Missouri Community Colleges

  • There are 48 community colleges located throughout Missouri (21 public colleges and 27 private colleges), serving 132,926 students.
  • For Missouri community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,567 per year for in-state students and $6,885 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,894 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Missouri is 83% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Missouri community colleges have a diversity score of 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.66 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 33% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 28:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(MO) School Average
Asian
1%
Hispanic
3%
Black
9%
White
67%
Two or more races
1%
Unknown
19%
MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

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