Top Rated Missouri Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in Missouri for 2022

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in Missouri as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2022 as the best public college in Missouri is Missouri University of Science and Technology. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


9 results

Missouri University of Science and Technology
M
Rolla, MO
Missouri University of Science and Technology

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 7,642enrollment
  • $13,476net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1238-1390SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
University of Missouri Columbia
M
Columbia, MO
University of Missouri Columbia

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 31,089enrollment
  • $16,930net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1320SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.61Estimated Avg GPA
Truman State University
T
Kirksville, MO
Truman State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 4,655enrollment
  • $12,621net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1330SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
University of Missouri Kansas City
M
Kansas City, MO
University of Missouri Kansas City

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 16,147enrollment
  • $16,016net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1315SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA
University of Missouri St Louis
M
Saint Louis, MO
University of Missouri St Louis

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Missouri

  • 13,874enrollment
  • $10,039net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1255SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
University of Central Missouri
C
Warrensburg, MO
University of Central Missouri

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 9,959enrollment
  • $13,394net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA
Missouri State University Springfield
M
Springfield, MO
Missouri State University Springfield

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 23,505enrollment
  • $16,804net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1220SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Northwest Missouri State University
N
Maryville, MO
Northwest Missouri State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 7,267enrollment
  • $13,375net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 990-1180SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA
Missouri Southern State University
M
Joplin, MO
 
Missouri Southern State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Missouri

  • 5,045enrollment
  • $9,519net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 840-1110SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA