Best Missouri Community Colleges (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 34 community colleges serving 111,490 students in Missouri (23 public colleges and 11 private colleges).
For Missouri community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,968 per year for in-state students and $6,538 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,658 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in Missouri is 88% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 39% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 13:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(MO) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
4%
Black
7%
White
61%
Two or more races
4%
Unknown
22%
MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Missouri Community Colleges (2024)

College
Location
Students
Pinnacle Career Institute-North Kansas City
Private for-profit
11500 N Ambassador Ste 221
Kansas City, MO 64153
(816) 331-5700
| 5 students
2001 William Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
(573) 334-6825
| 203 students
One Technology Drive
Linn, MO 65051
(573) 897-5000
| 1,756 students
3239 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 531-5223
| 688 students
Cox College
Private not-for-profit
1423 N Jefferson
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 269-3401
| 975 students
Crowder College
Crowder College Photo
Public
601 Laclede Ave
Neosho, MO 64850
(417) 451-3223
| 4,194 students
Midwest Institute
Public
2 Soccer Park Drive
Fenton, MO 63026
(314) 344-4440
| 297 students
10301 Hickman Mills Dr.
Kansas City, MO 64137
(816) 331-5700
| 508 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
| 1,823 students
St Charles Community College
Public
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr
Cottleville, MO 63376
(636) 922-8000
| 6,014 students
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton
Private for-profit
1297 North Highway Drive
Fenton, MO 63026
(636) 529-0000
| 520 students
St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis
Private for-profit
909 South Taylor Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 652-0300
| 100 students
Texas County Technical College
Private not-for-profit
6915 S Hwy 63
Houston, MO 65483
(417) 967-5466
| 52 students
American Business and Technology University
Private for-profit
1018 W St Maartens Dr
St Joseph, MO 64506
(816) 279-7000
| 353 students
Bryan University - Springfield
Public
4255 Nature Center Way
Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 862-5700
| 275 students
Cottey College
Cottey College Photo - Cottey College Campus
Private, non-profit
1000 W Austin
Nevada, MO 64772
(417) 667-8181
| 311 students
East Central College
East Central College Photo - Men's soccer is one of three sports offered at East Central College. The Falcons also compete in NJCAA women's volleyball and softball. For the past six years East Central has won the Missouri Community College Athletic Conference Academic Award for the highest overall athletic department GPA.
Public
1964 Prairie Dell Rd
Union, MO 63084
(636) 584-6500
| 2,593 students
Jefferson College
Public
1000 Viking Drive
Hillsboro, MO 63050
(636) 797-3000
| 3,740 students
20301 East 78 Highway
Independence, MO 64057
(816) 604-1000
| 3,583 students
3200 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 604-1000
| 13,085 students
2601 NE Barry Road
Kansas City, MO 64156
(816) 604-1000
| 5,332 students
Mineral Area College
Mineral Area College Photo
Public
5270 Flat River Road
Park Hills, MO 63601
(573) 431-4593
| 2,410 students
128 Garfield Avenue
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 255-7255
| 1,920 students
Moberly Area Community College
Public
101 College Ave
Moberly, MO 65270
(660) 263-4100
| 4,878 students
North Central Missouri College
North Central Missouri College Photo
Public
1301 Main St
Trenton, MO 64683
(660) 359-3948
| 1,591 students
1001 E. Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 447-7500
| 11,237 students
Saint Louis Community College
Public
3221 McKelvey Road
Bridgeton, MO 63044
(314) 539-5305
| 15,206 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
State Fair Community College
Public
3201 W 16th Street
Sedalia, MO 65301
(877) 311-7322
| 3,928 students
Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts
Stevens-The Institute Of Business & Arts Photo - Graduation day 2019
Private for-profit
1521 Washington Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 421-0949
| 109 students
Three Rivers College
Public
2080 Three Rivers Blvd
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
(573) 840-9600
| 2,759 students
Vatterott College-Kansas City
Private, for profit
8955 E 38th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64129
(816) 861-1000
| 638 students
[+] Show Closed Community Colleges in Missouri

Community Colleges in Missouri (Closed)

School
Location
Students
1200 East 104th Street
Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 942-5474
| 514 students
Hickey College (Closed 2020)
Private, for profit
940 Westport Plaza
Saint Louis, MO 63146
(314) 434-2212
| 415 students
1930 Meyer Drury Dr
Arnold, MO 63010
(636) 464-6600
| 257 students
3216 S. National Ave
Springfield, MO 65807
(417) 877-4800
| 166 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
1775 Universal Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64120
| 852 students
1405 South Hanley Road
Saint Louis, MO 63144
(314) 768-7800
| 586 students
1345 Smizer Mill Road
Fenton, MO 63026
(636) 651-1600
| 15 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many community colleges are located in Missouri?
There are 34 community colleges serving 111,490 students in Missouri.
How much do community colleges cost in Missouri?
For Missouri community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,968 per year for in-state students and $6,538 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,658 per year.
What are the top ranked community colleges in Missouri?
What is community college acceptance rate in Missouri?
The average community college acceptance rate in Missouri is 88% (view national acceptance rates).
What is community college diversity score in Missouri?
Missouri community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.71 (view national diversity statistics).
How diverse are community college in Missouri?
Community colleges in Missouri are approximately 39% minority students (majority Black).

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