Colleges in Missouri

There are 280 Colleges in Missouri, serving a population of 6,075,300 people in an area of 68,729 square miles. There is 1 College per 21,697 people, and 1 College per 245 square miles.

The state of Missouri is ranked 7th in Colleges per capita, and 28th in Colleges per square mile.

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Missouri College Statistics

Find Missouri College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Missouri College Enrollment
 MissouriUnited States
College/Grad School Enrollment399,267 (26.6%)22,570,897 (27.7%)
Missouri Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 MissouriUnited States
Some College, No Degree923,045 (22.4%)45,027,332 (20.6%)
Associate's Degree323,751 (7.8%)18,338,323 (8.4%)
Bachelor's Degree729,543 (17.7%)42,470,927 (19.4%)
Graduate/Professional Degree451,540 (10.9%)26,396,124 (12.1%)
Missouri Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 MissouriUnited States
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher1,181,08368,867,051
Arts, Humanities & Others258,499 (21.9%)15,676,993 (22.8%)
Business257,889 (21.8%)14,029,435 (20.4%)
Education192,144 (16.3%)8,575,633 (12.5%)
Science & Engineering350,240 (29.7%)24,078,223 (35.0%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields122,311 (10.4%)6,506,767 (9.4%)