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    From Kansas City Barbecue to the St. Louis Arch, Missouri is home to two large urban areas and over 200 colleges and universities. The Show-Me state features the University of Missouri school system, a statewide public university system featuring five universities, including the flagship campus of University of Missouri, Columbia, the first institution established in Missouri and also the largest in enrollment. The state also boasts the prestigious private institutions of Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis University, and Lincoln University, one of several historically black universities in the US. Missouri is also home to over a dozen community colleges and technical schools.

    • Washington University in St Louis

      Washington University in St Louis Save

      One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63130
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      Using Archer Daniels Midland money to offer generous scholarships to National Merit Scholars starting in the early years of rankings 30 years ago, "Wash U"-as most call it—has attracted legions of students who have either fallen just short of the ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Research University, Focus on Undergraduate Professions
    • University of Missouri-Kansas City

      University of Missouri-Kansas City Save

      5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110
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      The unique 6-year programs which combine a bachelor's degree with an M.D. or D.D.S. degree are one of the highlights at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. UMKC's park-like campus serves as the Missouri university system's performing arts home, and over ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Research University, Focus on Undergraduate Professions
    • College of the Ozarks

      College of the Ozarks Save

      100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, MO 65726
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      "For very able students who can "demonstrate financial need" and "a willingness to work," College of the Ozarks is the bonanza of a lifetime. This Presbytrerian college requires students to work 15 hours per week (in areas like aviation, agriculture, ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Truman State University

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      100 E Normal, Kirksville, MO 63501
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      "A strong liberal arts focus, small classes, and a demanding honors program are just a few of the reasons why ultra-affordable Truman State offers what is probably the best public education in the Show-Me state. Truman's beautiful, peaceful campus is ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Master's University, Focus on Undergraduate Professions
    • Saint Louis University

      Saint Louis University Save

      One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63103
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      "Prestigious Saint Louis University is a small, private university with a strong Jesuit tradition that offers an "excellent academic environment" at a very affordable price. Whilst it is ranked among the top research universities in the nation, the students remain ... learn more

      Research University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Cottey College

      Cottey College Save

      1000 W Austin, Nevada, MO 64772
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      Cottey College is an Associate's college with 277 students located in Nevada, MO. learn more

      Offers Associate Degrees
    • Missouri Baptist University

      Missouri Baptist University Save

      One College Park Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63141
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      Intimate Missouri Baptist College is a career-oriented college of the liberal arts that is closely affiliated with the Southern Baptist Church. The school's enrollment is about 4,600 students, many of whom attend part-time or are non-traditional in nature. While in ... learn more

      Master's University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated
    • William Jewell College

      William Jewell College Save

      500 College Hill, Liberty, MO 64068
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      "Luciano Pavarotti made his American recital debut on the quaint campus of William Jewell College, located twenty minutes from Kansas City in scenic Liberty, MO. This small liberal arts college with about 1100 undergraduate students bills itself as a "preeminent ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Liberal Arts College, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • University of Missouri-St Louis

      University of Missouri-St Louis Save

      One University Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63121
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      Over 400 St. Louis companies participate with the University of Missouri-St. Louis to offer internship and coop positions to the students here, nearly 100% of whom are in-state. Students can choose from a broad range of majors and the Metrolink, ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Research University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

      Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Save

      411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, MO 65248
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      "This "character building" school's idyllic campus is located in the small, rural, mid-Missouri town of Fayette (population 2,888). Once CMC students fulfill the liberal arts requirements of the curriculum, most pursue pre-professional majors like accounting, criminal justice, nursing, and athletic ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Maryville University of Saint Louis

      Maryville University of Saint Louis Save

      650 Maryville University Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63141
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      "A handful of colleges including notable divisions of business and nursing offer myriad programs at suburban Maryville College, a private school of some 2,801 full- and part-time undergrads in well-to-do West St. Louis county. Maryville University's 130-acre main campus features ... learn more

      Research University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Webster University

      Webster University Save

      470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, MO 63119
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      Webster pledges to pay round-trip airfare for its undergrads to study abroad at one of its campuses around the globe. Destinations include Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Bermuda. Back in less-exotic suburban St. Louis, a focus on internships and cooperative education ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science

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    • There are 113 Colleges in Missouri.

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