Missouri Community Colleges

  • There are 45 community colleges located throughout Missouri (21 public colleges and 24 private colleges), serving 132,234 students.
  • For Missouri community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,734 per year for in-state students and $7,115 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,154 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Missouri is 82% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Missouri community colleges have a diversity score of 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 33% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 28:1.

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Recent Articles
March 11, 2018
Community colleges face many hurdles, ranging from budget constraints to increased enrollment, but a new study pinpoints some of the largest issues - which may surprise you.
March 11, 2018
Be surprised by the results from the first ever national community college survey, which found that students value their internet connection more than their instructors!
March 11, 2018
A nursing student at Johnson County Community College has been expelled for posting a picture of her and a placenta on her Facebook profile. Read about the controversy and the ensuing lawsuits.