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Schools Offering Business Programs in Missouri


Approximately 9.0% of graduates in of Missouri receive business degrees every year. That means an estimated 16,227 business professionals graduate from Missouri's 102 business schools each year.

Top Schools

Webster University, which was ranked 30th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Missouri that has a business program. It is located in Saint Louis. 1,507 students graduated with a degree in business from Webster University in 2010. Webster University charged in-state students $21,748 in tuition fees per year.

Westminster College, which was ranked 39th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a business program. It is located in Fulton. In 2010, 77 students graduated from Westminster College business program. Tuition at Westminster College was $19,760 per year.

The third-ranked school in Missouri that has a business program is Stephens College. Stephens College, which was ranked 42nd in the country in 2010, is located in Columbia. 44 students graduated with degree in business from Stephens College in 2010. Stephens College charged in-state students $25,400 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Business schools in Missouri, charge students an average tuition of $10,229 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $40,369 per year, or as little as $1,704 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Missouri business schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Washington University in St Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $40,369 per year
  2. Saint Louis University-Main Campus - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $32,656 per year
  3. William Jewell College - located in Liberty, students are charged $28,450 per year

The business schools in Missouri that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. East Central College - located in Union, students are charged $1,704 per year
  2. Crowder College - located in Neosho, students are charged $1,920 per year
  3. St Charles Community College - located in Saint Peters, students are charged $1,920 per year

A business degree from a Missouri school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs business graduates in Missouri pursue include chief executive officer, operations manager, business professor, accountant, and budget analyst. 112,970 business professionals were working in Missouri in 2010. Of these, 6,130 were business analysts. In addition, 6,760 were chief executive officers, and 38,720 were operations managers. The Missouri counties with the largest populations of business professional are:

  1. Bond County - 56,950 business professionals
  2. Franklin County - 48,480 business professionals
  3. Christian County - 6,480 business professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of business professionals in the state of Missouri will grow to 110,160. This would require a 7% growth in the field.

Salary

On average, business professionals earn a salary of $78,141 per year in Missouri state. In 2010, however, some Missouri business professional earned as little as less than $24,720 per year or as much as more than $150,000 per year. On average business professional earn the most in the following Missouri counties:

  1. Bond County - $83,579 per year
  2. Jasper County - $82,130 per year
  3. Franklin County - $81,930 per year

Business professionals in the following counties in Missouri make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Callaway County - $59,916 per year
  2. Adair County - $65,170 per year
  3. Doniphan County - $67,617 per year

The business professionals with highest average salaries in Missouri were:

  1. Chief Executive Officer - $151,580 per year
  2. Financial Manager - $112,560 per year
  3. Human Resources Manager - $103,330 per year

The business professionals with lowest average salaries in Missouri were:

