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Missouri Business Colleges

67 Colleges
18,518 Yearly Graduations
$56,614 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,988 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 18,518 students received a business degree from a college in Missouri, making it rank #17 in terms of graduations. Missouri colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $14,154 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $16,553 per year.

An estimated 53% of college students in Missouri take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,997 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Webster University

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
2,689 Yearly Degrees
$28,700 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,860 students at Webster in total, 2,832 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,170 are full-time. It takes the average Webster undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 54% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

68% of Webster students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,646 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Webster with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

University of Missouri - Columbia

Columbia, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
1,687 Yearly Degrees
$10,477 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 22,589 undergraduates at Mizzou, of which 20,676 are full-time, and there are 30,014 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Mizzou. The freshman retention rate is 87%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Roughly 44% of students at Mizzou take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,779 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mizzou is $39,400.

Public Public vs. Private
1,590 Yearly Degrees
$7,588 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Missouri State University - Springfield is 23,453, of which 19,801 students are undergraduates and of those, 14,005 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

60% of Missouri State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,840 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Missouri State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Columbia College

Columbia, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,407 Yearly Degrees
$10,912 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,387 undergraduates at Columbia College Missouri, of which 3,620 are full-time, and there are 9,913 students altogether. It takes the average Columbia College Missouri undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

Roughly 55% of students at Columbia College Missouri take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,362 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Columbia College Missouri with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Park University

Parkville, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,354 Yearly Degrees
$8,399 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,415 students at Park University in total, 9,546 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,151 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,858 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.6% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,800 during the early-career years.

#6

Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,313 Yearly Degrees
$55,292 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,822 undergraduates at WUSTL, of which 7,139 are full-time, and there are 16,191 students altogether. It takes the average WUSTL undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

This a very selective school with only 16% of students getting accepted. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

19% of WUSTL students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,835 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $56,500 during the early-career years.

#7

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,041 Yearly Degrees
$18,100 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,392 students at Lindenwood University in total, 5,654 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,000 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

63% of Lindenwood University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,626 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lindenwood University is $34,400.

#8

University of Missouri - St Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
821 Yearly Degrees
$11,079 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 15,988 students at UMSL in total, 13,026 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,098 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMSL is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

45% of UMSL students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,616 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,400 during the early-career years.

#9

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
607 Yearly Degrees
$45,424 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,799 students at SLU in total, 8,332 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,691 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

53% of SLU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,533 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $45,700 during the early-career years.

#10

University of Missouri - Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
533 Yearly Degrees
$10,543 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,388 students at UMKC in total, 11,301 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,487 are full-time. For undergraduates at UMKC, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Roughly 49% of students at UMKC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,713 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,300 during the early-career years.

#11

Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
432 Yearly Degrees
$7,800 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,637 students at Southeast Missouri State University in total, 9,524 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,152 are full-time. It takes the average Southeast Missouri State University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 85%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

55% of Southeast Missouri State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,222 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southeast Missouri State University is $29,700.

#12

Maryville University of Saint Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
429 Yearly Degrees
$28,470 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Maryville University of Saint Louis is 10,013, of which 4,454 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,990 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Maryville U is 4.3 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 51% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,119 a year. Maryville U has a 2.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Maryville U is $42,600.

#13

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
392 Yearly Degrees
$8,043 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Central Missouri is 11,229, of which 8,904 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,688 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at UCM take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,365 a year. UCM has a 8.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UCM is $32,500.

#14

Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
310 Yearly Degrees
$8,238 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Northwest Missouri State University is 7,104, of which 5,710 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,954 are full-time. It takes the average Northwest undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,076 a year. Northwest has a 7.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northwest is $32,400.

#15

Rockhurst University

Kansas City, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
309 Yearly Degrees
$38,760 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,185 undergraduates at Rockhurst, of which 1,454 are full-time, and there are 2,990 students altogether. Rockhurst has a freshman retention rate of 86%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

67% of Rockhurst students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,066 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rockhurst is $42,000.

Public Public vs. Private
288 Yearly Degrees
$7,289 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Missouri Southern State University is 5,604, of which 5,475 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,844 are full-time. It takes the average Missouri Southern undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

54% of Missouri Southern students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,872 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Missouri Southern with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Truman State University

Kirksville, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
261 Yearly Degrees
$8,120 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,939 undergraduates at Truman State, of which 4,269 are full-time, and there are 5,231 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 47% of students at Truman State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,192 a year. Truman State has a 3.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Truman State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Missouri Baptist University

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
184 Yearly Degrees
$28,220 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,309 students at MBU in total, 4,436 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,526 are full-time. For undergraduates at MBU, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 55%. Around 54% of accepted students are men, and 46% are women.

71% of MBU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,451 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MBU is $29,800.

#19

Saint Louis Community College

Saint Louis, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
168 Yearly Degrees
$4,845 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,114 full-time undergraduates at Saint Louis Community College, and 17,294 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,003 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Saint Louis Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Ozarks Technical Community College

Springfield, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
158 Yearly Degrees
$4,763 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Ozarks Technical Community College is 11,762, which includes 5,430 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

56% of OTC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $1,548 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from OTC is $24,600.

#21

Missouri Western State University

Saint Joseph, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
155 Yearly Degrees
$6,814 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,367 undergraduates at Missouri Western, of which 3,382 are full-time, and there are 5,608 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

54% of Missouri Western students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,872 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Missouri Western with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Evangel University

Springfield, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
146 Yearly Degrees
$24,327 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,300 students at Evangel in total, 1,793 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,539 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Evangel is 4.2 years.

Around 99% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 97% of students at Evangel take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,929 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Evangel with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Drury University

Springfield, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
138 Yearly Degrees
$29,515 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Drury University is 1,743, of which 1,479 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,444 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Drury University is 88%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

59% of Drury University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,339 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Drury University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
125 Yearly Degrees
$6,550 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,502 undergraduates at CMU CGES, of which 1,018 are full-time, and there are 3,821 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 45%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

67% of CMU CGES students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,668 a year. CMU CGES has a 7.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from CMU CGES with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

Fontbonne University

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
117 Yearly Degrees
$27,260 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Fontbonne University is 1,199, of which 868 students are undergraduates and of those, 770 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 69% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,384 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,100 during the early-career years.

Other Missouri Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 William Woods University 105
27 Three Rivers College 98
28 Avila University 94
29 Missouri University of Science and Technology 92
30 William Jewell College 88
31 Crowder College 87
32 College of the Ozarks 83
32 Drury University - College of Continuing Professional Studies 83
34 Missouri Valley College 82
35 Culver - Stockton College 81
35 Lincoln University 81
37 North Central Missouri College 75
38 Southwest Baptist University 74
38 Hannibal - LaGrange University 74
40 Westminster College Missouri 63
41 Harris - Stowe State University 60
42 Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City 59
43 State Technical College of Missouri 40
43 Bryan University 40
45 Ranken Technical College 39
46 Jefferson College 33
46 State Fair Community College 33
48 DeVry University - Missouri 30
48 Stephens College 30
50 Mineral Area College 29
51 St Charles Community College 26
51 Stevens - The Institute of Business & Arts 26
53 Central Methodist University - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 24
54 Cottey College 23
55 Missouri State University - West Plains 21
56 American Business and Technology University 18
57 Moberly Area Community College 16
58 Baptist Bible College 12
59 East Central College 10
60 Calvary University 8
60 Metro Business College - Jefferson City 8
62 City Vision University 7
63 Urshan College 5
64 Metro Business College - Cape Girardeau 4
65 Metro Business College - Rolla 2
66 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 1
67 Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center 0

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