Best Colleges in St. Louis

Known as the "Gateway City", St. Louis is the perfect place to start and finish your education. With 6 universities and 25 colleges and institutions, there's a school for everything: business, cosmetology, nursing, cooking, you name it. and once you have your degree, St. Louis is the perfect place to use it. Ranked 2 1st for the highest Gross Metropolitan Product in 2011, St. Louis is one of the highest producers in the country. But they're not just making money, they're making jobs. With 9 Fortune 500 companies and a giant health care sector, St. Louis has job opportunities for everyone after graduation.

Perhaps it's the rare combination of beach access or hip downtown life, but students in Charleston experience superior education with lots to do off campus. Take a tour aboard the USS Yorktown, notorious for its paranormal occurrences, or relax on the shore of one of 5 Charleston-area beach towns. Embrace local sports pride watching a Charleston Battery soccer match or a RiverDogs baseball game. Take time to appreciate the American spirit, brought on by the internationally-renowned military school, The Citadel. Regardless of who you are, Charleston welcomes students with diverse aspirations, ready to have a memorable, impactful college experience.

*Wikipedia, "Charleston Sports ", "Charleston South Carolina" * U.S. News Rankings and Reviews

Best Four Year Universities in St. Louis

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  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
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  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
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School Logo School Name Reviews Get Admission Info
Washington University in St Louis
Saint Louis, MO
Based on 36 Reviews
Saint Louis University
Saint Louis, MO
Based on 48 Reviews
Lindenwood University
Saint Charles, MO
McKendree University
Lebanon, IL
Based on 4 Reviews
Webster University
Saint Louis, MO
Based on 32 Reviews
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL
Based on 8 Reviews
Missouri Baptist University
Saint Louis, MO
University of Missouri-St Louis
Saint Louis, MO
Based on 12 Reviews
St Louis College of Pharmacy
Saint Louis, MO
Principia College
Elsah, IL
Based on 4 Reviews
Greenville College
Greenville, IL
Fontbonne University
Saint Louis, MO
Blackburn College
Carlinville, IL
Ranken Technical College
Saint Louis, MO
Kenrick Glennon Seminary
Saint Louis, MO
Vatterott College-Berkeley
Berkeley, MO
Hickey College
Saint Louis, MO
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills
Sunset Hills, MO
ITT Technical Institute-Earth City
Earth City, MO
Saint Louis Christian College
Florissant, MO
Harris-Stowe State University
Saint Louis, MO
ITT Technical Institute-Arnold
Arnold, MO
Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing
Saint Louis, MO
Logan University
Chesterfield, MO
Brown Mackie College-St Louis
Fenton, MO
University of Phoenix-St Louis Campus
Saint Louis, MO

Best Community Colleges in St. Louis

  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctoral
  • Certificates
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public