Top Springfield Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 5 top community colleges in Springfield, Missouri, serving 16,105 students.
  • Springfield community colleges have a diversity score of 0.32, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), and the student:teacher ratio is 28:1.

Top Springfield, MO Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 4255 Nature Center Way
    Springfield MO  65804
    (417)862-5700

    322 students
  • Cox College
    Private, non-profit
    1423 N Jefferson
    Springfield MO  65802
    (417)269-3401

    807 students
  • Everest College-Springfield
    Private, for profit
    1010 W Sunshine
    Springfield MO  65807
    (417)864-7220

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

    14,396 students
  • 3850 South Campbell
    Springfield MO  65807
    (417)831-8116

    348 students
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