Advertising in Missouri

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Schools Offering Advertising Programs in Missouri

Each year, roughly 0.1% of Missouri students graduate with degrees in advertising. Thus, Missouri's 12 advertising schools put out approximately 210 advertisers each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Missouri that has a advertising program is Webster University. Webster University, which was ranked 30th in the country in 2010, is located in Saint Louis. In 2010, 63 students graduated from Webster University's advertising program. The tuition rate at Webster University was $21,748 per year.

The second-ranked school in Missouri that has a advertising program is Westminster College. Westminster College, which was ranked 39th in the country in 2010, is located in Fulton. Students at Westminster College paid $19,760 per year in tuition fees.

Stephens College, which was ranked 39th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a advertising program. It is located in Columbia. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Stephens College advertising program. Students at Stephens College paid $25,400 per year in tuition fees.


Tuition at Missouri's advertising schools ranges from $25,400 per year to $5,638 per year. But, the average tuition is $17,280 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Missouri advertising schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Stephens College - located in Columbia, students are charged $25,400 per year
  2. Avila University - located in Kansas City, students are charged $21,900 per year
  3. Webster University - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $21,748 per year

The following Missouri advertising schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Northwest Missouri State University - located in Maryville, students are charged $5,638 per year
  2. Missouri State University - located in Springfield, students are charged $6,276 per year
  3. Lindenwood University - located in Saint Charles, students are charged $13,540 per year

An advertising degree from a Missouri school... what next?

Most people who graduate from advertising school in Missouri go on to work as an advertiser. Missouri had 2,720 advertisers in 2010. The largest populations of Missouri advertisers are working in the following counties:

  1. Franklin County - 1,110 advertisers
  2. Bond County - 1,080 advertisers
  3. Christian County - 220 advertisers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of advertisers in Missouri will grow by 2%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,180 advertisers working in Missouri.


On average, advertisers earn $50,570 per year. But, salaries for advertisers can vary. In 2010, advertisers made as little as less than $15,770 per year or as much as more than $97,110 per year in Missouri. The counties in Missouri with the highest average salary for an advertiser are:

  1. Bond County - $65,840 per year
  2. Franklin County - $50,030 per year
  3. Boone County - $44,870 per year

The following counties in Missouri have the lowest average salaries for advertisers:

  1. Adair County - $26,750 per year
  2. Butler County - $31,760 per year
  3. Audrain County - $32,000 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Missouri statistics regarding a career in advertising and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as business administration or small business.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Advertising in Missouri
  • Master's Degree in Advertising in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,405 miles from location Missouri State University Springfield MO 35.1751 57% 20,371
6,244 miles from location Webster University Saint Louis MO 70.0021 38% 19,372
6,252 miles from location Lindenwood University Saint Charles MO 57.1604 55% 10,408
6,482 miles from location Northwest Missouri State University Maryville MO 30.4083 41% 7,076
6,406 miles from location Drury University Springfield MO 29.0015 49% 5,489
6,250 miles from location Missouri Baptist University Saint Louis MO 24.0369 46% 4,836
6,242 miles from location Fontbonne University Saint Louis MO 24.6262 41% 2,863
6,404 miles from location Evangel University Springfield MO 23.9791 50% 1,955
6,472 miles from location Avila University Kansas City MO 22.53 27% 1,893
6,396 miles from location Missouri Valley College Marshall MO 17.8358 36% 1,789
6,350 miles from location Stephens College Columbia MO 58.0968 48% 1,231
6,330 miles from location Westminster College Fulton MO 61.3658 29% 1,087

Curious what studying Advertising gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Missouri

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Advertising Sales Agents + 2,720 $50,570 -14.7%
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers + 1,020 $93,090 8.5%
Writers and Authors + 950 $53,090 -50.8%
Advertising and Promotions Managers + 540 $81,450 5.9%

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