forums.
|16||University of Missouri – Kansas City||95.71||13:1||92%|
The University of Missouri-Kansas City's online program is managed through the Blackboard system, where students access course sites, submit assignments, post discussions and check grades, to name a few key activities. The school offers bachelor programs in liberal arts, RN to BSN completion and dental hygiene. Students have access to a myriad of online support functions, such as academic mentoring, GPA calculators, a career services site, to name a few. The school also offers online tutors. Just submit a question and or a paper anytime 24/7, and a tutor will get back answers within a 24-48 hour period.
Hannibal-LaGrange University's online program is offered in an accelerated format with the busy professional in mind. The school offers an RN to BSN completion program completely online, which can be completed in as little as one year. Students learn theories and evidence-based practice and can apply them to clinical practice. The program ends with a practicum experience that can take place at the student's current place of work. Students take what they have learned and apply it to a problem or issue that may be currently affecting nursing practices. Students can expect, upon completion of the program, to know the foundations of care like disease prevention, while being a strong, accountable advocate for health.
Columbia College offers a wide range of online bachelor programs for the busy adult. The school dates back to 1851 and has nearly 25,000 students across the U.S. and the world. Each session has over 800 online courses offered. Many of the teachers also teach in the traditionally formatted courses, so students can expect the same level of education online as they'd receive in the traditional classroom. Online courses are held to the same academic and accrediting standards as the physical campus courses. Classes are offered in eight-week sessions with five sessions that start in January, March, June, August and October.
|19||Missouri State University||93.34||20:1||89%|
Missouri State offers several online degree completion programs. Many programs require an associates or previous college courses. Once enrolled, students will begin working towards their bachelor degrees in their respective program. Students will need high-speed internet access, email proficiency and basic computer knowledge to participate in classes. Students have access to online support like career counseling. The program is run through Blackboard, where students find their course syllabus, participate in discussions and manage their assignments. Some courses may require proctored exams, which can happen at campus, at any of the school's satellite locations or at an agreed upon location if the student is at an extreme distance.
|20||Central Methodist University||87.32||25:1||N/A|
Central Methodist University offers a wide variety of bachelor degree majors online. The degree completion programs are entirely online. Classes run in either eight-week or 16-week sessions. Students must work through their classes using a reliable internet connection and an email they check regularly. The school handles the online courses through myCMU, and students can familiarize themselves with online learning through the course called Orientation to Online Learning. Since many courses run on an eight-week schedule, students can take fewer classes at one time, though assignments and readings are then longer and more frequent than they would be in a traditional classroom environment.
4 Year Online Colleges in Missouri
|SCHOOL NAME||TYPE||ADDRESS||CITY||SEE PROGRAMS|
|Missouri State University-Springfield||Public||901 S National||Springfield||+|
|Washington University in St Louis||Private not-for-profit||One Brookings Drive||Saint Louis||+|
|Missouri University of Science and Technology||Public||1870 Miner Circle||Rolla||+|
|Drury University||Private not-for-profit||900 N.Benton||Springfield||+|
|Nazarene Theological Seminary||Private not-for-profit||1700 E Meyer Blvd||Kansas City||+|
|Lindenwood University||Private not-for-profit||209 S Kingshighway||Saint Charles||+|
|Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies||Private not-for-profit||411 Central Methodist Square||Fayette||+|
|Missouri Baptist University||Private not-for-profit||One College Park Dr||Saint Louis||+|
|Saint Louis Christian College||Private not-for-profit||1360 Grandview Dr||Florissant||+|
Best for Future Service Members
Missouri is an ideal choice for those students who want to find the best education while still serving their country. Many ROTC programs can be found across Missouri campuses, allowing enrolled students to pursue opportunities with the Army, Navy or Air Force. We’ve compiled a list of all of Missouri’s four-year, nonprofit colleges that provide at least two ROTC programs. Highlighted selections indicate the most cost-efficient programs, with the price of attendance approximately $20,000 per year or even less in some instances.
|Tuition||City||ROTC - Army||ROTC - Navy||ROTC - Air Force|
|University of Missouri-Columbia||$8,082||Columbia||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|William Woods University||$19,200||Fulton||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Harris-Stowe State University||$4,680||Saint Louis||Yes||No||Yes|
|University of Central Missouri||$6,288||Warrensburg||Yes||No||Yes|
|University of Missouri-St Louis||$7,968||Saint Louis||Yes||No||Yes|
|Missouri University of Science and Technology||$8,082||Rolla||Yes||No||Yes|
|Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences||$19,990||Fayette||Yes||No||Yes|
Best for Personal Attention
Missouri colleges offer four-year degree programs in high-demand academic majors. The schools listed below combine a quality education with smaller class sizes of 19 or fewer students per professor. These schools focus on a higher caliber of professor-student interactions.
