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Missouri Computer Science Colleges

57 Colleges
3,430 Yearly Graduations
$59,303 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,321 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Missouri ranked #23 in the nation for computer science degrees handed out in 2019. Around 3,430 students received some type of diploma that year. Missouri colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $14,826 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $17,714 per year.

An estimated 53% of college students in Missouri take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,830 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
337 Yearly Degrees
$8,043 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,229 students at UCM in total, 8,904 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,688 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UCM is 4.5 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

64% of UCM students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,365 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UCM with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
318 Yearly Degrees
$55,292 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,822 undergraduates at WUSTL, of which 7,139 are full-time, and there are 16,191 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at WUSTL. The freshman retention rate is 97%.

This a very selective school with only 16% of students getting accepted. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

19% of WUSTL students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,835 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $56,500 during the early-career years.

#3

University of Missouri - Columbia

Columbia, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
250 Yearly Degrees
$10,477 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 22,589 undergraduates at Mizzou, of which 20,676 are full-time, and there are 30,014 students altogether. It takes the average Mizzou undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 44% of students at Mizzou take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,779 a year. Mizzou has a 4.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Mizzou with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
226 Yearly Degrees
$18,100 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Lindenwood University is 8,392, of which 5,654 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,000 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Lindenwood University is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

Approximately 63% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,626 a year. Lindenwood University has a 1.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lindenwood University is $34,400.

Public Public vs. Private
209 Yearly Degrees
$10,575 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,454 undergraduates at Missouri University of Science and Technology, of which 5,692 are full-time, and there are 8,088 students altogether. For undergraduates at Missouri University of Science and Technology, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Of the accepted students, 75% are men and 25% are women.

Roughly 54% of students at Missouri University of Science and Technology take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,992 a year. Missouri University of Science and Technology has a 3.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Missouri University of Science and Technology with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $58,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

University of Missouri - Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
207 Yearly Degrees
$10,543 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Missouri - Kansas City is 16,388, of which 11,301 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,487 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMKC is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Roughly 49% of students at UMKC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,713 a year. UMKC has a 7.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMKC is $38,300.

#7

Ozarks Technical Community College

Springfield, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
203 Yearly Degrees
$4,763 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,762 students at OTC in total, 5,430 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $1,548 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from OTC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Park University

Parkville, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
195 Yearly Degrees
$8,399 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,415 students at Park University in total, 9,546 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,151 are full-time. It takes the average Park University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Roughly 66% of students at Park University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,858 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,800 during the early-career years.

#9

Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
173 Yearly Degrees
$8,238 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,710 undergraduates at Northwest, of which 4,954 are full-time, and there are 7,104 students altogether. For undergraduates at Northwest, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,076 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,400 during the early-career years.

#10

Missouri State University - Springfield

Springfield, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
154 Yearly Degrees
$7,588 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Missouri State University - Springfield is 23,453, of which 19,801 students are undergraduates and of those, 14,005 are full-time. For undergraduates at Missouri State, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

60% of Missouri State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,840 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Missouri State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Saint Louis Community College

Saint Louis, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
119 Yearly Degrees
$4,845 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Saint Louis Community College is 17,294, which includes 6,114 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,003 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,400 during the early-career years.

#12

University of Missouri - St Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
101 Yearly Degrees
$11,079 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Missouri - St Louis is 15,988, of which 13,026 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,098 are full-time. It takes the average UMSL undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,616 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMSL is $35,400.

Public Public vs. Private
98 Yearly Degrees
$5,730 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,522 full-time undergraduates at MCC, and 15,770 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

6% of MCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,430 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,000 during the early-career years.

#14

Columbia College

Columbia, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
86 Yearly Degrees
$10,912 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Columbia College is 9,913, of which 9,387 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,620 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Columbia College Missouri is 4.0 years.

Approximately 55% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,362 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Columbia College Missouri is $33,000.

#15

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
60 Yearly Degrees
$45,424 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,332 undergraduates at SLU, of which 6,691 are full-time, and there are 12,799 students altogether. It takes the average SLU undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 53% of students at SLU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,533 a year. SLU has a 2.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SLU is $45,700.

Public Public vs. Private
58 Yearly Degrees
$7,289 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,475 undergraduates at Missouri Southern, of which 3,844 are full-time, and there are 5,604 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,872 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,500 during the early-career years.

#17

Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
53 Yearly Degrees
$7,800 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Southeast Missouri State University is 10,637, of which 9,524 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,152 are full-time. It takes the average Southeast Missouri State University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 85% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

55% of Southeast Missouri State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,222 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southeast Missouri State University is $29,700.

#18

St Charles Community College

Cottleville, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
51 Yearly Degrees
$5,190 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at St Charles Community College is 6,363, which includes 3,222 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

6% of SCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,994 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,800 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
49 Yearly Degrees
$6,338 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at State Technical College of Missouri is 1,724, which includes 1,425 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 55% of students at STC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,388 a year. STC has a 6.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,200 during the early-career years.

#20

Webster University

Saint Louis, Missouri
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
47 Yearly Degrees
$28,700 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Webster University is 9,860, of which 2,832 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,170 are full-time. It takes the average Webster undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 54%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 68% of students at Webster take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,646 a year. Webster has a 4.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Webster is $33,700.

#21

Truman State University

Kirksville, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees
$8,120 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Truman State University is 5,231, of which 4,939 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,269 are full-time. It takes the average Truman State undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

47% of Truman State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,192 a year. Truman State has a 3.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Truman State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Crowder College

Neosho, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
39 Yearly Degrees
$4,344 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,401 students at Crowder College in total, 1,875 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

16% of Crowder College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,335 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Crowder College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
35 Yearly Degrees

There are 281 undergraduates at American College of Technology, of which 281 are full-time, and there are 306 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 10.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

#23

Missouri Western State University

Saint Joseph, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
35 Yearly Degrees
$6,814 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Missouri Western State University is 5,608, of which 5,367 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,382 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 54% of students at Missouri Western take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,872 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Missouri Western with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

Lincoln University

Jefferson City, Missouri
Public Public vs. Private
25 Yearly Degrees
$7,910 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,436 students at LU Missouri in total, 2,323 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,593 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at LU Missouri is 4.7 years.

Approximately 82% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,389 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from LU Missouri with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Missouri Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Central Methodist University - College of Graduate & Extended Studies 22
27 Ranken Technical College 21
27 Maryville University of Saint Louis 21
29 Jefferson College 19
30 DeVry University - Missouri 17
31 Southwest Baptist University 16
31 Fontbonne University 16
31 Avila University 16
34 Evangel University 14
35 Moberly Area Community College 13
36 State Fair Community College 12
37 College of the Ozarks 11
38 Three Rivers College 10
39 Central Methodist University - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 8
40 Bryan University 5
40 Hannibal - LaGrange University 5
40 American Trade School 5
43 Westminster College Missouri 4
43 Missouri Valley College 4
43 Missouri Baptist University 4
43 North Central Missouri College 4
47 Mineral Area College 2
47 Drury University 2
47 William Jewell College 2
47 Rolla Technical Institute/Center 2
47 East Central College 2
52 Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center 1
52 William Woods University 1
54 Pike-Lincoln Technical Center 0
54 Waynesville Career Center 0
54 Rockhurst University 0
54 Calvary University 0

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