Missouri College

1405 South Hanley Road
Brentwood, MO 63144
Tel: (314)768-7800
545 students
Private for-profit
Missouri College offers diploma, associate and bachelor's degree programs tailored to the needs of today's job market, with a particular emphasis on current healthcare technology and business practices. Our educational philosophy is based on delivering a focused, quality education to each and every student. The programs we offer are relevant to employers’ needs and focus on areas that offer exciting opportunities. Curriculums are designed to be sound in concept and geared toward individuals seeking a solid foundation in the knowledge and skills required to pursue exciting opportunities in their chosen field. Missouri College is recognized as a dynamic and innovative provider of future-focused education. We strive to offer a student-centric learning environment that offers relevant, career-focused programs responsive to employment trends.
School Highlights:
highlights checkmark
Missouri College serves 545 students (96.51% of students are full-time).
highlights checkmark
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the community college average of 29:1.
highlights checkmark
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
highlights checkmark
Missouri College is one of 14 community colleges within St. Louis County, MO.
highlights checkmark
The nearest community college is L'Ecole Culinaire-St Louis (3.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Missouri College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 38 staff
61 staff
Missouri College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 545 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 545 students 1,296 students
Missouri College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
Missouri College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 526 students
815 students
Missouri College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 19 students
1,025 students
Missouri College Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
Missouri College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Missouri College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Missouri College Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
Missouri College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Missouri College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Missouri College Unknown (2006-2013)
Missouri College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.52 0.53
Missouri College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,391 is more than the state average of $5,668. The in-state tuition has grown by 50% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,391 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 50% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,391 $5,694
Missouri College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,391 $10,252
Missouri College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
Missouri College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Missouri College was founded in 1963 to help fill the need for trained professionals in dental and medical offices in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Over the years, our programs have evolved to keep pace with the demands of the marketplace and the needs of employers. In addition to the dental and medical programs offered, we have added programs in Business, Information Technology, and Massage Therapy. Plus, in 2003, we were pleased to present our new Visual Communications program. For over 40 years, Missouri College in St. Louis has given students the opportunity to obtain a quality, career-oriented training through our Business, Health Care, Information Technology (IT), Massage Therapy and Visual Communications programs. We have helped prepare students for their initial journey into the workplace, as well as helping experienced professionals increase their earning power through career advancement. Missouri College is part of the Career Education Corporation network. CEC is pleased to make placement assistance available for our graduates and alumni. Our schools have global access to candidates and job opportunities from our domestic and international sites. Career Services departments are located on many of our campuses and will aid in securing employment that is both exciting and rewarding. We are proud of the professional, friendly, and supportive environment we have created as it encourages educational and personal development. In this progressive atmosphere, students obtain the valuable skills they need to be competitive in today's business world. The college is an accredites member of ACCSCT - The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • St. Louis
    9811 South Forty Drive
    St. LouisMO 63124
    3.00 Mi | 225 students
  • Saint Louis
    300 South Broadway
    Saint LouisMO 63102
    3.14 Mi | 24,005 students
  • Saint Louis
    909 South Taylor Avenue
    Saint LouisMO 63110
    4.10 Mi | 304 students
  • Fenton
    964 South Highway Drive
    FentonMO 63026
    4.40 Mi | 176 students
  • Saint Louis
    Ranken Technical College
    Private not-for-profit
    4431 Finney Ave
    Saint LouisMO 63113
    5.07 Mi | 2,096 students
Recent Articles
Short Term Commitment – Long Term Benefits: Three Study-Abroad Options for Community College Students
Short Term Commitment – Long Term Benefits: Three Study-Abroad Options for Community College Students
While study abroad has long been considered an option only for students at four-year colleges and universities, there are actually many options for community college students who would like to experience studying in another country.
Why Four Year Community College Degrees May Be Great for California
Recently, a measure passed that allows community colleges in California to offer 4 year degrees. Until now such offerings have been the sole province of other institutions. Now, the game has changed.
Community College Pathways to a Career in Air Traffic Control
Air traffic controllers enjoy secure, interesting work. Earning a degree in ATC at a community college is an excellent first step to securing a job.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

Did You Know?
For Saint Louis County, MO public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $10,889 per year for in-state students and $11,339 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,114 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Saint Louis County, MO community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.36, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Saint Louis County, MO is Anthem College-Maryland Heights. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.