2018 Best Online Colleges in Missouri

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This list highlights the best online schools in Missouri based on their low tuition and strong academics. Ranked #1, Drury University has an affordable tuition of $9,269 and a strong academic strength score of 74%. The university offers online degrees such as a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Education in Special Education. Southeast Missouri State University offers the lowest tuition on the list at $8,167 per year.

View our methodology for more details or learn more about SR Education Group. To see all online schools in Missouri, view our comprehensive list.

Rank School Annual Tuition Academic Strength
#1 #1 Drury University Annual Tuition $9,269 Academic Strength 74%
#2 #2 Missouri State University Annual Tuition $8,850 Academic Strength 68%
#3 #3 Southeast Missouri State University Annual Tuition $8,167 Academic Strength 65%
#4 #4 University of Missouri Annual Tuition $10,863 Academic Strength 74%
#5 #5 Evangel University Annual Tuition $8,835 Academic Strength 65%
#6 #6 University of Central Missouri Annual Tuition $8,173 Academic Strength 62%
#7 #7 William Woods University Annual Tuition $8,350 Academic Strength 61%
#8 #8 Central Methodist University Annual Tuition $7,750 Academic Strength 58%
#9 #9 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Annual Tuition $10,950 Academic Strength 66%
#10 #10 Stephens College Annual Tuition $11,400 Academic Strength 66%
#11 #11 Missouri Southern State University Annual Tuition $11,368 Academic Strength 64%
#12 #12 Culver-Stockton College Annual Tuition $11,850 Academic Strength 59%
#13 #13 Maryville University Annual Tuition $16,700 Academic Strength 72%
#14 #14 Missouri Baptist University Annual Tuition $12,360 Academic Strength 53%
#15 #15 Saint Louis University-Main Campus Annual Tuition $19,500 Academic Strength 76%
#16 #16 Lindenwood University Annual Tuition $16,900 Academic Strength 60%
#17 #17 Northwest Missouri State University Annual Tuition $17,913 Academic Strength 61%
#18 #18 University of Missouri-Kansas City Annual Tuition $24,417 Academic Strength 76%
#19 #19 Webster University Annual Tuition $22,720 Academic Strength 70%
#20 #20 Avila University Annual Tuition $19,900 Academic Strength 59%
#21 #21 Fontbonne University Annual Tuition $25,100 Academic Strength 64%
#22 #22 University of Missouri at Saint Louis Annual Tuition $29,157 Academic Strength 69%
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2018 Online Colleges in Missouri Ranking Details

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  • Annual Tuition: $9,269
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Academic Strength: 74%
  • Locations: Springfield

Online Associate Degrees (11)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (18)

Online Master's Degrees (7)

Online Certificate Programs (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $8,850
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Academic Strength: 68%
  • Locations: Springfield

Online Bachelor's Degrees (10)

Online Master's Degrees (14)

Online Doctoral Degrees (2)

Online Certificate Programs (20)

  • Annual Tuition: $8,167
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Academic Strength: 65%
  • Locations: Cape Girardeau

Online Bachelor's Degrees (21)

Online Master's Degrees (27)

Online Certificate Programs (10)

  • Annual Tuition: $10,863
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Academic Strength: 74%
  • Locations: Columbia

Online Bachelor's Degrees (12)

Online Master's Degrees (48)

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Online Doctoral Degrees (8)

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,835
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 61%
  • Academic Strength: 65%
  • Locations: Springfield
  • Annual Tuition: $8,173
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 79%
  • Academic Strength: 62%
  • Locations: Warrensburg

Online Bachelor's Degrees (7)

Online Master's Degrees (38)

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Online Doctoral Degrees (5)

Online Certificate Programs (7)

  • Annual Tuition: $7,750
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 51%
  • Academic Strength: 58%
  • Locations: Fayette

Online Associate Degrees (10)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (21)

Online Master's Degrees (5)

  • Annual Tuition: $10,950
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 97%
  • Academic Strength: 66%
  • Locations: Kansas City

Online Associate Degrees (2)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (6)

Online Master's Degrees (15)

  • Annual Tuition: $11,400
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 68%
  • Academic Strength: 66%
  • Locations: Columbia
  • Annual Tuition: $11,368
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 94%
  • Academic Strength: 64%
  • Locations: Joplin

Online Bachelor's Degrees (16)

Online Certificate Programs (10)

  • Annual Tuition: $16,700
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 72%
  • Academic Strength: 72%
  • Locations: Saint Louis

Online Bachelor's Degrees (19)

Online Master's Degrees (26)

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Online Doctoral Degrees (6)

Online Certificate Programs (11)

  • Annual Tuition: $12,360
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 57%
  • Academic Strength: 53%
  • Locations: Saint Louis

Online Bachelor's Degrees (5)

Online Master's Degrees (15)

Online Certificate Programs (3)

  • Annual Tuition: $19,500
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 63%
  • Academic Strength: 76%
  • Locations: Saint Louis

Online Bachelor's Degrees (16)

Online Master's Degrees (11)

Online Doctoral Degrees (7)

Online Certificate Programs (20)

  • Annual Tuition: $16,900
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 55%
  • Academic Strength: 60%
  • Locations: Saint Charles

Online Bachelor's Degrees (46)

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Online Master's Degrees (30)

Online Certificate Programs (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $22,720
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 56%
  • Academic Strength: 70%
  • Locations: Saint Louis

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Online Master's Degrees (63)

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Online Certificate Programs (30)

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  • Annual Tuition: $19,900
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 51%
  • Academic Strength: 59%
  • Locations: Kansas City
  • Annual Tuition: $25,100
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 97%
  • Academic Strength: 64%
  • Locations: Saint Louis, Brentwood, St. Louis
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Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Missouri (59)

Popular online degrees offered by accredited schools in Missouri include business, nursing, education, and teaching. Colleges like Saint Louis University - Main Campus, which offers 15 nursing options for bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, and Lindenwood University, which offers 41 options for undergraduate and graduate business administration degrees, make it easy for tomorrow's professionals to get the education of their choice today. With a burgeoning health industry, degree programs like Maryville University's master's of business administration in health administration, and University of Missouri's bachelor's in health science help launch the next generation of workers.

At a Glance:

  • 48% of accredited online Missouri colleges have tuition of $12,000 or less.
  • The state of Missouri offers women targeted educational grant funding from numerous resources. Career Development Grants offer women funding for their degree programs, while the Dorothy Harris Endowed Scholarship acts as a grant award for female graduate students who specialize in sports.
  • Missouri's "Bright Flight" program provides resident high school seniors who score in the top 3% on the ACT and SAT up to $2000 each in scholarship funds.

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