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Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Kansas City

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Kansas City that offer Liberal Arts degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 9 Liberal Arts schools located within Kansas City. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Kansas City for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City Kansas City, MO

Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a very large public college in a large city. In 2015, 2,773 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 1,393 Associate's degrees, and 1,380 Certificates degrees.

2 Johnson County Community College Overland Park, KS

Johnson County Community College offers 3 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a very large public college in a mid sized city. In 2015, 1,229 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 1,215 Associate's degrees, and 14 Certificates degrees.

3 University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City, MO

University of Missouri-Kansas City offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 187 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 184 Bachelor's degrees, and 3 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
4 Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City, KS

Kansas City Kansas Community College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized public college in a mid sized city. In 2015, 318 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 318 Associate's degrees.

5 Wentworth Military Academy and College Lexington, MO

Wentworth Military Academy and College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a very small private college in a far away town. In 2015, 130 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 130 Associate's degrees.

6 William Jewell College Liberty, MO

William Jewell College offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 24 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 24 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
7 University of Saint Mary Leavenworth, KS

University of Saint Mary offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a small private university in a outlying town. In 2015, 3 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 2 Associate's degrees, and 1 Bachelor's degree.

8 Park University Parkville, MO

Park University offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 2 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 2 Bachelor's degrees.

9 Donnelly College Kansas City, KS

Donnelly College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a very small private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 30 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 30 Associate's degrees.

List of all Liberal Arts Colleges in Kansas City

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City Kansas City, MO
2/5
28 : 1 17,821
Johnson County Community College Johnson County Community College Overland Park, KS
2/5
38 : 1 19,091
University of Missouri-Kansas City University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City, MO
2/5
19 : 1 16,685
Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City, KS
2/5
24 : 1 5,625
Wentworth Military Academy and College Wentworth Military Academy and College Lexington, MO
4/5
40 : 1 787
William Jewell College William Jewell College Liberty, MO
5/5
11 : 1 1,063
University of Saint Mary University of Saint Mary Leavenworth, KS
5/5
11 : 1 1,427
Park University Park University Parkville, MO
3/5
29 : 1 11,720
Donnelly College Donnelly College Kansas City, KS
2/5
13 : 1 382

Additional Liberal Arts Degree Facts for Kansas City Schools

Kansas City Schools offering online Liberal Arts degrees

Online Liberal Arts degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 2,773 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Liberal Arts degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City 1380 1393 0 0 0
Johnson County Community College 0 1215 0 0 0
Kansas City Kansas Community College 0 318 0 0 0
How many Kansas City schools offer online Liberal Arts degrees?
  • 1 Certificates
  • 3 Associate's

What Liberal Arts degree programs were earned in Kansas City?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 7 Colleges 3,088 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 4 Colleges 211 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 2 Colleges 1,394 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 1 Colleges 3 Graduates
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