Most Affordable Colleges for Missouri Residents for 2019

State of Missouri
Middle Class Affordability Rankings™
Which colleges are most affordable for Missouri residents? The answer may surprise you.

These rankings of the most affordable colleges for Missouri residents are based on the estimated net price for a "typical" middle class family living in the state of Missouri.

Note: Net price is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study. The net prices displayed in these rankings are College Raptor's estimates.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000


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Rank College Name Typical Net Price Sticker Price % Savings # Undergrads Est. Median SAT Acceptance Rate
1 College of the Ozarks $9,600 Image $30,500 69% 1,508 1,170 13.48%
2 Washington University in St Louis $10,200 Image $73,500 86% 7,675 1,505 15.96%
3 Missouri Southern State University $12,600 Image $18,500 32% 6,021 1,085 95.08%
4 University of Missouri-St Louis $13,400 Image $26,800 50% 13,787 1,200 75.94%
5 Lincoln University $14,100 Image $19,800 29% 2,512 N/A N/A
6 Harris-Stowe State University $14,400 Image $16,600 13% 1,442 910 47.84%
7 Missouri Western State University $14,700 Image $20,100 27% 5,292 N/A N/A
8 Baptist Bible College $15,400 Image $31,300 51% 268 N/A N/A
9 Truman State University $15,500 Image $19,900 22% 5,898 1,287 67.49%
10 Southeast Missouri State University $15,700 Image $21,700 28% 10,458 1,144 84.55%
11 Calvary University $15,800 Image $18,600 15% 222 1,045 74.36%
12 Missouri State University-Springfield $15,900 Image $21,200 25% 20,364 1,165 84.04%
13 Lindenwood University $17,000 Image $31,600 46% 6,928 1,105 73.75%
13 University of Central Missouri $17,000 Image $20,400 17% 9,801 1,105 83.6%
15 Cottey College $17,800 Image $32,600 45% 270 1,055 64.09%
16 Ranken Technical College $18,000 Image $25,100 28% 1,644 N/A N/A
17 University of Missouri-Columbia $18,100 Image $27,700 35% 23,799 1,247 78.09%
18 Southwest Baptist University $18,300 Image $35,300 48% 2,822 1,139 73.2%
19 Fontbonne University $18,600 Image $38,100 51% 893 1,144 92.36%
19 Northwest Missouri State University $18,600 Image $22,800 18% 5,474 1,125 74.11%
21 Park University $20,100 Image $23,400 14% 9,861 1,025 69.04%
22 Missouri University of Science and Technology $21,200 Image $24,000 12% 6,919 1,317 83.51%
23 Culver-Stockton College $21,300 Image $41,100 48% 1,093 1,045 54.66%
24 Evangel University $21,400 Image $38,100 44% 1,631 1,105 99.35%
25 Missouri Baptist University $21,500 Image $48,500 56% 4,508 1,045 54.5%
25 Missouri Valley College $21,500 Image $33,800 36% 1,798 995 53.65%
27 Westminster College $22,100 Image $29,700 26% 767 1,165 90.14%
28 Drury University $22,200 Image $41,500 47% 3,279 1,230 66.08%
29 Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences $23,500 Image $39,500 40% 1,060 1,125 95.61%
30 William Woods University $23,600 Image $39,400 40% 956 1,144 74.86%
31 Avila University $24,000 Image $41,500 42% 1,272 1,065 38.86%
32 Saint Louis University $24,100 Image $59,500 60% 9,910 1,317 64.43%
32 Webster University $24,100 Image $46,500 48% 3,074 1,165 53.56%
34 University of Missouri-Kansas City $25,100 Image $25,200 0% 11,372 1,201 64.15%
35 Rockhurst University $25,400 Image $52,100 51% 2,208 1,200 72.46%
36 Maryville University of Saint Louis $26,200 Image $46,500 44% 3,183 1,179 91.88%
37 William Jewell College $27,900 Image $49,000 43% 928 1,230 47.63%
38 Hannibal-LaGrange University $30,900 Image $30,900 0% 910 1,105 54.55%
39 Stephens College $31,400 Image $44,000 29% 653 1,105 53.11%
40 Kansas City Art Institute $31,600 Image $53,000 40% 663 1,157 67.19%
41 St- Louis College of Pharmacy $33,000 Image $49,300 33% 448 1,250 72.02%
42 Columbia College $33,600 Image $33,600 0% 12,754 1,149 47.14%
School data from 2016-2017
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