  1. Cost Estimator - $57,770 per year
  2. Credit Counselor - $38,230 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in business in Missouri and to compare salaries with various related fields such as business administration or advertising, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Business in Missouri
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business in Missouri
  • Master's Degree in Business in Missouri
  • Doctoral Degree in Business in Missouri
  • Certificate in Business in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,248 miles from location Brown Mackie College-St Louis Fenton MO n/a n/a n/a
6,482 miles from location American College of Technology Saint Joseph MO n/a n/a n/a
6,350 miles from location University of Missouri-Columbia Columbia MO 40.0709 41% 31,237
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
6,242 miles from location University of Missouri-St Louis Saint Louis MO 25.4763 41% 16,534
6,237 miles from location Saint Louis University-Main Campus Saint Louis MO 35.9842 23% 16,317
6,350 miles from location Columbia College Columbia MO 22.5455 32% 15,556
6,471 miles from location University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City MO 27.6206 38% 14,799
6,242 miles from location Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis MO 47.1167 30% 13,575
6,407 miles from location Ozarks Technical Community College Springfield MO 11.4627 n/a 12,884
6,476 miles from location Park University Kansas City MO 24.2346 53% 12,775
6,426 miles from location University of Central Missouri Warrensburg MO 30.4658 51% 11,191
6,248 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Saint Louis MO 10.531 n/a 11,186
6,198 miles from location Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau MO 28.8196 47% 10,801
6,252 miles from location Lindenwood University Saint Charles MO 57.1604 55% 10,408
6,240 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park Saint Louis MO 9.06966 n/a 8,207
6,259 miles from location St Charles Community College Saint Peters MO 10.8568 n/a 7,814
6,475 miles from location Grantham University Kansas City MO 4.71658 n/a 7,573
6,240 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley Saint Louis MO 8.67516 n/a 7,210
6,482 miles from location Northwest Missouri State University Maryville MO 30.4083 41% 7,076
6,322 miles from location Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla MO 32.7752 46% 6,814
6,465 miles from location Metropolitan Community College-Longview Lees Summit MO 10.817 n/a 6,292
6,255 miles from location Jefferson College Hillsboro MO 18.6583 n/a 5,788
6,361 miles from location Truman State University Kirksville MO 35.1898 40% 5,781
6,479 miles from location Missouri Western State University Saint Joseph MO 17.4939 n/a 5,703
6,471 miles from location Missouri Southern State University Joplin MO 24.3231 58% 5,701
6,406 miles from location Drury University Springfield MO 29.0015 49% 5,489
6,356 miles from location Moberly Area Community College Moberly MO 17.7037 n/a 4,952
6,468 miles from location Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods Kansas City MO 9.55251 n/a 4,880
6,250 miles from location Missouri Baptist University Saint Louis MO 24.0369 46% 4,836
6,472 miles from location Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Kansas City MO 9.3452 n/a 4,656
6,466 miles from location Crowder College Neosho MO 18.5042 n/a 4,482
6,401 miles from location State Fair Community College Sedalia MO 16.3254 n/a 4,263
6,277 miles from location East Central College Union MO 12.8274 n/a 4,203
6,411 miles from location Southwest Baptist University Bolivar MO 23.5388 31% 3,716
6,251 miles from location Mineral Area College Park Hills MO 18.8434 n/a 3,671
6,252 miles from location Maryville University of Saint Louis Saint Louis MO 30.1378 48% 3,534
6,249 miles from location Three Rivers Community College Poplar Bluff MO 15.6351 n/a 3,527
6,342 miles from location Lincoln University Jefferson City MO 15.6751 n/a 3,314
6,369 miles from location Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies Fayette MO 0.893999 n/a 3,134
6,458 miles from location Metropolitan Community College-Blue River Independence MO 11.5019 n/a 3,131
6,470 miles from location Rockhurst University Kansas City MO 30.406 26% 3,029
6,242 miles from location Fontbonne University Saint Louis MO 24.6262 41% 2,863
6,330 miles from location William Woods University Fulton MO 22.5596 24% 2,412
6,328 miles from location Missouri State University-West Plains West Plains MO 16.1516 n/a 2,162
6,238 miles from location Ranken Technical College Saint Louis MO 27.5999 n/a 2,039
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
6,237 miles from location Harris-Stowe State University Saint Louis MO 12.7466 n/a 1,886
6,416 miles from location North Central Missouri College Trenton MO 22.466 n/a 1,802
6,396 miles from location Missouri Valley College Marshall MO 17.8358 36% 1,789
6,471 miles from location DeVry University-Missouri Kansas City MO 21.3506 80% 1,769