|Missouri Baptist University||20 to 1||4,218||$19,730||Private not-for-profit||Saint Louis|
|Southeast Missouri State University||20 to 1||11,811||$5,814||Public||Cape Girardeau|
|University of Missouri-Columbia||20 to 1||27,821||$8,082||Public||Columbia|
|Ranken Technical College||19 to 1||2,681||$13,944||Private not-for-profit||Saint Louis|
|Drury University||19 to 1||6,467||$21,500||Private not-for-profit||Springfield|
|Missouri Western State University||19 to 1||7,027||$4,534||Public||Saint Joseph|
|Central Christian College of the Bible||18 to 1||367||$9,600||Private not-for-profit||Moberly|
|Missouri Southern State University||18 to 1||6,565||$5,084||Public||Joplin|
|St Louis College of Pharmacy||17 to 1||720||$25,117||Private not-for-profit||Saint Louis|
|Central Bible College||17 to 1||725||$12,412||Private not-for-profit||Springfield|
|Evangel University||17 to 1||2,009||$17,930||Private not-for-profit||Springfield|
|Missouri University of Science and Technology||17 to 1||5,987||$8,082||Public||Rolla|
|Truman State University||17 to 1||6,067||$6,978||Public||Kirksville|
|University of Central Missouri||17 to 1||11,617||$6,288||Public||Warrensburg|
|University of Missouri-St Louis||17 to 1||16,381||$7,968||Public||Saint Louis|
|Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary||16 to 1||394||$6,672||Private not-for-profit||Kansas City|
|Ozark Christian College||16 to 1||713||$9,920||Private not-for-profit||Joplin|
|Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing||16 to 1||1,007||$29,547||Private not-for-profit||Saint Louis|
|Westminster College||15 to 1||1,158||$19,750||Private not-for-profit||Fulton|
|Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences||15 to 1||1,221||$19,990||Private not-for-profit||Fayette|
|Missouri Valley College||15 to 1||1,936||$17,400||Private not-for-profit||Marshall|
|Southwest Baptist University||15 to 1||3,285||$18,360||Private not-for-profit||Bolivar|
|Lincoln University||15 to 1||3,950||$6,150||Public||Jefferson City|
|Saint Louis Christian College||14 to 1||357||$14,400||Private not-for-profit||Florissant|
|Baptist Bible College||14 to 1||488||$7,040||Private not-for-profit||Springfield|
|Avila University||14 to 1||1,524||$23,100||Private not-for-profit||Kansas City|
|College of the Ozarks||14 to 1||1,587||$17,900||Private not-for-profit||Point Lookout|
|Culver-Stockton College||13 to 1||867||$22,250||Private not-for-profit||Canton|
|William Woods University||13 to 1||1,294||$19,200||Private not-for-profit||Fulton|
|Harris-Stowe State University||13 to 1||2,025||$4,680||Public||Saint Louis|
|University of Missouri-Kansas City||13 to 1||14,377||$7,968||Public||Kansas City|
|Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences||12 to 1||234||$12,180||Private not-for-profit||Kansas City|
|Rockhurst University||12 to 1||2,308||$29,100||Private not-for-profit||Kansas City|
|Maryville University of Saint Louis||12 to 1||3,514||$22,786||Private not-for-profit||Saint Louis|
|Saint Louis University-Main Campus||12 to 1||14,598||$34,740||Private not-for-profit||Saint Louis|
|Park University||12 to 1||20,942||$9,688||Private not-for-profit||Parkville|
|William Jewell College||11 to 1||1,179||$29,859||Private not-for-profit||Liberty|
|Hannibal-LaGrange University||11 to 1||1,502||$17,150||Private not-for-profit||Hannibal|
|Fontbonne University||11 to 1||1,722||$20,860||Private not-for-profit||Saint Louis|
|Webster University||11 to 1||4,326||$23,010||Private not-for-profit||Saint Louis|
|Kansas City Art Institute||10 to 1||822||$31,992||Private not-for-profit||Kansas City|
|Stephens College||10 to 1||832||$27,210||Private not-for-profit||Columbia|
|Logan University||9 to 1||64||$4,200||Private not-for-profit||Chesterfield|
|Cox College||9 to 1||903||$10,802||Private not-for-profit||Springfield|
|Cottey College||8 to 1||325||$16,600||Private not-for-profit||Nevada|
|Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary||8 to 1||342||$9,920||Private not-for-profit||Kansas City|
|Washington University in St Louis||7 to 1||8,017||$42,500||Private not-for-profit||Saint Louis|
|City Vision College||6 to 1||70||$6,000||Private not-for-profit||Kansas City|
|Kenrick Glennon Seminary||4 to 1||35||$16,222||Private not-for-profit||Saint Louis|
|Conception Seminary College||4 to 1||110||$17,534||Private not-for-profit||Conception|
Best for Women in Technology
Missouri is a premiere destination for women seeking the best technology and engineering programs in the country, and the online schools in Missouri are no exception. The state is home to many colleges that create excellent learning environments for women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) disciplines. The best programs offer resources such as female mentorships, female-only living residences and centers devoted to forwarding the education of women in technology and engineering. We’ve recognized the top programs in Missouri for women in these fields.
