The following is a list of Universities in the state of Missouri:
- A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
- Aquinas Institute of Theology
- Avila University
- Baptist Bible College
- Calvary Bible College & Theological Seminary
- Central Christian College of the Bible
- Central Methodist University
- College of the Ozarks
- Columbia College
- Conception Seminary College
- Concordia Seminary–Saint Louis
- Cottey College
- Covenant Theological Seminary
- Cox College
- Culver-Stockton College
- DeVry University–Kansas City
- Drury University
- Eden Theological Seminary
- Evangel University
- Fontbonne University
- Forest Institute of Professional Psychology
- Global University
- Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College
- Hannibal-Lagrange College
- Harris-Stowe State University
- Kansas City Art Institute
- Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences
- Kenrick-Glennon Seminary
- Lincoln University
- Lindenwood University
- Logan University
- Maryville University of Saint Louis
- Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
- Missouri Baptist University
- Missouri Southern State University
- Missouri State University
- Missouri Valley College
- Missouri Western State University
- Northwest Missouri State University
- Ozark Christian College
- Park University
- Ranken Technical College
- Research College of Nursing
- Rockhurst University
- Saint Louis College of Pharmacy
- Saint Louis University
- Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences
- Saint Paul School of Theology
- Southeast Missouri State University
- Southwest Baptist University
- Stephens College
- Truman State University
- University of Central Missouri
- University of Missouri System
- Kansas City
- Missouri University of Science & Technology
- Saint Louis
- Washington University in Saint Louis
- Webster University
- Western Governors University–Missouri
- Westminster College
- William Jewell College
- William Woods University
List of Community Colleges in the state of Missouri:
- Crowder College
- East Central College
- Jefferson College
- Metropolitan Community College
- Mineral Area College
- Missouri State University–West Plains (2-year campus)
- Moberly Area Community College
- North Central Missouri College
- Ozarks Technical Community College
- Saint Charles Community College
- Saint Louis Community College
- Southeast Hospital College of Nursing & Health Sciences
- State Fair Community College
- State Technical College of Missouri
- Three Rivers College
- Wentworth Military Academy & College
Student Finacial Aid Choices in Missouri
A variety of financial aid is available to help students and families pay for college. Grants and scholarships are awarded to students of all ages, and eligibility is based on many different factors including financial need, academic achievement, civic involvement, athletic ability, and other skills and interests.
It is important to look into all types of student financial aid – from federal and state government, colleges and universities, community organizations, private businesses, and other sources. Students should apply for scholarships and grants every year they plan to attend college.
Missouri Grants and Scholarships
The Missouri Department of Higher Education administers a number of state grants and scholarships (see right sidebar). To be eligible for most Missouri student financial aid, initial and renewal students should have a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file by Feb. 1, but no later than April 1. Eligible students who apply between Feb. 1 and April 1 will be awarded state financial aid based on funding availability.
- The A+ Scholarship Program
The A+ Scholarship Program provides scholarship funds to eligible graduates of A+ designated high schools who attend a participating public community college or vocational/technical school, or certain private two-year vocational/technical schools.
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
- Enter into a written agreement with your high school prior to graduation.
- Attend a designated A+ high school for 3 years immediately prior to graduation.1
- Graduate with an overall grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
- Have at least a 95% attendance record overall for grades 9-12.
- Perform at least 50 hours of unpaid tutoring or mentoring, of which up to 25% may include job shadowing prior to graduation. 2
- Maintain a record of good citizenship and avoid the unlawful use of drugs and/or alcohol while in grades 9-12.
- Have achieved a score of proficient or advanced on the Algebra I end of course exam or a higher level DESE approved end-of-course exam in the field of mathematics.
- Wartime Veteran’s Survivors Grant Program
These grants are available annually to children and spouses of Veterans whose deaths or injuries were: a result of combat action or were attributed to an illness that was contracted while serving in combat action, or who became 80 percent disabled as a result of injuries or accidents sustained in combat action since Sept. 11, 2001. The total number of students that may receive a grant in any year is limited by statute to 25. The veteran must have been a Missouri resident when first entering the military service or at the time of death or injury.
To be eligible for assistance, you must meet the following eligibility requirements at the time of application and throughout the period in which you receive the award:
- Be a United States citizen, permanent resident, or otherwise lawfully present in the United States.
- Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment at least half-time as an undergraduate student in a participating public college or university.
- Be the veteran’s spouse at the time of death or injury or within five years subsequent to the injury.
- Be the veteran’s child (natural, adopted, or stepchild) who is less than 25 years of age.
- You may continue to be eligible through the end of the semester in which you turn 25 OR the receipt of your first bachelor’s degree, whichever occurs first.
- You must have been a dependent of the veteran at the time of death or injury or within five years subsequent to the injury.
Complete and submit all requested eligibility information.
- Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and otherwise maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by the school.
Your maximum grant amount each semester will be the sum of the following:
The lesser of the actual tuition charged for the number of hours in which you are enrolled OR the amount of tuition charged a Missouri resident enrolled in the same number of hours at the University of Missouri Columbia.
An allowance of up to $2,000 per semester for room and board; and
The lesser of the actual cost for your books OR $500.