6,242 miles from location Vatterott College Saint Louis MO 24.3007 n/a 1,707
6,260 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Wildwood Grover MO 4.74776 n/a 1,401
6,405 miles from location College of the Ozarks Point Lookout MO 35.6208 93% 1,347
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
6,461 miles from location William Jewell College Liberty MO 28.6091 21% 1,083
6,248 miles from location Vatterott College Saint Louis MO 27.9613 n/a 1,052
6,369 miles from location Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Fayette MO 21.0328 34% 1,051
6,251 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Fenton MO 22.9563 n/a 1,044
6,299 miles from location Hannibal-Lagrange College Hannibal MO 21.2492 33% 1,042
6,250 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Earth City Earth City MO 20.5386 100% 1,001
6,465 miles from location Vatterott College Kansas City MO 20.6058 n/a 960
6,470 miles from location Colorado Technical University Kansas City MO 17.668 n/a 947
6,245 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Hazelwood MO 20.3659 n/a 929
6,243 miles from location Missouri College Saint Louis MO 19.3966 n/a 920
6,471 miles from location Pinnacle Career Institute Kansas City MO 21.7884 n/a 919
6,250 miles from location Everest College-Earth City Earth City MO 21.445 100% 910
6,246 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Arnold Arnold MO 19.489 100% 903
6,465 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Kansas City Kansas City MO 8.10888 100% 869
6,260 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Saint Peters MO 24.7073 n/a 779
6,306 miles from location Culver-Stockton College Canton MO 22.2938 19% 754
6,459 miles from location National American University-Independence Independence MO 10.1099 n/a 747
6,466 miles from location Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology Kansas City MO 16.0154 n/a 707
6,471 miles from location University of Phoenix-Kansas City Campus Kansas City MO 7.71755 n/a 635
6,406 miles from location Vatterott College Springfield MO 26.1229 n/a 609
6,406 miles from location Baptist Bible College and Graduate School Springfield MO 13.8688 n/a 557
6,473 miles from location Vatterott College Joplin MO 24.1238 n/a 536
6,407 miles from location Everest College-Springfield Campus Springfield MO 18.4511 81% 520
6,249 miles from location Hickey College Saint Louis MO 25.5214 n/a 480
6,250 miles from location University of Phoenix-St Louis Campus Maryland Heights MO 5.45973 n/a 462
6,476 miles from location National American University-Zona Rosa Kansas City MO 1.2034 n/a 458
6,262 miles from location Vatterott College-St Charles Campus Saint Charles MO 26.5997 n/a 392
6,470 miles from location Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary Kansas City MO 19.8657 86% 276
6,405 miles from location Bryan College Springfield MO 42.1829 100% 210
6,406 miles from location ITT Technical Institute Springfield MO n/a n/a 201
6,235 miles from location Stevens Institute of Business & Arts Saint Louis MO 36.152 100% 200
6,333 miles from location Texas County Technical Institute Houston MO 36.906 100% 186
6,475 miles from location Pinnacle Career Institute Kansas City MO n/a n/a 148
0 miles from location University of Phoenix-Springfield Campus Springfield MO 3.68541 n/a 143
6,201 miles from location Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center Cape Girardeau MO 29.2624 n/a 138
6,246 miles from location Missouri Tech Saint Charles MO 24.0011 35% 135
6,474 miles from location Messenger College Joplin MO 18.2121 94% 86
6,249 miles from location Poplar Bluff School District Practical Nurse Program Poplar Bluff MO 41.7766 100% 70
6,279 miles from location Pike-Lincoln Technical Center Eolia MO 38.9774 100% 56
6,432 miles from location Lex La-Ray Technical Center Lexington MO 30.0167 n/a 43
6,463 miles from location Nevada Regional Technical Center Nevada MO 37.5206 n/a 38
6,299 miles from location Hannibal Career and Technical Center Hannibal MO 53.1509 83% 37
6,365 miles from location Eldon Career Center Eldon MO 32.4036 66% 22
6,354 miles from location Moberly Area Technical Center Moberly MO 34.6798 n/a 6
 

Curious what studying Business 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)
1
General and Operations Managers + 38,720 $92,270 53.9%
2
Accountants and Auditors + 26,300 $59,980 12.6%
3
Chief Executives + 6,760 $151,580 -12.5%
4
Management Analysts + 6,130 $76,140 -4.7%
5
Financial Managers + 6,070 $112,560 5.2%
6
Loan Officers + 5,880 $64,630 -21.2%
7
Cost Estimators + 4,520 $57,770 -3.6%
8
Administrative Services Managers + 4,480 $74,190 71.6%
9
Personal Financial Advisors + 3,400 $72,870 115.2%
10
Financial Analysts + 2,960 $73,620 3.9%
11
Insurance Underwriters + 2,210 $65,810 -5.6%
12
Business Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,780 $64,250 0.0%
13
Human Resources Managers + 1,330 $103,330
14
Budget Analysts + 1,260 $64,370
15
Financial Examiners + 790 $78,650 36.2%
16
Credit Counselors + 380 $38,230 -35.6%
 

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