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Schools Offering Education Programs in Missouri


Each year, roughly 3.0% of Missouri students graduate with degrees in education. Thus, Missouri's 56 education schools put out approximately 5,443 education professionals each year.

Top Schools

Webster University, which was ranked 30th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Missouri that has a education program. It is located in Saint Louis. In 2010, Webster University graduated 239 students from its education program. Students at Webster University paid $21,748 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Missouri with a education program is Westminster College, which is located in Fulton. In 2010, it was ranked 39th nationwide. In 2010, 39 students graduated from Westminster College education program. Students at Westminster College paid $19,760 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Missouri with a education program is Stephens College, which is located in Columbia. In 2010, it was ranked 42nd nationwide. In 2010, Stephens College graduated 10 students from its education programs. The tuition rate at Stephens College was $25,400 per year.

Cost

Education schools in Missouri, charge students an average tuition of $10,984 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $40,369 per year, or as little as $1,704 per year. In 2010, the following Missouri education schools had the highest tuition rates:

  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 education schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Missouri 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

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

Some of the most popular jobs education graduates in Missouri pursue include postsecondary vocational teacher, social science teacher, postsecondary teacher, elementary school teacher, and business teacher. Missouri had 59,460 education professionals in 2010. 1,400 of these education professionals were instructional coordinators, 1,880 were postsecondary vocational teachers, and 50 were social science teachers. In Missouri, the largest numbers of education professional work in the following counties:

  1. Bond County - 29,370 education professionals
  2. Franklin County - 21,750 education professionals
  3. Audrain County - 4,920 education professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 53,900 education professionals will be working in Missouri. This would require the number of education professional to grow by 13%.

Salary

education professionals in Missouri earn $54,764 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Missouri education professional earned as little as less than $16,750 per year or as much as more than $119,600 per year. Education professionals in the following Missouri counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Franklin County - $58,845 per year
  2. Bond County - $57,613 per year
  3. Audrain County - $51,705 per year

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

  1. Butler County - $37,120 per year
  2. Doniphan County - $37,164 per year
  3. Alexander County - $38,780 per year

On average, the highest paid education professionals in Missouri were:

  1. Education Administrator - $72,330 per year
  2. Social Science Teacher - $71,530 per year
  3. Health Specialties Teacher - $70,180 per year

On average, the lowest paid education professionals in Missouri were:

  1. Kindergarten Teacher - $43,590 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $41,310 per year

More Information

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

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

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
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
6,471 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
6,198 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
6,259 miles from location St Charles Community College Saint Peters MO 10.8568 n/a 7,814
6,482 miles from location Northwest Missouri State University Maryville MO 30.4083 41% 7,076
6,465 miles from location Metropolitan Community College-Longview Lees Summit MO 10.817 n/a 6,292
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
6,362 miles from location A T Still University of Health Sciences Kirksville MO 0.442487 n/a 3,702
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
6,404 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
6,405 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
6,369 miles from location Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Fayette MO 21.0328 34% 1,051
6,299 miles from location Hannibal-Lagrange College Hannibal MO 21.2492 33% 1,042
6,306 miles from location Culver-Stockton College Canton MO 22.2938 19% 754
6,471 miles from location University of Phoenix-Kansas City Campus Kansas City MO 7.71755 n/a 635
6,406 miles from location Baptist Bible College and Graduate School Springfield MO 13.8688 n/a 557
6,250 miles from location University of Phoenix-St Louis Campus Maryland Heights MO 5.45973 n/a 462
6,470 miles from location Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary Kansas City MO 19.8657 86% 276
6,249 miles from location National Academy of Beauty Arts Farmington MO 29.049 n/a 176
6,349 miles from location Cosmetology Concepts Institute Columbia MO 30.3516 n/a 55
 

Curious what studying Education 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
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education + 27,680 $44,070 14.2%
2
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education + 13,950 $46,690 21.0%
3
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education + 3,250 $43,590 -15.6%
4
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary + 2,820 $70,180 -26.6%
5
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,880 $43,630 75.7%
6
Business Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,780 $64,250 0.0%
7
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,520 $52,250 10.9%
8
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other + 1,470 $63,130 11.4%
9
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors + 1,420 $41,310 47.9%
10
Instructional Coordinators + 1,400 $57,510 30.8%
11
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,030 $52,680 -1.0%
12
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 690 $54,100 -33.7%
13
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School + 310 $44,210 -11.4%
14
Education Administrators, All Other + 210 $72,330 -38.2%
15
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other + 50 $71,530
 

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