• Founded in 1963, Crowder College was established as a Community College serving the Community College District of Newton and McDonald Counties. Today the college serves a 9-county service region in southwest Missouri. with Instructional Centers in Cassville, McDonald County, Nevada, Webb City and the Joplin Advanced Training & Technology Center. 
  • With over 80 degree and program options the college offers degrees that transfer to a university or workforce. Certificates may be completed in one semester for workforce training. Missouri offers CORE 42 which provides transition to 4-year instutitions at junior status. Transfer agreements have been made with institutions both in state and out of state to make it as seamless as possible to continue pursing a bachelor's degree. 
  • Classes are offered in a flexible format for convenience with day, evening, online and hybrid or flex (part online/in-person) classes. 
  • Crowder College is part of the Missouri A+ program which provides any Missouri High School student graduating with A+ qualifications the opportunity to attend tuition and common fees free. This is a huge savings and is not available at Missouri 4-year universities. 
  • The college offers NJCAA athletic programs with mens' baseball and soccer; women's basketball and softball. 

School Highlights

Crowder College serves 4,194 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 38%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 4,194 students
  • In-state tuition: $95
  • Out-state tuition: $154
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 32%
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

The teacher population of 414 teachers has grown by 65% over five years.
Crowder College
(MO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
414 staff
139 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Crowder College has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The Crowder College diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,194 students
1,756 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,868 students
1,145 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,326 students
1,203 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
268 students
213 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,868 students
1,145 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
11 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,326 students
908 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
13 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
372 students
204 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
14%
4%
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% Black
3%
7%
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% White
68%
62%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Unknown races
8%
21%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score
0.52
0.56
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
5.69%
4.24%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.12%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$28,600
$30,100
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $95 is less than the state average of $3,825. The in-state tuition has declined by 97% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $154 is less than the state average of $5,579. The out-state tuition has declined by 95% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$95
$3,825
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$154
$5,579
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Tuition Notes
Indistrict (In-State) is for students residing in the taxing district of Neosho, McDonald County, East Newton, Diamond and Seneca school districts. All other students pay Out-of-District which is (Out-State) above. Common fees are $38 per credit hour.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
96%
92%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$8,900
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,750
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
90%
SAT Reading
n/a
525
SAT Math
n/a
475
SAT Writing
n/a
510
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
22
ACT Math
n/a
20

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports
Sports
Soccer, Softball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Aggie Club | PAS | Agriculture | Baptist Student Union | Catholics on Campus | Collegiate 4-H | Crowder Players (Theatre) | Crowder Sentry News Network | Debate Club | Latino Union | Journalism and Mass Media Club | Nurses Association | Occupational Thera
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Crowder College has been a part of many lives thorughout Southwest Missouri and around the world! The choice to come to Crowder is yours to make, and it is an excellent place to start the next chapter of your life. The one that helps you become independent, gain a new career, or increase your opportunities through continued education.
  • Crowder College is MUCH MORE than an education. It is a famiily of your neighbors and friends providing a quality education at an affordable price. You won't find devoted educators like this anywhere else!
  •  The College is also fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Crowder College cost?

Crowder College's tuition is approximately $95 for In-State students and $154 for Out-State students.

What sports does Crowder College offer?

Crowder College offers 2 interscholastic sports: Soccer and Softball.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 4,194 students
  • In-state tuition: $95
  • Out-state tuition: $154
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 32%
  • Source: Verified school update

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For Missouri public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,825 per year for in-state students and $5,579 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,625 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Missouri is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Missouri community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Missouri is Concorde Career College-Kansas City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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