Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Missouri

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We have created a 2020 ranking of the best colleges in Missouri 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 28 Liberal Arts schools located within Missouri. 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 Missouri for 2020

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 Saint Louis Community College Saint Louis, MO

Saint Louis Community College offers 3 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a very large public college in a large city. In 2015, 1,214 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 1,213 Associate's degrees, and 1 Certificates degree.

3 Moberly Area Community College Moberly, MO

Moberly Area Community College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized public college in a far away town. In 2015, 543 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 543 Associate's degrees.

4 St Charles Community College Cottleville, MO

St Charles Community College offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 691 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 689 Associate's degrees, and 2 Certificates degrees.

5 Mineral Area College Park Hills, MO

Mineral Area College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized public college in a far away town. In 2015, 321 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 321 Associate's degrees.

6 Jefferson College Hillsboro, MO

Jefferson College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized public college in a outlying rural. In 2015, 358 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 358 Associate's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
7 State Fair Community College Sedalia, MO

State Fair Community College offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a remote town. In 2015, 427 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 425 Associate's degrees, and 2 Certificates degrees.

8 Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO

Washington University in St Louis offers 3 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 5 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 4 Master's degrees, 1 Doctoral degree.

Based on 36 Reviews
9 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
10 University of Missouri-St Louis Saint Louis, MO

University of Missouri-St Louis offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 112 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 112 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews

List of all Liberal Arts Colleges in Missouri

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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
Saint Louis Community College Saint Louis Community College Saint Louis, MO
2/5
26 : 1 18,902
Moberly Area Community College Moberly Area Community College Moberly, MO
2/5
32 : 1 4,863
St Charles Community College St Charles Community College Cottleville, MO
2/5
35 : 1 6,865
Mineral Area College Mineral Area College Park Hills, MO
2/5
31 : 1 4,388
Jefferson College Jefferson College Hillsboro, MO
2/5
29 : 1 4,705
State Fair Community College State Fair Community College Sedalia, MO
2/5
28 : 1 4,934
Washington University in St Louis Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO
5/5
9 : 1 14,688
University of Missouri-Kansas City University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City, MO
2/5
19 : 1 16,685
University of Missouri-St Louis University of Missouri-St Louis Saint Louis, MO
3/5
28 : 1 16,738
Cottey College Cottey College Nevada, MO
4/5
9 : 1 326
Three Rivers Community College Three Rivers Community College Poplar Bluff, MO
2/5
32 : 1 3,856
Missouri University of Science and Technology Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla, MO
3/5
22 : 1 8,886
Wentworth Military Academy and College Wentworth Military Academy and College Lexington, MO
4/5
40 : 1 787
William Woods University William Woods University Fulton, MO
4/5
19 : 1 2,172
William Jewell College William Jewell College Liberty, MO
5/5
11 : 1 1,063
Columbia College Columbia College Columbia, MO
3/5
49 : 1 14,759
North Central Missouri College North Central Missouri College Trenton, MO
2/5
30 : 1 1,708
St Louis College of Pharmacy St Louis College of Pharmacy Saint Louis, MO
5/5
13 : 1 1,389
Westminster College Westminster College Fulton, MO
4/5
15 : 1 951
Culver-Stockton College Culver-Stockton College Canton, MO
5/5
18 : 1 1,066
Stephens College Stephens College Columbia, MO
5/5
12 : 1 901
Park University Park University Parkville, MO
3/5
29 : 1 11,720
Missouri Southern State University Missouri Southern State University Joplin, MO
2/5
24 : 1 5,783
Lincoln University Lincoln University Jefferson City, MO
2/5
21 : 1 2,944

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Additional Liberal Arts Degree Facts for Missouri Schools

Missouri 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
Saint Louis Community College 0 1213 0 0 0
Moberly Area Community College 0 543 0 0 0
State Fair Community College 0 425 0 0 0
Jefferson College 0 358 0 0 0
How many Missouri schools offer online Liberal Arts degrees?
  • 2 Certificates
  • 8 Associate's
  • 1 Bachelor's

What Liberal Arts degree programs were earned in Missouri?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 16 Colleges 5,665 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 15 Colleges 388 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 5 Colleges 1,387 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 1 Colleges 1 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 2 Colleges 7 Graduates
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