Best Liberal Arts Colleges in St. Louis

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We have created a 2020 ranking of the best colleges in St. Louis 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 11 Liberal Arts schools located within St. Louis. 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 St. Louis for 2020

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 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.

2 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.

3 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
4 Southwestern Illinois College Belleville, IL

Southwestern Illinois College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 469 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 469 Associate's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
5 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
6 McKendree University Lebanon, IL

McKendree University offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a small 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.

Based on 4 Reviews
7 Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 4 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 4 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
8 Principia College Elsah, IL

Principia College offers 0 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a outlying rural.

Based on 4 Reviews
9 Lewis and Clark Community College Godfrey, IL

Lewis and Clark Community College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized public college in a outlying rural. In 2015, 66 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 66 Associate's degrees.

10 Greenville College Greenville, IL

Greenville College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a small private university in a far away town. In 2015, 1 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 1 Bachelor's degree.

List of all Liberal Arts Colleges in St. Louis

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Saint Louis Community College Saint Louis Community College Saint Louis, MO
2/5
26 : 1 18,902
St Charles Community College St Charles Community College Cottleville, MO
2/5
35 : 1 6,865
Jefferson College Jefferson College Hillsboro, MO
2/5
29 : 1 4,705
Southwestern Illinois College Southwestern Illinois College Belleville, IL
3/5
31 : 1 9,943
Washington University in St Louis Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO
5/5
9 : 1 14,688
McKendree University McKendree University Lebanon, IL
5/5
19 : 1 3,001
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL
3/5
21 : 1 14,265
Principia College Principia College Elsah, IL
5/5
8 : 1 460
Lewis and Clark Community College Lewis and Clark Community College Godfrey, IL
3/5
45 : 1 7,914
Greenville College Greenville College Greenville, IL
5/5
14 : 1 1,321
Fontbonne University Fontbonne University Saint Louis, MO
4/5
15 : 1 1,713

Additional Liberal Arts Degree Facts for St. Louis Schools

St. Louis Schools offering online Liberal Arts degrees

Online Liberal Arts degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 1,213 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
Saint Louis Community College 0 1213 0 0 0
Jefferson College 0 358 0 0 0
How many St. Louis schools offer online Liberal Arts degrees?
  • 2 Associate's

What Liberal Arts degree programs were earned in St. Louis?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 5 Colleges 2,795 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 7 Colleges 12 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 2 Colleges 3 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 1 Colleges 1 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 1 Colleges 4 Graduates
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