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#13 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
56 Colleges
27,971 Yearly Graduations
$50,414 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

Missouri ranked #13 in the nation for graduate degrees with 27,971 students receiving a diploma in 2019. Graduate students from Missouri can take advantage of in-state tuition, which averages about $12,603 per year. Out-of-state graduate tuition averages $14,501. Depending on the school you go to, you may have to pay quite a bit more - or quite a bit less.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

#1

Webster University

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
3,739 Yearly Degrees
$13,500 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 56 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Webster ranked #1 in terms of popularity with 3,739 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Webster University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,500 $13,500
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $750 $750

#2

Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
3,182 Yearly Degrees
$54,750 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, WUSTL handed out 3,182 graduate degrees. This makes it the #2 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Washington University in St Louis

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $54,250 $54,250
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $500 $500
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $2,260 $2,260

#3

University of Missouri - Columbia

Columbia, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
2,701 Yearly Degrees
$10,478 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Mizzou handed out 2,701 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #3 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Missouri - Columbia

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,264 $25,363
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,214 $1,214
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $386 $1,057

#4

Maryville University of Saint Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,750 Yearly Degrees
$15,646 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Maryville U handed out 1,750 graduate degrees. This makes it the #4 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Maryville University of Saint Louis

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,346 $14,346
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,300 $1,300
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $797 $797

#5

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,618 Yearly Degrees
$21,534 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 56 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, SLU ranked #5 in terms of popularity with 1,618 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Saint Louis University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $20,880 $20,880
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $654 $654
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,160 $1,160

#6

University of Missouri - Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
1,568 Yearly Degrees
$11,006 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

UMKC handed out 1,568 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #6 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Missouri - Kansas City

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,542 $24,636
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,464 $1,464
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $398 $1,027

Public Public vs. Private
1,516 Yearly Degrees
$6,250 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Missouri State handed out 1,516 graduate degrees. This makes it the #7 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Missouri State University - Springfield

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,202 $10,476
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,048 $1,048
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $289 $582

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,298 Yearly Degrees
$37,486 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

A T Still University of Health Sciences was ranked the #8 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 1,298 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for A T Still University of Health Sciences

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $36,336 $36,336
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,150 $1,150
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $634 $634

#9

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,205 Yearly Degrees
$18,100 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Lindenwood University was ranked the #9 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 1,205 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Lindenwood University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $18,000 $18,000
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $100 $100
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $495 $495

Public Public vs. Private
1,072 Yearly Degrees
$11,806 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Missouri University of Science and Technology handed out 1,072 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #10 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Missouri University of Science and Technology

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,452 $29,558
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,354 $1,354
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $436 $1,232

#11

University of Missouri - St Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
1,004 Yearly Degrees
$12,007 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

UMSL handed out 1,004 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #11 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Missouri - St Louis

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,007 $29,477
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $500 $1,228

#12

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
924 Yearly Degrees
$8,439 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Central Missouri was ranked the #12 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 924 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Central Missouri

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,524 $15,048
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $915 $915
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $344 $658

#13

Park University

Parkville, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
604 Yearly Degrees
$6,012 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 56 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Park University ranked #13 in terms of popularity with 604 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Park University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,012 $6,012
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $501 $501

#14

William Woods University

Fulton, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
564 Yearly Degrees
$6,580 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 56 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, William Woods ranked #14 in terms of popularity with 564 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for William Woods University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,480 $6,480
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $100 $100
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $360 $360

#15

Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
460 Yearly Degrees
$7,023 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Northwest handed out 460 graduate degrees. This makes it the #15 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Northwest Missouri State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,004 $6,004
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,019 $1,019
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $390 $390

#16

Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
429 Yearly Degrees
$5,959 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Southeast Missouri State University handed out 429 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #16 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Southeast Missouri State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,242 $9,796
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $717 $717
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $331 $584

#17

Logan University

Chesterfield, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
422 Yearly Degrees
$10,000 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Logan University handed out 422 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #17 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Logan University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,900 $9,900
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $100 $100
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $550 $550

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
388 Yearly Degrees
$33,772 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences was ranked the #18 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 388 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $33,552 $33,552
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $220 $220
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,017 $1,017

#19

Rockhurst University

Kansas City, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
363 Yearly Degrees
$16,436 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Rockhurst handed out 363 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #19 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Rockhurst University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $15,876 $15,876
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $560 $560
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $725 $725

#20

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Kansas City, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
327 Yearly Degrees
$6,754 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was ranked the #20 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 327 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,904 $5,904
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $850 $850
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $328 $328

#21

Missouri Baptist University

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
301 Yearly Degrees
$10,197 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, MBU handed out 301 graduate degrees. This makes it the #21 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Missouri Baptist University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,197 $10,197
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $618 $618

#22

Columbia College

Columbia, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
277 Yearly Degrees
$8,602 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 56 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Columbia College Missouri ranked #22 in terms of popularity with 277 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Columbia College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,602 $8,602
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $460 $460

#23

Southwest Baptist University

Bolivar, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
242 Yearly Degrees
$5,339 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 56 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Southwest Baptist University ranked #23 in terms of popularity with 242 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Southwest Baptist University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,004 $5,004
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $335 $335
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $416 $416

#24

St Louis College of Pharmacy

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
241 Yearly Degrees

St Louis College of Pharmacy handed out 241 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #24 most popular graduate school in the state.

#25

Fontbonne University

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
197 Yearly Degrees
$14,400 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Fontbonne University was ranked the #25 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 197 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Fontbonne University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,950 $13,950
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $450 $450
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $775 $775

Other Missouri Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Truman State University 167
27 Avila University 152
28 Evangel University 124
29 Covenant Theological Seminary 123
30 Central Methodist University - College of Graduate & Extended Studies 110
31 Missouri Western State University 105
32 Drury University 91
33 Concordia Seminary 88
34 Stephens College 68
35 Research College of Nursing 62
36 Missouri Southern State University 61
37 Cox College 60
38 Nazarene Theological Seminary 47
38 Aquinas Institute of Theology 47
40 Hannibal - LaGrange University 42
41 Lincoln University 37
42 Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College 29
43 Eden Theological Seminary 28
44 Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences 24
45 Calvary University 22
46 Culver - Stockton College 20
47 Urshan Graduate School of Theology 17
48 Kenrick Glennon Seminary 14
49 DeVry University - Missouri 12
50 Ponce Health Sciences University - St Louis 8
51 Baptist Bible College 6
52 Missouri Valley College 5
52 Bryan University 5
54 American Business and Technology University 4
55 City Vision University 1
56 William Jewell College 0

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