Missouri Liberal Arts Colleges

There are 14 liberalarts colleges located throughout Missouri (2 public colleges and 12 private colleges), serving 47,100 students.

Missouri Liberal Arts College by County:

Town
College
# Students
  Canton
Culver-stockton College
(Private not-for-profit)
769
  Columbia
Stephens College
(Private not-for-profit)
882
  Columbia
Columbia College (columbia - 65216)
(Private not-for-profit)
17,830
  Fayette
1,173
  Fulton
Westminster College (fulton)
(Private not-for-profit)
1,083
  Hannibal
Hannibal-lagrange University
(Private not-for-profit)
1,235
  Joplin
5,417
  Kansas City
Devry University-missouri
(Private for-profit)
1,351
  Liberty
William Jewell College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,052
  Marshall
Missouri Valley College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,725
  Point Lookout
College Of The Ozarks
(Private not-for-profit)
1,384
  Saint Joseph
6,056
  Saint Louis
Missouri Baptist University
(Private not-for-profit)
5,064
  Springfield
Evangel University
(Private not-for-profit)
2,079

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