Best Missouri Community Colleges (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 38 community colleges serving 121,820 students in Missouri (25 public colleges and 13 private colleges).
For Missouri community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,978 per year for in-state students and $6,468 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,270 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Cottey College, Metro Business College-Rolla and State Technical College of Missouri.
The average community college acceptance rate in Missouri is 78% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 40% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 14:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(MO) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
5%
Black
10%
White
60%
Two or more races
4%
Unknown
19%
MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Missouri Community Colleges (2022)

  • College Location Students
  • 3239 Broadway
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    (816) 531-5223

    323 students
  • Cottey College
    Private not-for-profit
    1000 W Austin
    Nevada, MO 64772
    (417) 667-8181

    256 students
  • 1423 N Jefferson
    Springfield, MO 65802
    (417) 269-3401

    956 students
  • 1732 N Kingshighway
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
    (573) 334-9181

    45 students
  • 210 El Mercado Plaza
    Jefferson City, MO 65109
    (573) 635-6600

    48 students
  • 1202 E Hwy 72
    Rolla, MO 65401
    (573) 364-8464

    32 students
  • 11500 N Ambassador Ste 221
    Kansas City, MO 64153
    (816) 331-5700

    5 students
  • 10301 Hickman Mills Dr.
    Kansas City, MO 64137
    (816) 331-5700

    356 students
  • Ranken Technical College
    Ranken Technical College Photo - Ranken Technical College
    Private not-for-profit
    4431 Finney Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63113
    (314) 371-0236

    1,799 students
  • 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr
    Cottleville, MO 63376
    (636) 922-8000

    6,363 students
  • 1297 North Highway Drive
    Fenton, MO 63026
    (636) 529-0000

    470 students
  • 2001 William Street
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
    (573) 334-6825

    154 students
  • One Technology Drive
    Linn, MO 65051
    (573) 897-5000

    1,724 students
  • 1018 W St Maartens Dr
    St Joseph, MO 64506
    (816) 279-7000

    404 students
  • Bryan University
    Private for-profit
    4255 Nature Center Way
    Springfield, MO 65804
    (417) 862-5700

    274 students
  • 601 Laclede Ave
    Neosho, MO 64850
    (417) 451-3223

    4,401 students
  • 1964 Prairie Dell Rd
    Union, MO 63084
    (636) 584-6500

    2,649 students
  • 1000 Viking Drive
    Hillsboro, MO 63050
    (636) 797-3000

    4,196 students
  • 20301 East 78 Highway
    Independence, MO 64057

    3,583 students
  • 1775 Universal Avenue
    Kansas City, MO 64120

    852 students
  • 3200 Broadway
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    (816) 604-1000

    15,770 students
  • 2601 NE Barry Road
    Kansas City, MO 64156

    5,332 students
  • 2 Soccer Park Drive
    Fenton, MO 63026
    (314) 344-4440

    269 students
  • 5270 Flat River Road
    Park Hills, MO 63601
    (573) 431-4593

    5,287 students
  • 128 Garfield Avenue
    West Plains, MO 65775
    (417) 255-7255

    1,951 students
  • 101 College Ave
    Moberly, MO 65270
    (660) 263-4100

    4,849 students
  • 1301 Main St
    Trenton, MO 64683
    (660) 359-3948

    1,746 students
  • 1001 E. Chestnut Expressway
    Springfield, MO 65802
    (417) 447-7500

    11,762 students
  • 909 South Taylor Avenue
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
    (314) 652-0300

    194 students
  • 3221 McKelvey Road
    Bridgeton, MO 63044
    (314) 513-4200

    17,294 students
  • 3400 Pershall Rd
    Saint Louis, MO 63135
    (314) 513-4200

    7,438 students
  • 11333 Big Bend Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63122
    (314) 984-7500

    11,439 students
  • 2645 Generations Dr
    Wildwood, MO 63040
    (636) 422-2000

    1,530 students
  • 3201 W 16th Street
    Sedalia, MO 65301
    (877) 311-7322

    4,288 students
  • 1521 Washington Avenue
    Saint Louis, MO 63103

    122 students
  • Show 3 more community colleges in Missouri (out of 38 total colleges)
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