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Colleges in Missouri

There are 91 colleges in Missouri, 37 public and 54 private, offering a wide range of programs and majors. Missouri has both small schools (defined as less than 2000 students) and "very large" ones (10,000 or more students) and everything in between, including community colleges, in urban and rural environments.


The University of Missouri in Columbia is the flagship institution of the University of Missouri System. With over 30,000 students, it is the largest university in the state. It was ranked 90th in 2012 on the U.S. News & World Report's list of the nation's best universities. It's one of only six public universities in the country with a school of medicine, veterinary medicine, engineering, agriculture, and law all located on one campus. Also, the Missouri School of Journalism was the world's first, founded in 1908.


Others in the system include the University of Missouri-Kansas City, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla.


Among private universities, Washington University in St. Louis and St. Louis University are both among the nation's best.


Other Missouri colleges include Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri State University-Springfield, Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Truman State University in Kirksville, University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, and many more.


Cappex has tons of resources for students considering a college in Missouri, including plenty of ways to help you find and apply for scholarships. Begin by browsing the complete list of colleges and universities below.


Colleges in Missouri

School Scholarships Available
A T Still University of Health Sciences No scholarships
Aquinas Institute of Theology No scholarships
Assemblies of God Theological Seminary No scholarships
Avila University 6 scholarships
Baptist Bible College 9 scholarships
Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing 2 scholarships
Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary 5 scholarships
Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center No scholarships
Central Bible College 7 scholarships
Central Christian College of the Bible 1 scholarships
Central Methodist University 5 scholarships
Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies No scholarships
City Vision College No scholarships
College of the Ozarks 25 scholarships
Columbia College - Missouri 32 scholarships
Conception Seminary College No scholarships
Concordia Seminary No scholarships
Cottey College No scholarships
Covenant Theological Seminary No scholarships
Cox College 3 scholarships
Crowder College 13 scholarships
Culver-Stockton College 17 scholarships
Drury University 5 scholarships
East Central College No scholarships
Eden Theological Seminary No scholarships
Evangel University 35 scholarships
Fontbonne University 14 scholarships
Forest Institute of Professional Psychology No scholarships
Hannibal Career and Technical Center No scholarships
Hannibal-LaGrange University 64 scholarships
Harris-Stowe State University 54 scholarships
Hillyard Technical Center No scholarships
Jefferson College 20 scholarships
Kansas City Art Institute 5 scholarships
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences No scholarships
Kenrick Glennon Seminary No scholarships
Lester E Cox Medical Center-School of Medical Technology No scholarships
Lincoln University 12 scholarships
Lindenwood University No scholarships
Linn State Technical College No scholarships
Logan University No scholarships
Maryville University of Saint Louis 12 scholarships
Metropolitan Community College-Blue River No scholarships
Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology No scholarships
Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City No scholarships
Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods No scholarships
Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley No scholarships
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary No scholarships
Mineral Area College No scholarships
Missouri Baptist University 13 scholarships
Missouri Southern State University 14 scholarships
Missouri State University-Springfield 383 scholarships
Missouri State University-West Plains No scholarships
Missouri University of Science and Technology 38 scholarships
Missouri Valley College 14 scholarships
Missouri Western State University 244 scholarships
Moberly Area Community College No scholarships
Nazarene Theological Seminary No scholarships
Nichols Career Center No scholarships
North Central Missouri College No scholarships
Northwest Missouri State University 40 scholarships
Ozark Christian College 4 scholarships
Ozarks Technical Community College No scholarships
Park University 12 scholarships
Ranken Technical College 14 scholarships
Rockhurst University 32 scholarships
Rolla Technical Institute No scholarships
Saint Louis Christian College 1 scholarships
Saint Louis Community College No scholarships
Saint Louis University-Main Campus 13 scholarships
Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences No scholarships
Saint Paul School of Theology No scholarships
Southeast Missouri State University 341 scholarships
Southwest Baptist University 7 scholarships
St Charles Community College No scholarships
St Louis College of Pharmacy No scholarships
State Fair Community College No scholarships
Stephens College 16 scholarships
Three Rivers Community College No scholarships
Truman Medical Center School of Nurse Anesthesia 1 scholarships
Truman State University 18 scholarships
University of Central Missouri 158 scholarships
University of Missouri 154 scholarships
University of Missouri-Kansas City 127 scholarships
University of Missouri-St Louis 325 scholarships
Urshan Graduate School of Theology No scholarships
Washington University in St Louis 18 scholarships
Webster University 31 scholarships
Westminster College 8 scholarships
William Jewell College 11 scholarships
William Woods University 21 scholarships