|TUITION + FEES||CITY||WOMEN IN TECH DEGREES AWARDED||TOTAL ENROLLMENT||TYPE|
|Missouri University of Science and Technology||$9,350||Rolla||218||6,229||Public|
|Washington University in St Louis||$43,705||Saint Louis||127||11,823||Private Not for Profit|
|University of Missouri-Columbia||$9,257||Columbia||106||29,432||Public|
|University of Central Missouri||$7,147||Warrensburg||74||8,631||Public|
|Missouri State University-Springfield||$6,792||Springfield||54||15,065||Public|
|Saint Louis University-Main Campus||$35,256||Saint Louis||42||10,714||Private Not for Profit|
|Webster University||$23,070||Saint Louis||27||6,241||Private Not for Profit|
|University of Missouri-Kansas City||$9,299||Kansas City||23||9,745||Public|
|Lindenwood University||$14,600||Saint Charles||15||8,580||Private Not for Profit|
|Drury University||$22,075||Springfield||15||3,673||Private Not for Profit|
|Avila University||$23,950||Kansas City||15||1,422||Private Not for Profit|
|Southeast Missouri State University||$6,750||Cape Girardeau||14||8,337||Public|
|Kansas City Art Institute||$31,992||Kansas City||8||766||Private Not for Profit|
|Columbia College||$6,739||Columbia||5||10,682||Private Not for Profit|
|University of Missouri-St Louis||$9,314||Saint Louis||5||7,091||Public|
Best Schools Fighting for Families
Missouri’s online schools are ideal for degree-seeking students interested in social work. With plenty of programs dedicated to the social and psychological health of families, Missouri colleges have consistently high rankings based on clinical settings and fieldwork, outstanding curriculum, and scholarships, fellowships and internships. We’ve selected these featured Missouri colleges for their superior academic facilities, family-friendly approach and experiential learning in the field of social work.
|CITY||SOCIAL DEGREES AWARDED||WOMEN||MEN||TUITION & FEES||TOTAL ENROLLMENT|
|University of Missouri-Columbia||Columbia||254||201||53||$9,257||29,432|
|Washington University in St Louis||Saint Louis||217||187||30||$43,705||11,823|
|University of Missouri-Kansas City||Kansas City||144||119||25||$9,299||9,745|
|University of Missouri-St Louis||Saint Louis||124||114||10||$9,314||7,091|
|Missouri State University-Springfield||Springfield||113||85||28||$6,792||15,065|
|Saint Louis University-Main Campus||Saint Louis||109||96||13||$35,256||10,714|
|University of Central Missouri||Warrensburg||62||49||13||$7,147||8,631|
|Southeast Missouri State University||Cape Girardeau||47||41||6||$6,750||8,337|
|Truman State University||Kirksville||28||23||5||$7,216||5,727|
|Missouri Western State University||Saint Joseph||27||25||2||$6,007||4,354|
|Southwest Baptist University||Bolivar||23||18||5||$19,150||2,224|
|Avila University||Kansas City||21||15||6||$23,950||1,422|
|Lindenwood University||Saint Charles||20||18||2||$14,600||8,580|
|College of the Ozarks||Point Lookout||19||16||3||$18,330||1,359|
|Missouri Southern State University||Joplin||17||15||2||$5,271||4,040|
|Lincoln University||Jefferson City||15||13||2||$6,725||2,289|
|William Woods University||Fulton||9||9||0||$19,850||1,318|
|Fontbonne University||Saint Louis||8||6||2||$21,220||1,380|
|Northwest Missouri State University||Maryville||8||2||6||$6,175||5,819|