Missouri College

  • Missouri College offers diploma, associate and bachelor's degree programs tailored to the needs of today's job market, with a particular emphasis on current healthcare technology and business practices. Our educational philosophy is based on delivering a focused, quality education to each and every student. The programs we offer are relevant to employers? needs and focus on areas that offer exciting opportunities. Curriculums are designed to be sound in concept and geared toward individuals seeking a solid foundation in the knowledge and skills required to pursue exciting opportunities in their chosen field. Missouri College is recognized as a dynamic and innovative provider of future-focused education. We strive to offer a student-centric learning environment that offers relevant, career-focused programs responsive to employment trends.
School Highlights
  • Missouri College serves 586 students (99% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.
  • Missouri College is one of 10 community colleges within Saint Louis County, MO.
  • The nearest community college to Missouri College is L'Ecole Culinaire-St Louis (3.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Missouri College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Missouri College(MO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty35 staff32 staff
Missouri College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Missouri College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
  • The Missouri College diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has grown by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment586 students1,126 students
Missouri College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:127:1
Missouri College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students582 students514 students
Missouri College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students4 students612 students
Missouri College Part-Time Students (2008-2016)
Missouri College Enrollment Breakdown MO All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
-
1%
Missouri College Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
1%
3%
Missouri College Hispanic (2008-2016)
% Black
32%
9%
Missouri College Black (2007-2016)
% White
47%
67%
Missouri College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
-
1%
Missouri College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
19%
19%
Missouri College Ethnicity Breakdown MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.640.51
Missouri College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$23,900$31,000
Missouri College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $14,702 is more than the state average of $5,754. The in-state tuition has grown by 32% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $14,702 is more than the state average of $7,141. The out-state tuition has grown by 32% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$14,702$5,754
Missouri College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$14,702$7,141
Missouri College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%95%
Missouri College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$12,204
Missouri College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,723$6,000
Missouri College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Missouri College was founded in 1963 to help fill the need for trained professionals in dental and medical offices in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Over the years, our programs have evolved to keep pace with the demands of the marketplace and the needs of employers. In addition to the dental and medical programs offered, we have added programs in Business, Information Technology, and Massage Therapy. Plus, in 2003, we were pleased to present our new Visual Communications program. For over 40 years, Missouri College in St. Louis has given students the opportunity to obtain a quality, career-oriented training through our Business, Health Care, Information Technology (IT), Massage Therapy and Visual Communications programs. We have helped prepare students for their initial journey into the workplace, as well as helping experienced professionals increase their earning power through career advancement. Missouri College is part of the Career Education Corporation network. CEC is pleased to make placement assistance available for our graduates and alumni. Our schools have global access to candidates and job opportunities from our domestic and international sites. Career Services departments are located on many of our campuses and will aid in securing employment that is both exciting and rewarding. We are proud of the professional, friendly, and supportive environment we have created as it encourages educational and personal development. In this progressive atmosphere, students obtain the valuable skills they need to be competitive in today's business world. The college is an accredites member of ACCSCT - The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • L'Ecole Culinaire-St Louis
    Private, for profit
    308 students | 3.10 Mi9811 South Forty Drive
    Saint Louis MO  63124
    (816)627-0100
    3.10308
  • 21,218 students | 3.10 Mi300 South Broadway
    Saint Louis MO  63102
    (314)539-5000
    3.1021,218
  • 305 students | 4.10 Mi909 South Taylor Avenue
    Saint Louis MO  63110
    (314)652-0300
    4.10305
  • 225 students | 4.40 Mi964 South Highway Drive
    Fenton MO  63026
    (314)344-4440
    4.40225
  • 1,851 students | 5.10 Mi4431 Finney Ave
    Saint Louis MO  63113
    5.101,851
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Did You Know?
For Saint Louis public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,765 per year for in-state students and $10,390 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Saint Louis community colleges have a diversity score of 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Saint Louis is Missouri College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.