Missouri K-12 Online Schools

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.

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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 Online Colleges and Universities

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.

Community Colleges

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.

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Public Colleges

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.

Private Colleges

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.

Specialty Colleges

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.

Missouri Post-Secondary Spotlight

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/degrees/all.aspx.

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.

3 Culver-Stockton College 97.69 13:1 100%

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.

4 Fontbonne University 97.52 10:1 92%

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.

5 Maryville University 97.36 12:1 99%

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.

6 Webster University 97.29 15:1 97%

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.

7 Evangel University 97.21 15:1 98%

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.

9 Lindenwood University 96.9 17:1 95%

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.

12 Drury University 96.64 19:1 84%

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.

13 Stephens College 96.56 10:1 100%

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.

17 Hannibal-LaGrange University 94.14 12:1 93%

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.

18 Columbia College 93.84 35:1 84%

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

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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 +
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Best Online Colleges and Universities in Missouri

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
Columbia College$6,007 Columbia Yes Yes Yes
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
Westminster College$19,750 Fulton 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.

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.

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
Drury University Springfield 77 62 15 $22,075 3,673
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
Columbia College Columbia 38 31 7 $6,739 10,682
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
Park University Parkville 22 19 3 $9,788 1,198
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
Evangel University Springfield 10 9 1 $19,050 1,822
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
Westminster College Fulton 6 5 1 $20,850 1,102